Subcommittee on Procedures Reviews, Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 49389-49390 [E9-23302]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 186 / Monday, September 28, 2009 / Notices applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person. Information is also available on the Institute’s/Center’s home page: http:// deainfo.nci.nih.gov/advisory/pcp/pcp.htm, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.392, Cancer Construction; 93.393, Cancer Cause and Prevention Research; 93.394, Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Research; 93.395, Cancer Treatment Research; 93.396, Cancer Biology Research; 93.397, Cancer Centers Support; 93.398, Cancer Research Manpower; 93.399, Cancer Control, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: September 21, 2009. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 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(Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.392, Cancer Construction; 93.393, Cancer Cause and Prevention Research; 93.394, Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Research; 93.395, Cancer Treatment Research; 93.396, Cancer Biology Research; 93.397, Cancer Centers Support; 93.398, Cancer Research Manpower; 93.399, Cancer Control, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: September 21, 2009. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. E9–23263 Filed 9–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Cancellation of Meeting Notice is hereby given of the cancellation of the Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, October 1, 2009, 11 a.m. to October 1, 2009, 12 p.m., One Washington Circle Hotel, One Washington Circle, NW., Washington, DC 20037 which was published in the Federal Register on September 15, 2009, 74 FR 47262– 47264. The meeting was cancelled due to administration problems. PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49389 Dated: September 21, 2009. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. E9–23238 Filed 9–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Subcommittee on Procedures Reviews, Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), CDC announces the following meeting for the aforementioned subcommittee: Time and Date: 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m., October 15, 2009. Place: Cincinnati Airport Marriott, 2395 Progress Drive, Hebron, Kentucky 41018. Telephone (859) 334–4611, Fax (859) 334– 4619. Status: Open to the public, but without a public comment period. To access by conference call dial the following information 1 (866) 659–0537, Participant Pass Code 9933701. Background: The Advisory Board was established under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 to advise the President on a variety of policy and technical functions required to implement and effectively manage the compensation program. Key functions of the Advisory Board include providing advice on the development of probability of causation guidelines that have been promulgated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a final rule; advice on methods of dose reconstruction which have also been promulgated by HHS as a final rule; advice on the scientific validity and quality of dose estimation and reconstruction efforts being performed for purposes of the compensation program; and advice on petitions to add classes of workers to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC). In December 2000, the President delegated responsibility for funding, staffing, and operating the Advisory Board to HHS, which subsequently delegated this authority to CDC. NIOSH implements this responsibility for CDC. The charter was issued on August 3, 2001, renewed at appropriate intervals, and will expire on August 3, 2011. Purpose: The Advisory Board is charged with (a) Providing advice to the Secretary, HHS, on the development of guidelines under Executive Order 13179; (b) providing advice to the Secretary, HHS, on the scientific validity and quality of dose reconstruction efforts performed for this program; and (c) upon request by the E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES 49390 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 186 / Monday, September 28, 2009 / Notices Secretary, HHS, advise the Secretary on whether there is a class of employees at any Department of Energy facility who were exposed to radiation but for whom it is not feasible to estimate their radiation dose, and on whether there is reasonable likelihood that such radiation doses may have endangered the health of members of this class. The Subcommittee on Procedures Reviews was established to aid the Advisory Board in carrying out its duty to advise the Secretary, HHS, on dose reconstruction. It is responsible for overseeing, tracking, and participating in the reviews of all procedures used in the dose reconstruction process by the NIOSH Office of Compensation Analysis and Support (OCAS) and its dose reconstruction contractor. Matters To Be Discussed: The agenda for the Subcommittee meeting includes: preparation of status report to the Secretary on procedures review; discussion of the following ORAU & OCAS procedures: OTIB– 013 (‘‘Special External Dose Reconstruction Considerations for Mallinckrodt Workers’’), OTIB–014 (‘‘Rocky Flats Internal Dosimetry Co-Worker Extension’’), OTIB–0029 (‘‘Internal Dosimetry Coworker Data for Y– 12’’), OTIB–0049 (‘‘Estimating Doses for Plutonium Strongly Retained in the Lung’’), OTIB–0051 (‘‘Effect of Threshold Energy and Angular Response of NTA Film on Missed Neutron Dose at the Oak Ridge Y–12 Facility’’), OTIB–0054 (‘‘Fission and Activation Product Assignment for Internal Dose-Related Gross Beta and Gross Gamma Analyses’’), and OTIB–0070 (‘‘External Coworker Dosimetry Data for the Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico’’); and a continuation of the comment-resolution process for other dose reconstruction procedures under review by the Subcommittee. The agenda is subject to change as priorities dictate. This meeting is open to the public, but without a public comment period. In the event an individual wishes to provide comments, written comments may be submitted. Any written comments received will be provided at the meeting and should be submitted to the contact person below in advance of the meeting. Contact Person for More Information: Theodore Katz, Executive Secretary, NIOSH, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E–20, Atlanta GA 30333, Telephone (513)533–6800, Toll Free 1 (800) CDC–INFO, E-mail ocas@cdc.gov. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dated: September 19, 2009. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E9–23302 Filed 9–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:33 Sep 25, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH or Advisory Board), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), and pursuant to the requirements of 42 CFR 83.15(a), CDC announces the following meeting of the aforementioned committee: Board Public Meeting Times and Dates (All times are Eastern Time): 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m., October 20, 2009. 9 a.m.–5:45 p.m., October 21, 2009. 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m., October 22, 2009. Public Comment Times and Dates (All times are Eastern Time): 4:30 p.m.–6 p.m., October 20, 2009. 6 p.m.–7:30 p.m., October 21, 2009. Place: Danfords Hotel and Marina, 25 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, New York; Phone: (631) 928–5200; Fax: (631) 928–9082. Audio Conference Call via FTS Conferencing. The USA toll free dial in number is 1–866–659– 0537 with a pass code of 9933701. Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. The meeting space accommodates approximately 100 people. Background: The Advisory Board was established under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP) Act of 2000 to advise the President on a variety of policy and technical functions required to implement and effectively manage the new compensation program. Key functions of the Advisory Board include providing advice on the development of probability of causation guidelines which have been promulgated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a final rule, advice on methods of dose reconstruction which have also been promulgated by HHS as a final rule, advice on the scientific validity and quality of dose estimation and reconstruction efforts being performed for purposes of the compensation program, and advice on petitions to add classes of workers to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC). In December 2000, the President delegated responsibility for funding, staffing, and operating the Advisory Board to HHS, which subsequently delegated this authority to the CDC. NIOSH implements this responsibility for CDC. The charter was issued on August 3, 2001, renewed at appropriate intervals, and will expire on August 3, 2011. Purpose: This Advisory Board is charged with a) providing advice to the Secretary, HHS, on the development of guidelines under Executive Order 13179; b) providing advice to the Secretary, HHS, on the scientific validity and quality of dose reconstruction efforts performed for this program; and c) upon request by the Secretary, HHS, advise the Secretary on whether there is a class of employees at any PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department of Energy facility who were exposed to radiation but for whom it is not feasible to estimate their radiation dose, and on whether there is reasonable likelihood that such radiation doses may have endangered the health of members of this class. Matters To Be Discussed: The agenda for the Advisory Board meeting includes: NIOSH Program Status Update; Department of Labor (DOL) Update; Department of Energy (DOE) Update; OCAS Science Update; Blockson Chemical Company Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) Petition (regarding radon-related dose reconstruction); SEC Petitions for: Hanford, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Oak Ridge Hospital, United Nuclear Corporation, Piqua Organic Moderated Reactor, Metal and Controls Corporation, Electro-Metallurgical Company, University of Rochester Atomic Energy Project, and Bliss and Laughlin Steel Facility; Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) Petition Status Updates; Work Group reports; Reports of the Subcommittees on Dose Reconstruction Reviews and Procedures Reviews; and Board Working Time. The agenda is subject to change as priorities dictate. In the event an individual cannot attend, written comments may be submitted according the policy provided below. Any written comments received will be provided at the meeting and should be submitted to the contact person below well in advance of the meeting Policy on Redaction of Board Meeting Transcripts (Public Comment), (1) If a person making a comment gives his or her name, no attempt will be made to redact that name. (2) NIOSH will take reasonable steps to ensure that individuals making public comment are aware of the fact that their comments (including their name, if provided) will appear in a transcript of the meeting posted on a public Web sitee. Such reasonable steps include: (a) A statement read at the start of each public comment period stating that transcripts will be posted and names of speakers will not be redacted; (b) A printed copy of the statement mentioned in (a) above will be displayed on the table where individuals sign up to make public comment; (c) A statement such as outlined in (a) above will also appear with the agenda for a Board Meeting when it is posted on the NIOSH Web sitee; (d) A statement such as in (a) above will appear in the Federal Register Notice that announces Board and Subcommittee meetings. (3) If an individual in making a statement reveals personal information (e.g., medical information) about themselves that information will not usually be redacted. The NIOSH FOIA coordinator will, however, review such revelations in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act and if deemed appropriate, will redact such information. (4) All disclosures of information concerning third parties will be redacted. (5) If it comes to the attention of the DFO that an individual wishes to share information with the Board but objects to doing so in a public forum, the DFO will work with that individual, in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, to find a way that the Board can hear such comments. E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 186 (Monday, September 28, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


Subcommittee on Procedures Reviews, Advisory Board on Radiation 
and Worker Health (ABRWH), National Institute for Occupational Safety 
and Health (NIOSH)

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), CDC announces the following meeting for 
the aforementioned subcommittee:

    Time and Date: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., October 15, 2009.
    Place: Cincinnati Airport Marriott, 2395 Progress Drive, Hebron, 
Kentucky 41018. Telephone (859) 334-4611, Fax (859) 334-4619.
    Status: Open to the public, but without a public comment period. 
To access by conference call dial the following information 1 (866) 
659-0537, Participant Pass Code 9933701.
    Background: The Advisory Board was established under the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 to 
advise the President on a variety of policy and technical functions 
required to implement and effectively manage the compensation 
program. Key functions of the Advisory Board include providing 
advice on the development of probability of causation guidelines 
that have been promulgated by the Department of Health and Human 
Services (HHS) as a final rule; advice on methods of dose 
reconstruction which have also been promulgated by HHS as a final 
rule; advice on the scientific validity and quality of dose 
estimation and reconstruction efforts being performed for purposes 
of the compensation program; and advice on petitions to add classes 
of workers to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC).
    In December 2000, the President delegated responsibility for 
funding, staffing, and operating the Advisory Board to HHS, which 
subsequently delegated this authority to CDC. NIOSH implements this 
responsibility for CDC. The charter was issued on August 3, 2001, 
renewed at appropriate intervals, and will expire on August 3, 2011.
    Purpose: The Advisory Board is charged with (a) Providing advice 
to the Secretary, HHS, on the development of guidelines under 
Executive Order 13179; (b) providing advice to the Secretary, HHS, 
on the scientific validity and quality of dose reconstruction 
efforts performed for this program; and (c) upon request by the

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Secretary, HHS, advise the Secretary on whether there is a class of 
employees at any Department of Energy facility who were exposed to 
radiation but for whom it is not feasible to estimate their 
radiation dose, and on whether there is reasonable likelihood that 
such radiation doses may have endangered the health of members of 
this class. The Subcommittee on Procedures Reviews was established 
to aid the Advisory Board in carrying out its duty to advise the 
Secretary, HHS, on dose reconstruction. It is responsible for 
overseeing, tracking, and participating in the reviews of all 
procedures used in the dose reconstruction process by the NIOSH 
Office of Compensation Analysis and Support (OCAS) and its dose 
reconstruction contractor.
    Matters To Be Discussed: The agenda for the Subcommittee meeting 
includes: preparation of status report to the Secretary on 
procedures review; discussion of the following ORAU & OCAS 
procedures: OTIB-013 (``Special External Dose Reconstruction 
Considerations for Mallinckrodt Workers''), OTIB-014 (``Rocky Flats 
Internal Dosimetry Co-Worker Extension''), OTIB-0029 (``Internal 
Dosimetry Coworker Data for Y-12''), OTIB-0049 (``Estimating Doses 
for Plutonium Strongly Retained in the Lung''), OTIB-0051 (``Effect 
of Threshold Energy and Angular Response of NTA Film on Missed 
Neutron Dose at the Oak Ridge Y-12 Facility''), OTIB-0054 (``Fission 
and Activation Product Assignment for Internal Dose-Related Gross 
Beta and Gross Gamma Analyses''), and OTIB-0070 (``External Coworker 
Dosimetry Data for the Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, 
New Mexico''); and a continuation of the comment-resolution process 
for other dose reconstruction procedures under review by the 
Subcommittee.
    The agenda is subject to change as priorities dictate.
    This meeting is open to the public, but without a public comment 
period. In the event an individual wishes to provide comments, 
written comments may be submitted. Any written comments received 
will be provided at the meeting and should be submitted to the 
contact person below in advance of the meeting.
    Contact Person for More Information: Theodore Katz, Executive 
Secretary, NIOSH, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E-20, Atlanta GA 
30333, Telephone (513)533-6800, Toll Free 1 (800) CDC-INFO, E-mail 
ocas@cdc.gov.
    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been 
delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining 
to announcements of meetings and other committee management 
activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and 
Disease Registry.

    Dated: September 19, 2009.
Elaine L. Baker,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. E9-23302 Filed 9-25-09; 8:45 am]
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