Subcommittee on Procedures Review, Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH or Advisory Board), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH); Meeting, 64601-64602 [2014-25776]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 210 / Thursday, October 30, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Gary Johnson, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP): Initial Review The meeting announced below concerns State Occupational Health and Safety Surveillance Program (U60), PAR14–275, initial review. In accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the aforementioned meeting: Times and Dates: 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., December 1, 2014 (Closed) 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., December 2, 2014 (Closed) 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., December 3, 2014 (Closed) 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., December 4, 2014 (Closed) Place: Embassy Suites Alexandria-Old Town, 1900 Diagonal Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, Telephone: 703–684– 5900. Status: The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with provisions set forth in Section 552b(c) (4) and (6), Title 5 U.S.C., and the Determination of the Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, CDC, pursuant to Public Law 92– 463. Matters For Discussion: The meeting will include the initial review, discussion, and evaluation of applications received in response to ‘‘State Occupational Health and Safety Surveillance Program (U60), PAR14– 275, initial review.’’ Contact Person For More Information: George Bockosh, M.S., Scientific Review Officer, CDC/NIOSH, 2400 Century Center Parkway NE., 4th Floor, Mailstop E–74, Atlanta, Georgia 30345, Telephone: (412) 386–6465, GGB0@ CDC.GOV AND Donald Blackman, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, CDC/ NIOSH, 2400 Century Center Parkway, NE.,4th Floor, Room 4204, Mailstop E– 74, Atlanta, Georgia 30345, Telephone:(404) 498–6185, DYB7@ 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 the Centers for Disease Control and VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Oct 29, 2014 Jkt 235001 [FR Doc. 2014–25837 Filed 10–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Subcommittee on Procedures Review, Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH or Advisory Board), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH); Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following meeting for the aforementioned subcommittee: Time and Date: 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., EST, November 25, 2014. Place: Audio Conference Call via FTS Conferencing. The USA toll-free, dial-in number, 1–866–659–0537 and the passcode is 9933701. Status: Open to the public but without a public comment period. The public is welcome to submit written comments in advance of the meeting, to the contact person below. Written comments received in advance of the meeting will be included in the official record of the meeting. The public is also welcome to listen to the meeting by joining the teleconference at the USA toll-free, dial-in number, 1–866–659– 0537 and the passcode is 9933701. Background: The Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health 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 ABRWH 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 PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64601 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, 2015. Purpose: The ABRWH 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, providing advice to 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 a reasonable likelihood that such radiation doses may have endangered the health of members of this class. The Subcommittee on Procedures Review was established to aid the ABRWH in carrying out its duty to advise the Secretary, HHS, on dose reconstructions. The Subcommittee on Procedures Review is responsible for overseeing, tracking, and participating in the reviews of all procedures used in the dose reconstruction process by the NIOSH Division of Compensation Analysis and Support (DCAS) and its dose reconstruction contractor (Oak Ridge Associated Universities–ORAU). Matters For Discussion: The agenda for the Subcommittee meeting includes: Discussion of procedures in the following ORAU and DCAS technical documents: Procedures for reconstructing dose associated with potential skin contamination, External Dose Reconstruction Implementation Guide (IG 001), ORAU Team Technical Information Bulletin (OTIB) 0034 (‘‘Internal Dose Coworker Data for X–10’’), OTIB 0054 (‘‘Fission and Activation Product Assignment for Internal Dose-Related Gross Beta and Gross Gamma Analyses’’), OTIB 0082 (‘‘Dose Reconstruction Method for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia’’), OTIB 0083 (‘‘Dissolution Models for Insoluble Plutonium 238’’), Program Evaluation Report (PER) 011 (‘‘K–25 [Technical Basis Document] TBD and TIB Revisions’’), PER 018 (‘‘Los Alamos National Laboratory TBD Revision, Rev. 00,’’), PER 031 (‘‘Y–12 TBD Revisions’’), PER 038 (‘‘Hooker Electrochemical TBD Revisions’’), PER 042 (‘‘Linde Ceramic Plant TBD Revision’’), PER 043 (‘‘Internal and External Dosimetry E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1 64602 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 210 / Thursday, October 30, 2014 / Notices Organs and IREP Model Selection by ICD–9 Code Revision’’), PER 045 (‘‘Aliquippa Forge TBD Revision’’), PER 0052 (‘‘Westinghouse Nuclear Fuels Division’’); Update on Review of ORAU Team Report 0053 (‘‘Stratified CoWorker Sets’’); 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. Contact Person For More Information: Theodore Katz, Designated Federal Officer, NIOSH, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Mailstop E–20, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, Telephone (513) 533–6800, Toll Free 1 (800) CDC–INFO, Email 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 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Claudette Grant, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2014–25776 Filed 10–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–19–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP): Initial Review The meeting announced below concerns Grants for Injury Control Research Centers (Panel 1) and (Panel 2), Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) CE14–001, Initial Review. SUMMARY: This document corrects two notices that were published in the Federal Register on March 19, 2014, Volume 79, Number 53, pages 15349 and 15350. The times and dates should read as follows: DATES: Times and Dates: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. EST, April 14, 2014 (Closed) 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. EST, April 15–16, 2014 (Closed) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CAPT Mildred Williams-Johnson, Ph.D., DABT, Director, Extramural Research Program Office, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Oct 29, 2014 Jkt 235001 1600 Clifton Road NE., Mailstop F63, Atlanta, GA 30333, Telephone: (770) 488–8806. 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 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Gary Johnson, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2014–25839 Filed 10–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Request for Nominations of Candidates To Serve on the Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC), Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR) The CDC is soliciting nominations for possible membership on the Board of Scientific Counselors, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (BSC, OPHPR). The BSC, OPHPR consists of 11 experts in the fields associated with public health preparedness and response. This board provides advice and guidance to the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Director, CDC, and the Director, OPHPR, concerning strategies and goals for the programs within the divisions; conducts peerreview of scientific programs; and monitors the overall strategic direction and focus of the divisions. The BSC, OPHPR may perform second-level peer review of applications for grants-in-aid for research and research training activities, cooperative agreements, and research contract proposals relating to the broad areas within the office. Nominations are being sought for individuals who have the expertise and qualifications necessary to contribute to accomplishment of the board’s objectives. Nominees will be selected based on expertise in the fields relevant to the issues addressed by the divisions within the coordinating office, including: Business, crisis leadership, emergency response and management, engineering, epidemiology, health policy and management, informatics, laboratory science, medicine, mental PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 and behavioral health, public health law, public health practice, risk communication, and social science. Federal employees will not be considered for membership. Members may be invited to serve for terms of up to four years. The next cycle of selection of candidates will begin in the winter of 2015, for selection of potential nominees to replace members whose terms will end on September 30, 2015. Selection of members is based on candidates’ qualifications to contribute to the accomplishment of OPHPR objectives (http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/ science/counselors.htm). The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services policy stipulates that committee membership be balanced in terms of professional training and background, points of view represented, and the board’s function. Consideration is given to a broad representation of geographic areas within the U.S., with equitable representation of gender, all ethnic and racial groups, and persons with disabilities. Candidates should submit the following items: D Current curriculum vitae, including complete contact information (telephone numbers, mailing address, email address) D At least one letter of recommendation from person(s) not employed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The deadline for receipt of all application materials (for consideration for term beginning October 1, 2015) is January 16, 2015. All files must be submitted electronically as email attachments to: CDR Christye Brown, c/o BSC OPHPR Coordinator, email: cbrown12@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 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Claudette Grant, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Service Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Subcommittee on Procedures Review, Advisory Board on Radiation 
and Worker Health (ABRWH or Advisory Board), National Institute for 
Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH); Meeting

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention (CDC) announces the following meeting for the aforementioned 
subcommittee:
    Time and Date: 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., EST, November 25, 2014.
    Place: Audio Conference Call via FTS Conferencing. The USA toll-
free, dial-in number, 1-866-659-0537 and the passcode is 9933701.
    Status: Open to the public but without a public comment period. The 
public is welcome to submit written comments in advance of the meeting, 
to the contact person below. Written comments received in advance of 
the meeting will be included in the official record of the meeting. The 
public is also welcome to listen to the meeting by joining the 
teleconference at the USA toll-free, dial-in number, 1-866-659-0537 and 
the passcode is 9933701.
    Background: The Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health 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 ABRWH 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, 2015.
    Purpose: The ABRWH 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, providing advice 
to 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 a reasonable likelihood that such radiation doses may 
have endangered the health of members of this class. The Subcommittee 
on Procedures Review was established to aid the ABRWH in carrying out 
its duty to advise the Secretary, HHS, on dose reconstructions. The 
Subcommittee on Procedures Review is responsible for overseeing, 
tracking, and participating in the reviews of all procedures used in 
the dose reconstruction process by the NIOSH Division of Compensation 
Analysis and Support (DCAS) and its dose reconstruction contractor (Oak 
Ridge Associated Universities-ORAU).
    Matters For Discussion: The agenda for the Subcommittee meeting 
includes: Discussion of procedures in the following ORAU and DCAS 
technical documents: Procedures for reconstructing dose associated with 
potential skin contamination, External Dose Reconstruction 
Implementation Guide (IG 001), ORAU Team Technical Information Bulletin 
(OTIB) 0034 (``Internal Dose Coworker Data for X-10''), OTIB 0054 
(``Fission and Activation Product Assignment for Internal Dose-Related 
Gross Beta and Gross Gamma Analyses''), OTIB 0082 (``Dose 
Reconstruction Method for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia''), OTIB 0083 
(``Dissolution Models for Insoluble Plutonium 238''), Program 
Evaluation Report (PER) 011 (``K-25 [Technical Basis Document] TBD and 
TIB Revisions''), PER 018 (``Los Alamos National Laboratory TBD 
Revision, Rev. 00,''), PER 031 (``Y-12 TBD Revisions''), PER 038 
(``Hooker Electrochemical TBD Revisions''), PER 042 (``Linde Ceramic 
Plant TBD Revision''), PER 043 (``Internal and External Dosimetry

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Organs and IREP Model Selection by ICD-9 Code Revision''), PER 045 
(``Aliquippa Forge TBD Revision''), PER 0052 (``Westinghouse Nuclear 
Fuels Division''); Update on Review of ORAU Team Report 0053 
(``Stratified Co-Worker Sets''); 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.
    Contact Person For More Information: Theodore Katz, Designated 
Federal Officer, NIOSH, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Mailstop E-20, 
Atlanta, Georgia 30333, Telephone (513) 533-6800, Toll Free 1 (800) 
CDC-INFO, Email 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 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency 
for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

Claudette Grant,
Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2014-25776 Filed 10-29-14; 8:45 am]
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