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2017-41 September 22, 2017 PHMSA Announces Public Meeting and Joint OSHA Meeting

By JHMT StaffSeptember 22, 2017

On September 20, 2017, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published in the Federal Register a Notice of Public Meeting.

PHMSA will lead a public meeting on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 to gain public input on current proposals and discuss potential new work items for inclusion in the agenda of the 52nd session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE TDG), to be held in Geneva, Switzerland from November 27 to December 6, 2017.

Later that day, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will lead a public meeting to discuss proposals in preparation for the 34th session of the UNSCOE on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) held in Geneva from December 6 to 8, 2017.

Click here to view the notice in the Federal Register for information on pre-registration and conference call-in capability.

The Journal will provide its readers with TDG and GHS pre-meeting reports in advance of these public meetings, summarizing papers submitted and tracking important issues from previous meetings. Senior Technical Advisor Frits Wybenga's previous reports covering the decisions made by UNSCOE TDG as well as Technical Advisor Michelle Sullivan's reports on the UNSCOE GHS can be found by logging in and browsing to Int'l Decisions: UN Decisions and Reports.

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