A pair of trending topics will be on the agenda at tomorrow’s meeting of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) Workgroups. The Emerging and Current Issues workgroup will meet from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST to discuss opioids and suicides in construction.

Prior to that, the Education, Training and Outreach workgroup will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST to discuss some evergreen topics: trench safety and fall prevention.

For information about the telecommunication requirements for the meeting, please contact Veneta Chatmon at (202) 693-2020, or by e-mail at chatmon.veneta@dol.gov.

The meetings, which are open to the public, will be by teleconference only. Teleconference Dial-in Number 888-658-5408   Passcode 7001480

Established under the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act and the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act of 1970, ACCSH advises the Secretary of Labor and Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health on construction standards and policy matters.