Public Forum-Safety Culture: Enhancing Transportation Safety, 53790 [2013-21226]

Download as PDF 53790 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 169 / Friday, August 30, 2013 / Notices Notice of Permit Applications Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978, Public Law 95–541. ACTION: The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish a notice of permit applications received to conduct activities regulated under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. NSF has published regulations under the Antarctic Conservation Act at Title 45 Part 671 of the Code of Federal Regulations. This is the required notice of permit applications received. DATES: Interested parties are invited to submit written data, comments, or views with respect to this permit application by September 30, 2013. This application may be inspected by interested parties at the Permit Office, address below. ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to Permit Office, Room 755, Division of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Adrian Dahood, ACA Permit Officer, at the above address or ACApermits@ nsf.gov or (703) 292–7149. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Science Foundation, as directed by the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95–541), as amended by the Antarctic Science, Tourism and Conservation Act of 1996, has developed regulations for the establishment of a permit system for various activities in Antarctica and designation of certain animals and certain geographic areas a requiring special protection. The regulations establish such a permit system to designate Antarctic Specially Protected Areas. SUMMARY: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Application Details 1. Applicant Harry Anderson, Bainbridge Island, Washington. Permit Application: 2014–010. Activity for Which Permit is Requested: Waste Permit; The applicant proposes to fly to King George Island in early 2014. One person will fly the aircraft, a 2001 Lancair Columbia 300, from Punta Arenas Chile and land at the Chilean station Lieutenant Rodolfo Marsh Martin Aerodrome on King George Island. The pilot will refuel the aircraft and take off and return to Punta Arenas in the same day. With the exception of emissions resulting from operating the aircraft, all wastes generated during the flight will be contained and transported to Punta Arenas Chile for proper disposal. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Aug 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 Absorbent pads will be used during refueling to prevent any spills. The applicant will also carry a spill kit with him. Location: King George Island, Antarctic Peninsula Region. Dates: January 1, 2014 to March 31 2014. Nadene G. Kennedy, Polar Coordination Specialist, Division of Polar Programs. [FR Doc. 2013–21209 Filed 8–29–13; 8:45 am] NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD Public Forum—Safety Culture: Enhancing Transportation Safety On Tuesday and Wednesday, September 10–11, 2013, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will convene a forum titled, ‘‘Safety Culture: Enhancing Transportation Safety.’’ The forum will begin at 9:00 a.m. on both days and is open to all. Attendance is free, and no registration is required. NTSB Acting Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman will serve as the Presiding Officer of the forum, and all five NTSB Board Members will serve as members of the Board of Inquiry. The forum is organized into six issue areas: • Research Perspectives on Organizational Accidents; • Techniques to Enhance Organizational Safety; • Non-Transportation Perspectives on Safety Culture; • Organizational Leadership Perspectives on Safety Culture; • Safety Culture Management and Oversight in Transportation; and • Companies and their Safety Culture Experiences. The forum will address ways of enhancing safety by providing first-hand accounts of efforts from both transportation and non-transportation industries to develop effective safety cultures and to implement specific safety-enhancement techniques. Highlighting progress while recognizing remaining challenges, the invited panelists will discuss advances in safety culture research, and describe the roles, responsibilities, and methods for developing effective safety cultures within their industries. There will also be a review of some recent organizational accidents that have been investigated by the NTSB. Invited panelists will include researchers, regulators, and industry leaders. Below is the preliminary agenda: Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 1. Opening Statement by Acting Chairman Hersman. 2. Introduction of the Technical Panels and Panelists. 3. Presentations from Panels One, Two, and Three and questions from the Board of Inquiry and the Technical Panels. 4. Closing Statement by Acting Chairman Hersman. Wednesday, September 11 (9:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.) BILLING CODE 7555–01–P PO 00000 Tuesday, September 10 (9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.) Sfmt 4703 1. Opening Statement by Acting Chairman Hersman. 2. Introduction of the Technical Panels and Panelists. 3. Presentations from Panels Four, Five, and Six and questions from the Board of Inquiry and the Technical Panels. 4. Closing statement by Acting Chairman Hersman. The full agenda and a list of participants can be found at: http:// www.ntsb.gov/news/events/2013/ safetyculture/index.html. The forum will be held in the NTSB Board Room and Conference Center, located at 429 L’Enfant Plaza E., SW., Washington, DC. The public can view the forum in person or by live webcast at http://www.ntsb.gov. Webcast archives are generally available by the end of the next day following the forum, and webcasts are archived for a period of 3 months after the date of the event. Individuals requesting specific accommodations should contact Rochelle Hall at rochelle.hall@ntsb.gov or by telephone at (202) 314–6305 by Friday, September 6, 2013. NTSB Media Contact: Peter Knudson—peter.knudson@ntsb.gov. NTSB Forum Managers: Loren Groff, Ph.D.—loren.groff@ntsb.gov. Barry Strauch, Ph.D.—barry.strauch@ ntsb.gov. NTSB Forum Coordinator: Gena Evans—gena.evans@ntsb.gov. Dated: August 23, 2013. Candi R. Bing, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–21226 Filed 8–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7533–01–P NEIGHBORHOOD REINVESTMENT CORPORATION Sunshine Act Meeting; Finance, Budget and Program Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors 1:00 p.m., Monday, September 9, 2013. TIME AND DATE: E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1

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NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD


Public Forum--Safety Culture: Enhancing Transportation Safety

    On Tuesday and Wednesday, September 10-11, 2013, the National 
Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will convene a forum titled, 
``Safety Culture: Enhancing Transportation Safety.'' The forum will 
begin at 9:00 a.m. on both days and is open to all. Attendance is free, 
and no registration is required. NTSB Acting Chairman Deborah A.P. 
Hersman will serve as the Presiding Officer of the forum, and all five 
NTSB Board Members will serve as members of the Board of Inquiry. The 
forum is organized into six issue areas:
     Research Perspectives on Organizational Accidents;
     Techniques to Enhance Organizational Safety;
     Non-Transportation Perspectives on Safety Culture;
     Organizational Leadership Perspectives on Safety Culture;
     Safety Culture Management and Oversight in Transportation; 
and
     Companies and their Safety Culture Experiences.
    The forum will address ways of enhancing safety by providing first-
hand accounts of efforts from both transportation and non-
transportation industries to develop effective safety cultures and to 
implement specific safety-enhancement techniques. Highlighting progress 
while recognizing remaining challenges, the invited panelists will 
discuss advances in safety culture research, and describe the roles, 
responsibilities, and methods for developing effective safety cultures 
within their industries.
    There will also be a review of some recent organizational accidents 
that have been investigated by the NTSB. Invited panelists will include 
researchers, regulators, and industry leaders. Below is the preliminary 
agenda:

Tuesday, September 10 (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)

    1. Opening Statement by Acting Chairman Hersman.
    2. Introduction of the Technical Panels and Panelists.
    3. Presentations from Panels One, Two, and Three and questions from 
the Board of Inquiry and the Technical Panels.
    4. Closing Statement by Acting Chairman Hersman.

Wednesday, September 11 (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)

    1. Opening Statement by Acting Chairman Hersman.
    2. Introduction of the Technical Panels and Panelists.
    3. Presentations from Panels Four, Five, and Six and questions from 
the Board of Inquiry and the Technical Panels.
    4. Closing statement by Acting Chairman Hersman.
    The full agenda and a list of participants can be found at: http://www.ntsb.gov/news/events/2013/safetyculture/index.html.
    The forum will be held in the NTSB Board Room and Conference 
Center, located at 429 L'Enfant Plaza E., SW., Washington, DC. The 
public can view the forum in person or by live webcast at http://www.ntsb.gov. Webcast archives are generally available by the end of 
the next day following the forum, and webcasts are archived for a 
period of 3 months after the date of the event.
    Individuals requesting specific accommodations should contact 
Rochelle Hall at rochelle.hall@ntsb.gov or by telephone at (202) 314-
6305 by Friday, September 6, 2013.
    NTSB Media Contact: Peter Knudson_peter.knudson@ntsb.gov.
    NTSB Forum Managers: Loren Groff, Ph.D._loren.groff@ntsb.gov.
    Barry Strauch, Ph.D._barry.strauch@ntsb.gov.
    NTSB Forum Coordinator: Gena Evans_gena.evans@ntsb.gov.

    Dated: August 23, 2013.
Candi R. Bing,
Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-21226 Filed 8-29-13; 8:45 am]
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