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OSHA construction advisory committee to meet in May

Washington – OSHA’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health is slated to meet in early May to discuss proposed amendments to the agency’s Cranes and Derricks in Construction Standard and a proposed rule on beryllium.

The committee’s agenda also includes comments from OSHA administrator David Michaels, updates to OSHA’s standard on eye and face protection, and discussions of items in the proposed Standards Improvement Project IV.

The full committee is set to meet in Washington on May 8. Workgroups on health hazards, emerging issues, Prevention through Design, temporary workers, and training and outreach are scheduled to convene May 7.

Comments or requests to speak at the meetings are due April 18.