OSHA has announced that it is accepting nominations for persons to serve on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH). The committee will advise the OSHA director Edwin Foulke on occupational safety and health standards and policy affecting the construction industry.

Nominations will be accepted for eight vacancies on the 15-member committee in the following categories: construction employer representative, construction employee representative, state safety and health agencies representative and two construction safety and health experts. Members will serve a staggered two-year term. Any interested person or organization may nominate one or more qualified persons for membership.

Nominees should be identified by name, place of birth, occupation or position, address and telephone number. The category which the candidate would represent should be specified and a resume of the nominee's background, experience, and qualifications should be included.

Nominations must be submitted no later than Feb. 22, to Michael Buchet, Directorate of Construction-Office of Construction Services, Room N3468, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20210. The phone number is (202) 693-2020.