OSHA NACOSH schedules meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee
May 16-17, 2016, in Washington, D.C
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health will hold a meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee on May 16-17, 2016, in Washington, D.C.
Among other issues, the subcommittee will discuss potential elements of an emergency response and preparedness proposed rule, such as risk management, facility and equipment preparedness, vehicle preparedness and operation, pre-incident planning, emergency incident standard operating procedures, post-incident analysis, and program evaluation.
The May 16 meeting will be held 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., and the May 17 meeting will be held 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., in Room S-4215 at the U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20210. The meetings are open to the public. Individuals who would like to attend, submit comments, make an oral presentation or need special accommodations to attend, should contact Bill Hamilton at Hamilton.Bill@dol.gov, 202-693-2077 (phone), or 202-693-1663 (fax), by May 9, 2016.
NACOSH was established by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to advise and make recommendations to the secretaries of labor, and health and human services on occupational safety and health programs, and policies and matters relating to the administration of the OSH Act.
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