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OSHA announces NACOSH meeting

May 29, 2012
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor''s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will hold a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) June 19-20 in Washington, according to a press release.

A tentative agenda includes remarks from the assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health and the director for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; discussions on globally harmonized systems and emerging issues; a presentation on OSHA''s fall prevention campaign; and NACOSH workgroup reports, the release stated.

According to the release, on June 19, the injury and illness prevention programs and the recordkeeping workgroups will meet at 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), respectively.

OSHA has established a new effectiveness measures workgroup to provide NACOSH with recommendations on measuring the effectiveness of OSHA''s strategies, programs and activities, and it will meet at 3:30 p.m. EDT, the release noted.

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