The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a public meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health on April 24 to address the following agenda items: OSHA’s Heat Injury and Illness Prevention in Outdoor and Indoor Work Rulemaking, OSHA’s Infectious Disease Rulemaking and a public comment period.

The ACCSH advises the Secretary of Labor and the Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA in the formulation of standards affecting the construction industry and on policy matters arising in the administration of the safety and health provisions of the Construction Safety Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The ACCSH’s Workgroups include those addressing “Education, Training and Outreach;” “Emerging and Current Issues;” Injury and Illness Prevention Program;” “Health Hazards, Emerging Issues & Prevention through Design;” Temporary Worker;” “Women in Construction” and “Backing Operations.”

The meeting will be held on April 24 from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET through WebEx. Directions for attending the meeting will be posted on the ACCSH website in advance of the meeting. Comments and requests to speak during the meeting are due by April 18 and can be submitted through the federal eRulemaking portal using Docket No. OSHA-2024-0002.