The National Advisory Committee on Ergonomics Meets May 6-7

April 23, 2003
The National Advisory Committee on Ergonomics (NACE) will hold its second public meeting in Washington, D.C., on May 6-7.

The second meeting of NACE will continue discussion about OSHA's ergonomics program and presentations made at the first meeting in January. In addition, the committee will set up working groups on research, guidelines and outreach and assistance. The working groups will meet on the afternoon of May 6 and report to the full committee the following day. OSHA Administrator John Henshaw will address the full committee on May 7.

The committee will meet from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6 and 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7 at the Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.

NACE is chartered to advise the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health on issues related to OSHA's four-pronged approach to reducing ergonomic-related injuries in the workplace: guidelines, research, outreach and assistance, and enforcement.

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