The U.S. Department of Labor will hold a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) on Feb. 22, 2022. In conjunction with the committee meeting, the NACOSH Heat Injury and Illness Prevention Work Group will hold its first meeting on Feb. 25, 2022. Both meetings are open to the public and will be held via teleconference and WebEx. Please review the Federal Register notice for more information. The tentative agenda for the NACOSH meeting will include agency updates from OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and discussions on OSHA’s efforts regarding heat injury and illness prevention and risk-based safety.

Comments and requests to speak at the NACOSH meeting must be submitted at, the Federal eRulemaking Portal, and refer to Docket No. OSHA-2022-0002. All comments must be submitted by Feb. 15, 2022.