NACOSH subcommittee to discuss proposed rule on emergency response

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Washington – The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health’s Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee is scheduled to meet Dec. 8 in Washington to discuss elements of a proposed rule from OSHA on emergency response and preparedness.

The proposed rule could include facility and equipment preparedness, vehicle preparedness and operation, pre-incident planning, post-incident analysis, and program evaluation.

The meeting is open to the public, and individuals wishing to attend should contact the Department of Labor at Hamilton.Bill@dol.gov or (202) 693-2077 by Dec. 1.

NACOSH, which includes representatives of workers and employers, advises and makes recommendations to OSHA on occupational safety and health matters.