Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety
and Health meeting scheduled for August
OSHA will hold a meeting of the Maritime Advisory
Committee for Occupational Safety and Health in Washington, D.C., August 19-20,
2014. Work groups will meet August 19 and the full committee will meet August
The MACOSH agenda will include surface preparation
and preservation in shipyards; shipboard refrigeration systems; pedestal crane
safety on commercial fishing vessels; baggage handling in cruise terminal
operations; a review of the International Maritime Organization's latest
"Guidance on Providing Safe Working Conditions for Securing of Containers
on Deck"; and log handling safety. MACOSH meetings are open to the public.
Individuals may submit comments and requests to speak at www.regulations.gov, the Federal
eRulemaking Portal. Submissions may also be sent by mail or facsimile.