OSHA’s National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health will hold a meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee on Dec. 8 in Washington, DC.

The subcommittee will discuss potential elements of an emergency response and preparedness proposed rule, such as facility and equipment preparedness, vehicle preparedness and operation, pre-incident planning, emergency incident standard operating procedures, post-incident analysis, and program evaluation.

The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in C-5320, Room 6 at the US Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20210. The meeting is open to the public. Individuals who would like to attend, submit comments, make an oral presentation or need special accommodations to attend, should contact Bill Hamilton at Hamilton.Bill@dol.gov, 202-693-2077(phone), or 202-693-1663 (fax), by Dec. 1.

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.