The National Advisory Committee on Ergonomics (NACE) will hold its second public meeting in Washington, D.C., May 6-7, 2003.

NACE is chartered to advise OSHA chief John Henshaw on issues related to OSHA's four-pronged approach to reducing ergonomic-related injuries in the workplace - guidelines, research, outreach and assistance, and enforcement.

The committee will meet from 9:30-5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6 and 8:30 -3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7 at the Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.

The second meeting of NACE will continue discussion on OSHA's ergonomics program and presentations made at the first meeting in January. In addition, the committee will set up working groups on research, guidelines, and outreach and assistance. The working groups will meet on the afternoon of May 6 and report to the full committee the following day. Henshaw will address the full committee on May 7.