NACOSH Public Meeting Set for September

The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health\r\nwill meet in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13-14, to review\r\nvarious aspects of occupational safety and health training.

The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) will meet in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13-14, to review various aspects of occupational safety and health training.

Specifically, the committee will discuss the training of compliance safety and health officers, updates on the OSHA Training Institute and OSHA''s training grant program, and the status of National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) training activities and Education Resource Centers.

Committee members will also hear a report on an October 1999 training conference as well as a report from OSHA''s task force on outreach activities.

NACOSH was established under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to advise the secretaries of labor and health and human services on occupational safety and health programs.

Members of the 12-person advisory committee are chosen on the basis of their knowledge and experience in occupational safety and health.

The two-day meeting will take place in Room N 3437 A-C of the Frances Perkins Department of Labor Building in Washington, D.C.

The meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at approximately 4 p.m. each day.

by Virginia Sutcliffe

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