Washington, D.C. September 13, 2022 – The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) announced today that it will hold public business meetings on the following dates in fiscal year 2023.
October 27, 2022:
January 26, 2023:
April 27, 2023:
July 27, 2023:
All meetings are scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. ET and will be available via Zoom. No registration is required.
CSB Interim Executive Steve Owens said, “The CSB is committed to transparency and information-sharing, and we want to ensure that the public is aware of our upcoming meeting schedule. We encourage everyone to watch our meetings to learn about what the CSB is doing and also participate in the public comment session.”
CSB Board Member Sylvia Johnson said, “I am looking forward to an active and productive year – these meetings are the perfect opportunity to share more about the priorities of the CSB and to get feedback and perspectives from the public.”
The Board’s business meetings are held to inform and update the public on its activities as well as fulfill its requirements to hold a minimum of four public meetings for FY 2023. The Board will review the CSB’s progress in meeting its mission and as appropriate highlight safety products newly released through investigations and safety recommendations. At the close of each meeting, there will be an opportunity for public comment. To submit public comments for the record please email the agency at [email protected].
The CSB is an independent federal agency charged with investigating incidents and hazards that result, or may result, in the catastrophic release of extremely hazardous substances. The agency's Board Members are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate. CSB investigations look into all aspects of chemical accidents and hazards, including physical causes, such as equipment failure, as well as inadequacies in regulations, industry standards, and safety management systems.
For further information contact Hillary Cohen, Communications Manager, at [email protected] or (202) 446-8094. Further information about the agency’s public meetings may be found on the CSB website at: www.csb.gov.