CSB Public Business Meeting

Sunshine Act Meeting
TIME AND DATE: February 21, 2018, 1:00 p.m. EST
PLACE: U.S. Chemical Safety Board, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 910,
Washington, DC 20006.
STATUS: Open to the public.
The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) will convene a public
meeting on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. EST in Washington, DC, at the
CSB offices located at 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 910. The Board will
discuss open investigations, the status of audits from the Office of the Inspector General,
financial and organizational updates, and a review of the agency’s action plan. New
business will include an overview and possible release of the CSB’s first “Safety
Spotlight” and Board Member outreach and transparency initiatives.
Additional Information
The meeting is free and open to the public. If you require a translator or interpreter,
please notify the individual listed below as the “Contact Person for Further Information,”
at least three business days prior to the meeting.
A conference call line will be provided for those who cannot attend in person. Please use
the following dial-in number to join the conference:
Dial-In: 888-862-6557
Confirmation Number: 46446323
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
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.
Public Comment
The time provided for public statements will depend upon the number of people who
wish to speak. Speakers should assume that their presentations will be limited to three
minutes or less, but commenters may submit written statements for the record.
Contact Person for Further Information
Hillary Cohen, Communications Manager, at [email protected] or (202) 446-8094.
Further information about this public meeting can be found on the CSB website at:
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