Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: Subcommittee on Medical Advice, Weighing Medical Evidence; Meeting, 58535-58536 [2016-20416]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 165 / Thursday, August 25, 2016 / Notices Signed at Washington, DC, on August 19, 2016. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2016–20358 Filed 8–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–26–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: Subcommittee on Evidentiary Requirements for Part B Lung Disease; Meeting Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Labor. ACTION: Meeting notice. AGENCY: Announcement of meeting of the Subcommittee on Evidentiary Requirements for Part B Lung Disease of the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (Advisory Board) for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). DATES: The subcommittee will meet via teleconference on September 21, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may contact Antonio Rios, Designated Federal Officer, at rios.antonio@dol.gov, or Carrie Rhoads, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, at rhoads.carrie@ dol.gov, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Suite S– 3524, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 343–5580. This is not a toll-free number. For Press Inquiries Contact: For press inquiries: Ms. Amanda McClure, Office of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–1028, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693–4672; email mcclure.amanda.c@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Board is mandated by Section 3687 of EEOICPA. The Secretary of Labor established the Board under this authority and Executive Order 13699 (June 26, 2015). The purpose of the Advisory Board is to advise the Secretary with respect to: (1) The Site Exposure Matrices (SEM) of the Department of Labor; (2) medical guidance for claims examiners for claims with the EEOICPA program, with respect to the weighing of the medical evidence of claimants; (3) evidentiary requirements for claims under Part B of EEOICPA related to lung disease; and (4) the work of industrial hygienists and staff physicians and consulting asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Aug 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 physicians of the Department of Labor and reports of such hygienists and physicians to ensure quality, objectivity, and consistency. The Advisory Board sunsets on December 19, 2019. This subcommittee is being assembled to gather and analyze data and continue working on advice under Area #3, Evidentiary Requirements for Part B lung conditions. The Advisory Board operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2) and its implementing regulations (41 CFR part 102–3). Agenda: The tentative agenda for the Subcommittee on Evidentiary Requirements for Part B Lung Disease meeting includes: Review data and information provided by DEEOIC program; discuss adjudication process used by claims examiners for Part B lung conditions; discuss role of Contract Medical Consultants in Part B lung conditions cases; discuss medical guidance on statutory criteria for showing lung conditions. OWCP transcribes Advisory Board subcommittee meetings. OWCP posts the transcripts on the Advisory Board Web page, http://www.dol.gov/owcp/ energy/regs/compliance/ AdvisoryBoard.htm, along with written comments and other materials submitted to the subcommittee or presented at subcommittee meetings. Public Participation, Submissions, and Access to the Public Record Subcommittee meeting: The subcommittee will meet via teleconference on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Eastern Time. Advisory Board subcommittee meetings are open to the public. The teleconference number and other details for listening to the meeting will be posted on the Advisory Board’s Web site no later than 72 hours prior to the meeting. This information will be posted at http://www.dol.gov/owcp/ energy/regs/compliance/ AdvisoryBoard.htm. Requests for special accommodations: Please submit requests for special accommodations to participate in the subcommittee meeting by email, telephone, or hard copy to Ms. Carrie Rhoads, OWCP, Room S–3524, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 343–5580; email EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov. Submission of written comments for the record: You may submit written comments, identified by the subcommittee name and the meeting date of September 21, 2016, by any of the following methods: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58535 • Electronically: Send to: EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov (specify in the email subject line, ‘‘Subcommittee on Part B Lung Conditions’’). • Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger, or courier service: Submit one copy to the following address: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health, Room S–3522, 200 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20210. Due to securityrelated procedures, receipt of submissions by regular mail may experience significant delays. Comments must be received by September 14, 2016. OWCP will make available publically, without change, any written comments, including any personal information that you provide. Therefore, OWCP cautions interested parties against submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers and birthdates. Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice are available at http:// www.regulations.gov. This notice, as well as news releases and other relevant information, are also available on the Advisory Board’s Web page at http:// www.dol.gov/owcp/energy/regs/ compliance/AdvisoryBoard.htm. Leonard J. Howie III, Director, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. [FR Doc. 2016–20418 Filed 8–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: Subcommittee on Medical Advice, Weighing Medical Evidence; Meeting Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. ACTION: Meeting notice. AGENCY: Announcement of meeting of the Subcommittee on Medical Advice regarding Weighing Medical Evidence of the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (Advisory Board) for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). SUMMARY: The subcommittee will meet via teleconference on September 13, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may contact Antonio Rios, Designated DATES: E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1 58536 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 165 / Thursday, August 25, 2016 / Notices Federal Officer, at rios.antonio@dol.gov, or Carrie Rhoads, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, at rhoads.carrie@ dol.gov, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Suite S– 3524, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 343–5580. This is not a toll-free number. For Press Inquiries Contact: For press inquiries: Ms. Amanda McClure, Office of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–1028, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693–4672; email mcclure.amanda.c@dol.gov. The Advisory Board is mandated by section 3687 of EEOICPA. The Secretary of Labor established the Board under this authority and Executive Order 13699 (June 26, 2015). The purpose of the Advisory Board is to advise the Secretary with respect to: (1) The Site Exposure Matrices (SEM) of the Department of Labor; (2) medical guidance for claims examiners for claims with the EEOICPA program, with respect to the weighing of the medical evidence of claimants; (3) evidentiary requirements for claims under Part B of EEOICPA related to lung disease; and (4) the work of industrial hygienists and staff physicians and consulting physicians of the Department of Labor and reports of such hygienists and physicians to ensure quality, objectivity, and consistency. The Advisory Board sunsets on December 19, 2019. This subcommittee is being assembled to gather and analyze data and continue working on advice under Area #2, Medical Advice re: Weighing Medical Evidence. The Advisory Board operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2) and its implementing regulations (41 CFR part 102–3). Agenda: The tentative agenda for the Subcommittee on Medical Advice re: Weighing Medical Evidence meeting includes: Review data and information provided by DEEOIC program; discuss the adjudication process used by claims examiners in weighing medical evidence; discuss claims examiner training. OWCP transcribes Advisory Board subcommittee meetings. OWCP posts the transcripts on the Advisory Board Web page, http://www.dol.gov/owcp/ energy/regs/compliance/ AdvisoryBoard.htm, along with written comments and other materials submitted to the subcommittee or presented at subcommittee meetings. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Aug 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 Public Participation, Submissions, and Access to the Public Record www.dol.gov/owcp/energy/regs/ compliance/AdvisoryBoard.htm. Subcommittee meeting: The subcommittee will meet via teleconference on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Advisory Board subcommittee meetings are open to the public. The teleconference number and other details for listening to the meeting will be posted on the Advisory Board’s Web site no later than 72 hours prior to the meeting. This information will be posted at http://www.dol.gov/owcp/ energy/regs/compliance/ AdvisoryBoard.htm. Requests for special accommodations: Please submit requests for special accommodations to participate in the subcommittee meeting by email, telephone, or hard copy to Ms. Carrie Rhoads, OWCP, Room S–3524, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 343–5580; email EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov. Submission of written comments for the record: You may submit written comments, identified by the subcommittee name and the meeting date of September 13, 2016, by any of the following methods: • Electronically: Send to: EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov (specify in the email subject line, ‘‘Subcommittee on Medical Advice re: Weighing Medical Evidence’’). • Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger, or courier service: Submit one copy to the following address: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health, Room S–3522, 200 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20210. Due to securityrelated procedures, receipt of submissions by regular mail may experience significant delays. Comments must be received by September 6, 2016. OWCP will make available publically, without change, any written comments, including any personal information that you provide. Therefore, OWCP cautions interested parties against submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers and birthdates. Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice are available at http:// www.regulations.gov. This notice, as well as news releases and other relevant information, are also available on the Advisory Board’s Web page at http:// Leonard J. Howie III, Director, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2016–20416 Filed 8–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: Subcommittee on the Site Exposure Matrices (SEM); Meeting Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Labor. ACTION: Meeting notice. AGENCY: Announcement of meeting of the Subcommittee on the Site Exposure Matrices of the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (Advisory Board) for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). DATES: The subcommittee will meet via teleconference on September 20, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may contact Antonio Rios, Designated Federal Officer, at rios.antonio@dol.gov, or Carrie Rhoads, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, at rhoads.carrie@ dol.gov, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Suite S– 3524, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 343–5580. This is not a toll-free number. For Press Inquiries Contact: For press inquiries: Ms. Amanda McClure, Office of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–1028, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693–4672; email mcclure.amanda.c@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Board is mandated by Section 3687 of EEOICPA. The Secretary of Labor established the Board under this authority and Executive Order 13699 (June 26, 2015). The purpose of the Advisory Board is to advise the Secretary with respect to: (1) The Site Exposure Matrices (SEM) of the Department of Labor; (2) medical guidance for claims examiners for claims with the EEOICPA program, with respect to the weighing of the medical evidence of claimants; (3) evidentiary requirements for claims under Part B of EEOICPA related to lung disease; and (4) the work of industrial hygienists and staff physicians and consulting SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 165 (Thursday, August 25, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58535-58536]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-20416]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs


Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: 
Subcommittee on Medical Advice, Weighing Medical Evidence; Meeting

AGENCY: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.

ACTION: Meeting notice.

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SUMMARY: Announcement of meeting of the Subcommittee on Medical Advice 
regarding Weighing Medical Evidence of the Advisory Board on Toxic 
Substances and Worker Health (Advisory Board) for the Energy Employees 
Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA).

DATES: The subcommittee will meet via teleconference on September 13, 
2016, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may contact Antonio Rios, 
Designated

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Federal Officer, at rios.antonio@dol.gov, or Carrie Rhoads, Alternate 
Designated Federal Officer, at rhoads.carrie@dol.gov, U.S. Department 
of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Suite S-3524, Washington, DC 
20210, telephone (202) 343-5580. This is not a toll-free number.
    For Press Inquiries Contact: For press inquiries: Ms. Amanda 
McClure, Office of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-
1028, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone 
(202) 693-4672; email mcclure.amanda.c@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Board is mandated by section 
3687 of EEOICPA. The Secretary of Labor established the Board under 
this authority and Executive Order 13699 (June 26, 2015). The purpose 
of the Advisory Board is to advise the Secretary with respect to: (1) 
The Site Exposure Matrices (SEM) of the Department of Labor; (2) 
medical guidance for claims examiners for claims with the EEOICPA 
program, with respect to the weighing of the medical evidence of 
claimants; (3) evidentiary requirements for claims under Part B of 
EEOICPA related to lung disease; and (4) the work of industrial 
hygienists and staff physicians and consulting physicians of the 
Department of Labor and reports of such hygienists and physicians to 
ensure quality, objectivity, and consistency. The Advisory Board 
sunsets on December 19, 2019. This subcommittee is being assembled to 
gather and analyze data and continue working on advice under Area #2, 
Medical Advice re: Weighing Medical Evidence.
    The Advisory Board operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2) and its implementing regulations 
(41 CFR part 102-3).
    Agenda: The tentative agenda for the Subcommittee on Medical Advice 
re: Weighing Medical Evidence meeting includes: Review data and 
information provided by DEEOIC program; discuss the adjudication 
process used by claims examiners in weighing medical evidence; discuss 
claims examiner training.
    OWCP transcribes Advisory Board subcommittee meetings. OWCP posts 
the transcripts on the Advisory Board Web page, http://www.dol.gov/owcp/energy/regs/compliance/AdvisoryBoard.htm, along with written 
comments and other materials submitted to the subcommittee or presented 
at subcommittee meetings.

Public Participation, Submissions, and Access to the Public Record

    Subcommittee meeting: The subcommittee will meet via teleconference 
on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. 
Advisory Board subcommittee meetings are open to the public. The 
teleconference number and other details for listening to the meeting 
will be posted on the Advisory Board's Web site no later than 72 hours 
prior to the meeting. This information will be posted at http://www.dol.gov/owcp/energy/regs/compliance/AdvisoryBoard.htm.
    Requests for special accommodations: Please submit requests for 
special accommodations to participate in the subcommittee meeting by 
email, telephone, or hard copy to Ms. Carrie Rhoads, OWCP, Room S-3524, 
U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20210; telephone (202) 343-5580; email EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov.
    Submission of written comments for the record: You may submit 
written comments, identified by the subcommittee name and the meeting 
date of September 13, 2016, by any of the following methods:
     Electronically: Send to: EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov 
(specify in the email subject line, ``Subcommittee on Medical Advice 
re: Weighing Medical Evidence'').
     Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger, or 
courier service: Submit one copy to the following address: U.S. 
Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, Advisory 
Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health, Room S-3522, 200 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20210. Due to security-related 
procedures, receipt of submissions by regular mail may experience 
significant delays.
    Comments must be received by September 6, 2016. OWCP will make 
available publically, without change, any written comments, including 
any personal information that you provide. Therefore, OWCP cautions 
interested parties against submitting personal information such as 
Social Security numbers and birthdates.
    Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice are available at 
http://www.regulations.gov. This notice, as well as news releases and 
other relevant information, are also available on the Advisory Board's 
Web page at http://www.dol.gov/owcp/energy/regs/compliance/AdvisoryBoard.htm.

Leonard J. Howie III,
Director, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
[FR Doc. 2016-20416 Filed 8-24-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4510-24-P