Labor Department Makes Safety Advisory Council Appointments, OSHA Seeks Five Nominations

Labor Department Makes Safety Advisory Council Appointments, OSHA Seeks Five Nominations

The Department of Labor has appointed six new members to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health, while OSHA is seeking nominations to fill five vacancies on the council.

The Department of Labor has appointed six new members to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health, while OSHA is seeking nominations to fill five vacancies on the council.

The 16-member council, which provides guidance on safety and health in the federal workforce, is configured to have eight members representing federal-agency management and eight members from labor organizations representing federal employees.

OSHA is accepting nominations for five new members – three federal-agency management representatives and two federal-employee representatives – who will serve three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2015.

Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez has appointed the following six members to serve three-year terms on the council:

Federal-employee labor organization representatives –

  • Carolyn Bland-Bowles, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
  • Dennis Phelps, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • Mark Segall, National Association of Agriculture Employees

Federal-agency management representatives:

  • Wesley Carpenter, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Wayne Quillin, U.S. Department of State
  • Maureen Sullivan, U.S. Department of Defense

Nominations can be submitted electronically at www.regulations.gov, by mail or by fax. The deadline is Oct. 5. See the Federal Register notice for more details.

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