WASHINGTON, DC – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will hold a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) December 10, 2014, in Washington, DC.

NACOSH advises, consults with and makes recommendations to the secretaries of labor and health and human services on matters relating to the Occupational Safety and Health Act including regulatory, research, compliance assistance and enforcement issues. NACOSH consists of 12 members representing workers, employers, safety and health professionals, states, and the public. NACOSH holds two to four meetings per year, which are open to the public.

The agenda includes remarks from Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, and Dr. John Howard, Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, updates on Ebola activities, Preventing Occupational Illness Through Improved Chemical Management, and Protecting Temporary Workers.

The committee will meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET in Room N-4437 A-C at the U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public. Comments and requests to speak may be submitted electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal, by mail or facsimile. See the Federal Register notice for details. Comments and requests to speak must be submitted by December 2, 2014.