The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has scheduled monthly meetings of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health's Temporary Workers Work Group in Washington, D.C.
The monthly meetings are scheduled for the following dates in 2015: August 24, September 21, October 16, and November 20.
According to OSHA, the workgroup will meet to continue discussion of workplace safety and health issues regarding temporary workers and develop recommendations for NACOSH's consideration. This includes developing recommended best practice language for protecting temporary workers as part of employers' injury and illness prevention programs.
NACOSH was established by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to advise and make recommendations to the secretaries of labor and health and human services on occupational safety and health programs and policies and matters relating to the administration of the OSH Act.
The monthly meetings will begin at 11 a.m. ET, in C-5515, Conference Room C, at the U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20210. The meetings are open to the public. Those interested in attending a meeting by teleconference, submitting written comments, making an oral statement at a meeting should contact Gretta Jameson at (202) 693-2176 or Jameson.GrettaH@dol.gov.