Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH): Charter Renewal, 79041-79042 [2020-26878]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 236 / Tuesday, December 8, 2020 / Notices General information and technical inquiries: Amy Wangdahl, Office of Maritime and Agriculture, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, telephone (202) 693–2066; email: wangdahl.amy@ dol.gov. The Secretary of Labor invites interested persons to submit nominations for membership on MACOSH. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES MACOSH was established by Section 7(d) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 651, 656) to advise the Secretary of Labor through the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health (Assistant Secretary) in formulating maritime industry standards and regarding matters pertaining to the administration of the OSH Act related to the maritime industry. MACOSH is a nondiscretionary advisory committee of indefinite duration (see section 3510 of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2020 (Pub. L. 116–92)). MACOSH operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2), its implementing regulations (41 CFR parts 101–6 and 102–3), and OSHA’s regulations on Advisory Committees (29 CFR part 1912). Pursuant to FACA (5 U.S.C. App. 2, 14(b)(2)), the MACOSH charter must be renewed every two years. 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 current MACOSH membership will expire on April 11, 2021. related to the maritime industry, academia, and the public. Nominations of new members, or resubmissions of current or 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. II. MACOSH Membership IV. Member Selection 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 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Dec 07, 2020 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 79041 Authority and Signature Loren Sweatt, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, authorized the preparation of this notice pursuant to 29 U.S.C. 653, 655, and 656, Secretary’s Order 8–2020 (85 FR 58393; September 18, 2020), FACA, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2), the implementing regulations (41 CFR part 102–3), Department of Labor Manual Series Chapter 1–900 (August 31, 2020), and OSHA’s regulations on Advisory Committees (29 CFR part 1912). Signed at Washington, DC, on December 2, 2020. Loren Sweatt, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2020–26877 Filed 12–7–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Occupational Safety and Health Administration [Docket No. OSHA–2020–0010] Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH): Charter Renewal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor. ACTION: Renewal of the MACOSH charter. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Secretary of Labor (Secretary) has renewed the charter for MACOSH. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Press inquiries: Mr. Frank Meilinger, Director, OSHA Office of Communications, U.S. Department of Labor; telephone: (202) 693–1999; email: meilinger.francis2@dol.gov. General information: Ms. Amy Wangdahl, Director, Office of Maritime and Agriculture, Directorate of Standards and Guidance; telephone; (202) 693–2066; email: wangdahl.amy@ dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary renewed the MACOSH charter on December 8, 2020. The charter will expire December 8, 2022. MACOSH is established in Section 7(d) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 651, 656) to advise the Secretary of Labor through the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health (Assistant Secretary) in order to inform the administration of the OSH Act with respect to the maritime industry. The Assistant Secretary may seek the advice of this Committee on E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1 79042 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 236 / Tuesday, December 8, 2020 / Notices activities related to priorities set by the Agency, including: Worker training, education, and assistance; setting and enforcing standards; and assuring safe and healthful working conditions in the maritime industry. MACOSH is a non-discretionary advisory committee of indefinite duration, operating in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2), the implementing regulations (41 CFR parts 101–6 and 102–3), chapter 1–900 of Department of Labor Manual Series 3 (Aug. 31, 2020), and OSHA’s regulations on Advisory Committees (29 CFR part 1912). Pursuant to FACA (5 U.S.C. App. 2, 14(b)(2)), the MACOSH charter must be renewed every two years. The new MACOSH charter is available to read or download at http:// www.regulations.gov (Docket No. OSHA–2020–0010), the federal rulemaking portal. The charter also is available on the MACOSH page on OSHA’s web page at http:// www.osha.gov and at the OSHA Docket Office, N–3653, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693–2350. Please note: While OSHA’s Docket Office is continuing to accept and process requests, due to the COVID–19 pandemic, the Docket Office is closed to the public. In addition, the charter is available for viewing or download at the Federal Advisory Committee Database at http://www.facadatabase.gov. Authority and Signature jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Loren Sweatt, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, authorized the preparation of this notice pursuant to 29 U.S.C. 653, 655, and 656, Secretary’s Order 8–2020 (85 FR 58393; Sept. 18, 2020), and FACA, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2), the implementing regulations (41 CFR part 102–3), Department of Labor Manual Series Chapter 1–900 (August 31, 2020), and 29 CFR part 1912. Signed at Washington, DC, on December 2, 2020. Loren Sweatt, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2020–26878 Filed 12–7–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–26–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Dec 07, 2020 Jkt 253001 I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION A. Obtaining Information [NRC–2020–0262] Proposed Evaluation Policy Statement Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Request for comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is requesting public comment on this proposed Evaluation Policy Statement that presents the standards that will govern the NRC’s planning, conduct, and use of program evaluations. The policy statement is intended to provide agency personnel and stakeholders with a clear understanding of the expectations related to the NRC’s evaluation standards that include rigor, relevance and utility, transparency, collaboration, independence and objectivity, and ethics. Submit comments by January 7, 2021. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the Commission is able to ensure consideration only for comments received before this date. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2020–0262. Address questions about NRC dockets to Dawn Forder; telephone: 301–415–3407; email: Dawn.Forder@nrc.gov. For technical questions contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • Email comments to: Rulemaking.Comments@nrc.gov. If you do not receive an automatic email reply confirming receipt, then contact us at 301–415–1677. • Mail comments to: Secretary, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001, ATTN: Rulemakings and Adjudications Staff. For additional direction on obtaining information and submitting comments, see ‘‘Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments’’ in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Meyer, Office of the Executive Director for Operations, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington DC 20555–0001, telephone: 301–415–6198, email: Matthew.Meyer@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2020– 0262 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information for this action. You may obtain publiclyavailable information related to this action by any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Website: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2020–0262. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may obtain publiclyavailable documents online in the ADAMS Public Documents collection at https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html. To begin the search, select ‘‘Begin Web-based ADAMS Search.’’ For problems with ADAMS, please contact the NRC’s Public Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 1–800–397–4209, at 301–415–4737, or by email to pdr.resource@nrc.gov. The proposed Evaluation Policy Statement is available in ADAMS under Accession number ML20268A811. • Attention: The Public Document Room (PDR), where you may examine and order copies of public documents is currently closed. You may submit your request to the PDR via email at PDR.Resource@nrc.gov or call 1–800– 397–4209 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (EST), Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. B. Submitting Comments Please include Docket ID NRC–2020– 0262 in your comment submission. The NRC cautions you not to include identifying or contact information that you do not want to be publicly disclosed in your comment submission. The NRC will post all comment submissions at https:// www.regulations.gov as well as enter the comment submissions into ADAMS. The NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove identifying or contact information. If you are requesting or aggregating comments from other persons for submission to the NRC, you should inform those persons not to include identifying or contact information that they do not want to be publicly disclosed in their comment submission. Your request should state that the NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove such information before making the comment submissions available to the public or entering the comment into ADAMS. E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 236 (Tuesday, December 8, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 79041-79042]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-26878]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-2020-0010]


Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health 
(MACOSH): Charter Renewal

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

ACTION: Renewal of the MACOSH charter.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of Labor (Secretary) has renewed the charter for 
MACOSH.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 
    Press inquiries: Mr. Frank Meilinger, Director, OSHA Office of 
Communications, U.S. Department of Labor; telephone: (202) 693-1999; 
email: [email protected].
    General information: Ms. Amy Wangdahl, Director, Office of Maritime 
and Agriculture, Directorate of Standards and Guidance; telephone; 
(202) 693-2066; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary renewed the MACOSH charter on 
December 8, 2020. The charter will expire December 8, 2022.
    MACOSH is established in Section 7(d) of the Occupational Safety 
and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 651, 656) to advise the 
Secretary of Labor through the Assistant Secretary of Labor for 
Occupational Safety and Health (Assistant Secretary) in order to inform 
the administration of the OSH Act with respect to the maritime 
industry. The Assistant Secretary may seek the advice of this Committee 
on

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activities related to priorities set by the Agency, including: Worker 
training, education, and assistance; setting and enforcing standards; 
and assuring safe and healthful working conditions in the maritime 
industry.
    MACOSH is a non-discretionary advisory committee of indefinite 
duration, operating in accordance with the provisions of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2), the 
implementing regulations (41 CFR parts 101-6 and 102-3), chapter 1-900 
of Department of Labor Manual Series 3 (Aug. 31, 2020), and OSHA's 
regulations on Advisory Committees (29 CFR part 1912). Pursuant to FACA 
(5 U.S.C. App. 2, 14(b)(2)), the MACOSH charter must be renewed every 
two years.
    The new MACOSH charter is available to read or download at http://www.regulations.gov (Docket No. OSHA-2020-0010), the federal rulemaking 
portal. The charter also is available on the MACOSH page on OSHA's web 
page at http://www.osha.gov and at the OSHA Docket Office, N-3653, 
Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of 
Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; telephone 
(202) 693-2350. Please note: While OSHA's Docket Office is continuing 
to accept and process requests, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 
Docket Office is closed to the public. In addition, the charter is 
available for viewing or download at the Federal Advisory Committee 
Database at http://www.facadatabase.gov.

Authority and Signature

    Loren Sweatt, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for 
Occupational Safety and Health, authorized the preparation of this 
notice pursuant to 29 U.S.C. 653, 655, and 656, Secretary's Order 8-
2020 (85 FR 58393; Sept. 18, 2020), and FACA, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 
2), the implementing regulations (41 CFR part 102-3), Department of 
Labor Manual Series Chapter 1-900 (August 31, 2020), and 29 CFR part 
1912.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on December 2, 2020.
Loren Sweatt,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety 
and Health.
[FR Doc. 2020-26878 Filed 12-7-20; 8:45 am]
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