Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH): Request for Nominations, 54147-54148 [2018-23423]

Download as PDF khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 208 / Friday, October 26, 2018 / Notices Title: Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories (29 CFR 1910.1450). OMB Control Number: 1218–0131. Affected Public: Business or other forprofits. Number of Respondents: 140,956. Frequency: Annually; monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, on occasion. Average Time per Response: Varies from 3 minutes to replace the safe practice manual to 1 hour to develop a new manual. Estimated Number of Responses: 1,782,322. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 695,105. Estimated Cost (Operation and Maintenance): $79,770,481. Information on using the http:// www.regulations.gov website to submit comments and access the docket is available at the website’s ‘‘User Tips’’ link. Contact the OSHA Docket Office for information about materials not available through the website, and for assistance in using the internet to locate docket submissions. IV. 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VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:32 Oct 25, 2018 Jkt 247001 V. Authority and Signature Loren Sweatt, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this notice. The authority for this notice is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3506 et seq.) and Secretary of Labor’s Order No. 1–2012 (77 FR 3912). [FR Doc. 2018–23419 Filed 10–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–26–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Occupational Safety and Health Administration [Docket No. OSHA–2017–0004] Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH): Request for Nominations Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor. ACTION: Request for nominations. AGENCY: OSHA invites interested persons to submit nominations for membership on the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health. DATES: You must submit nominations for MACOSH membership (postmarked, sent, transmitted, or received) by December 10, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit nominations and supporting materials by one of the following methods: Electronically: You may submit nominations, including attachments, electronically at: http:// www.regulations.gov, the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow the online instructions for submitting nominations. Facsimile: If your nomination and supporting materials, including attachments, do not exceed 10 pages, you may fax them to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693–1648. Regular mail, express mail, hand delivery, and messenger or courier service: You may submit nominations SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54147 and supporting materials to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA–2015– 0014, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–3653, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210. Deliveries (express mail, hand (courier) delivery, and messenger service) are accepted during the Docket Office’s normal business hours, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., ET. Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA–2017–0004). Because of security-related procedures, submissions by regular mail may result in a significant delay in receipt. Please contact the OSHA Docket Office for information about security procedures for making submissions by express mail, hand (courier) delivery, and messenger service. OSHA will post submissions in response to this Federal Register notice, including personal information provided, without change at http:// www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties about submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers and birthdates. Docket: To read or download submissions in response to this Federal Register notice, go to Docket No. OSHA–2017–0004 at http:// www.regulations.gov. All documents in the docket are available in the http:// www.regulations.gov index; however, some documents (e.g., copyrighted material) are not publicly available to read or download through that web page. All submissions, including copyrighted material, are available for inspection and copying at the OSHA Docket Office. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For press inquiries: Mr. Frank Meilinger, Director, OSHA Office of Communications, U.S. Department of Labor; telephone: (202) 693–1999; email: meilinger.francis2@dol.gov. For general information about MACOSH: Ms. Amy Wangdahl, Director, Office of Maritime and Agriculture, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor; telephone: (202) 693–2066; email wangdahl.amy@dol.gov. For copies of this Federal Register notice: Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice are available at http:// www.regulations.gov. This notice, as well as news releases and other relevant information, are also available at OSHA’s web page at: www.osha.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Labor invites interested persons to submit nominations for membership on MACOSH. E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1 54148 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 208 / Friday, October 26, 2018 / Notices I. Background The Secretary of Labor renewed the MACOSH charter for two years on January 23, 2017. MACOSH is a Federal Advisory Committee established under the authority of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 651 et seq.), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and regulations issued pursuant to those statutes (29 CFR part 1912, 41 CFR part 102–3). The Committee advises the Secretary of Labor on matters relating to occupational safety and health programs, enforcement, new initiatives, and standards for the maritime industries of the United States, which include longshoring, marine terminals, commercial fishing, and shipyard employment. OSHA invites persons interested in serving on MACOSH to submit their names for consideration for Committee membership. MACOSH reports to the Secretary of Labor through OSHA, and functions solely as an advisory body. MACOSH provides recommendations and advice to the Department of Labor and OSHA on various policy issues pertaining to safe and healthful employment in the maritime industries. The Secretary of Labor consults with MACOSH on various subjects, including: Ways to increase the effectiveness of safety and health standards that apply to the maritime industries, injury and illness prevention, the use of stakeholder partnerships to improve training and outreach initiatives, and ways to increase the national dialogue on occupational safety and health. In addition, MACOSH provides advice on enforcement initiatives that will improve the working conditions and the safety and health of workers in the maritime industries. The Committee meets approximately two times per year. Committee members serve without compensation, but OSHA provides travel and per diem expenses. Members serve a two-year term, which begins from the date of appointment by the Secretary of Labor. The term of the most recent MACOSH membership expired on January 20, 2018. khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES II. MACOSH Membership MACOSH consists of not more than 15 members appointed by the Secretary of Labor. The Agency seeks committed members who have a strong interest in the safety and health of workers in the maritime industries. The U.S. Department of Labor is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace. The Secretary of Labor will appoint members to create a broad-based, balanced, and diverse committee VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:32 Oct 25, 2018 Jkt 247001 reflecting the shipyard, longshoring, and commercial fishing industries, and representing affected interests such as employers, employees, safety and health professional organizations, government organizations with interests or activities related to the maritime industry, academia, and the public. Nominations of new members, or resubmissions of former members, will be accepted in all categories of membership. Interested persons may nominate themselves or submit the name of another person whom they believe to be interested in and qualified to serve on MACOSH. Nominations may also be submitted by organizations from one of the categories listed above (e.g., employer, employee, public, safety and health professional organization, state safety and health agency, academia). III. Submission Requirements Nominations must include the following information: (1) Nominee’s contact information and current employment or position; (2) Nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae, including prior membership on MACOSH and other relevant organizations and associations; (3) Maritime industry interest (e.g., employer, employee, public, safety and health professional organization, state safety and health agency, academia) that the nominee is qualified to represent; (4) A summary of the background, experience, and qualifications that addresses the nominee’s suitability for membership; and (5) A statement that the nominee is aware of the nomination, is willing to regularly attend and participate in MACOSH meetings, and has no conflicts of interest that would preclude membership on MACOSH. OSHA will conduct a basic background check of candidates before their appointment to MACOSH. The background check will involve accessing publicly available, internetbased sources. IV. Member Selection The Secretary of Labor will select MACOSH members based on their experience, knowledge, and competence in the field of occupational safety and health, particularly in the maritime industries. Information received through this nomination process, and other relevant sources of information, will assist the Secretary of Labor in appointing members to MACOSH. In selecting MACOSH members, the Secretary of Labor will consider individuals nominated in response to this Federal Register notice, as well as other qualified individuals. OSHA will PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 publish a list of MACOSH members in the Federal Register. Authority and Signature Loren Sweatt, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, authorized the preparation of this notice under the authority granted by 29 U.S.C. 655(b)(1) and 656(b), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, Secretary of Labor’s Order No. 1–2012 (77 FR 3912), and 29 CFR part 1912. 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reginald Haley, Office of Program Performance, at (202) 295–1545, or haleyr@lsc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to LSC’s announcement of funding availability on March 9, 2018, 83 FR 10524, and Grant Renewal applications due beginning June 4, 2018, LSC intends to award funds to provide civil legal services in the indicated service areas. Applicants for each service area are listed below. The amounts below are estimates based on the 2018 grant awards to each service area. The funding estimates may change based on the final FY 2019 appropriation. LSC will post all updates and/or changes to this notice at http:// www.grants.lsc.gov/grants-granteeresources. Interested parties are asked to visit http://www.grants.lsc.gov/grantsSUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 208 (Friday, October 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-2017-0004]


Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health 
(MACOSH): Request for Nominations

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.

ACTION: Request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: OSHA invites interested persons to submit nominations for 
membership on the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety 
and Health.

DATES: You must submit nominations for MACOSH membership (postmarked, 
sent, transmitted, or received) by December 10, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit nominations and supporting materials by one 
of the following methods:
    Electronically: You may submit nominations, including attachments, 
electronically at: http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal eRulemaking 
Portal. Follow the online instructions for submitting nominations.
    Facsimile: If your nomination and supporting materials, including 
attachments, do not exceed 10 pages, you may fax them to the OSHA 
Docket Office at (202) 693-1648.
    Regular mail, express mail, hand delivery, and messenger or courier 
service: You may submit nominations and supporting materials to the 
OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-2015-0014, Occupational Safety and 
Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3653, 200 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210. Deliveries (express mail, 
hand (courier) delivery, and messenger service) are accepted during the 
Docket Office's normal business hours, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., ET.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and 
docket number for this Federal Register notice (Docket No. OSHA-2017-
0004). Because of security-related procedures, submissions by regular 
mail may result in a significant delay in receipt. Please contact the 
OSHA Docket Office for information about security procedures for making 
submissions by express mail, hand (courier) delivery, and messenger 
service.
    OSHA will post submissions in response to this Federal Register 
notice, including personal information provided, without change at 
http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties 
about submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers 
and birthdates.
    Docket: To read or download submissions in response to this Federal 
Register notice, go to Docket No. OSHA-2017-0004 at http://www.regulations.gov. All documents in the docket are available in the 
http://www.regulations.gov index; however, some documents (e.g., 
copyrighted material) are not publicly available to read or download 
through that web page. All submissions, including copyrighted material, 
are available for inspection and copying at the OSHA Docket Office.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 
    For press inquiries: Mr. Frank Meilinger, Director, OSHA Office of 
Communications, U.S. Department of Labor; telephone: (202) 693-1999; 
email: [email protected].
    For general information about MACOSH: Ms. Amy Wangdahl, Director, 
Office of Maritime and Agriculture, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor; 
telephone: (202) 693-2066; email [email protected].
    For copies of this Federal Register notice: Electronic copies of 
this Federal Register notice are available at http://www.regulations.gov. This notice, as well as news releases and other 
relevant information, are also available at OSHA's web page at: 
www.osha.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Labor invites interested 
persons to submit nominations for membership on MACOSH.

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I. Background

    The Secretary of Labor renewed the MACOSH charter for two years on 
January 23, 2017. MACOSH is a Federal Advisory Committee established 
under the authority of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) 
(29 U.S.C. 651 et seq.), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 5 
U.S.C. App. 2, and regulations issued pursuant to those statutes (29 
CFR part 1912, 41 CFR part 102-3). The Committee advises the Secretary 
of Labor on matters relating to occupational safety and health 
programs, enforcement, new initiatives, and standards for the maritime 
industries of the United States, which include longshoring, marine 
terminals, commercial fishing, and shipyard employment. OSHA invites 
persons interested in serving on MACOSH to submit their names for 
consideration for Committee membership.
    MACOSH reports to the Secretary of Labor through OSHA, and 
functions solely as an advisory body. MACOSH provides recommendations 
and advice to the Department of Labor and OSHA on various policy issues 
pertaining to safe and healthful employment in the maritime industries. 
The Secretary of Labor consults with MACOSH on various subjects, 
including: Ways to increase the effectiveness of safety and health 
standards that apply to the maritime industries, injury and illness 
prevention, the use of stakeholder partnerships to improve training and 
outreach initiatives, and ways to increase the national dialogue on 
occupational safety and health. In addition, MACOSH provides advice on 
enforcement initiatives that will improve the working conditions and 
the safety and health of workers in the maritime industries. The 
Committee meets approximately two times per year. Committee members 
serve without compensation, but OSHA provides travel and per diem 
expenses. Members serve a two-year term, which begins from the date of 
appointment by the Secretary of Labor. The term of the most recent 
MACOSH membership expired on January 20, 2018.

II. MACOSH Membership

    MACOSH consists of not more than 15 members appointed by the 
Secretary of Labor. The Agency seeks committed members who have a 
strong interest in the safety and health of workers in the maritime 
industries. The U.S. Department of Labor is committed to equal 
opportunity in the workplace. The Secretary of Labor will appoint 
members to create a broad-based, balanced, and diverse committee 
reflecting the shipyard, longshoring, and commercial fishing 
industries, and representing affected interests such as employers, 
employees, safety and health professional organizations, government 
organizations with interests or activities related to the maritime 
industry, academia, and the public.
    Nominations of new members, or resubmissions of former members, 
will be accepted in all categories of membership. Interested persons 
may nominate themselves or submit the name of another person whom they 
believe to be interested in and qualified to serve on MACOSH. 
Nominations may also be submitted by organizations from one of the 
categories listed above (e.g., employer, employee, public, safety and 
health professional organization, state safety and health agency, 
academia).

III. Submission Requirements

    Nominations must include the following information:
    (1) Nominee's contact information and current employment or 
position;
    (2) Nominee's resume or curriculum vitae, including prior 
membership on MACOSH and other relevant organizations and associations;
    (3) Maritime industry interest (e.g., employer, employee, public, 
safety and health professional organization, state safety and health 
agency, academia) that the nominee is qualified to represent;
    (4) A summary of the background, experience, and qualifications 
that addresses the nominee's suitability for membership; and
    (5) A statement that the nominee is aware of the nomination, is 
willing to regularly attend and participate in MACOSH meetings, and has 
no conflicts of interest that would preclude membership on MACOSH.
    OSHA will conduct a basic background check of candidates before 
their appointment to MACOSH. The background check will involve 
accessing publicly available, internet-based sources.

IV. Member Selection

    The Secretary of Labor will select MACOSH members based on their 
experience, knowledge, and competence in the field of occupational 
safety and health, particularly in the maritime industries. Information 
received through this nomination process, and other relevant sources of 
information, will assist the Secretary of Labor in appointing members 
to MACOSH. In selecting MACOSH members, the Secretary of Labor will 
consider individuals nominated in response to this Federal Register 
notice, as well as other qualified individuals. OSHA will publish a 
list of MACOSH members in the Federal Register.

Authority and Signature

    Loren Sweatt, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational 
Safety and Health, authorized the preparation of this notice under the 
authority granted by 29 U.S.C. 655(b)(1) and 656(b), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, 
Secretary of Labor's Order No. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912), and 29 CFR part 
1912.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on October 19, 2018.
Loren Sweatt,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
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