OSHA schedules meeting to 'listen'

January 21, 2010

OSHA will host a public meeting on Feb. 10 in Washington to hear from stakeholders on key issues, the agency announced Jan. 15.

Questions to be discussed at "OSHA Listens" include:

  • What are the most important emerging or unaddressed safety and health issues in the workplace, and what can OSHA do to address these?
  • How can the agency improve its efforts to engage stakeholders in programs and initiatives?
  • Are there additional measures to improve the effectiveness of the agency's current compliance assistance efforts and the onsite consultation program to ensure small businesses have the information needed to provide safe workplaces?
Anyone interested in attending must register by sending an e-mail with contact information and the topic to be discussed to stakeholder.meeting@dol.gov by Feb. 3. People who cannot attend may submit comments by e-mail, referencing Docket Number OSHA-2010-0004.