Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: Subcommittee on the Site Exposure Matrices (SEM), 89155-89156 [2016-29608]

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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 #1, the Site Exposure Matrices. 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 the Site Exposure Matrices meeting includes: Discussion on follow up to October Advisory Board meeting in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; discuss the use of SEM in adjudication; discuss exposure assessment at sites SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 89155 without SEM; discuss the role of presumptions; any new business as proposed by subcommittee members. 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 Friday, January 6, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 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 January 6, 2017, by any of the following methods: • Electronically: Send to: EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov (specify in the email subject line, ‘‘Subcommittee on the Site Exposure Matrices’’). • 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 December 30, 2016. OWCP will make available publically, without change, any written comments, including any personal information that you provide. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 237 (Friday, December 9, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 89155-89156]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-29608]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs


Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: 
Subcommittee on the Site Exposure Matrices (SEM)

AGENCY: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, Labor.

ACTION: 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).

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SUMMARY: The subcommittee will meet via teleconference on January 6, 
2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

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 #1, 
the Site Exposure Matrices.
    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 the Site 
Exposure Matrices meeting includes: Discussion on follow up to October 
Advisory Board meeting in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; discuss the use of SEM 
in adjudication; discuss exposure assessment at sites without SEM; 
discuss the role of presumptions; any new business as proposed by 
subcommittee members.
    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 Friday, January 6, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 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 January 6, 2017, by any of the following methods:
     Electronically: Send to: EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov 
(specify in the email subject line, ``Subcommittee on the Site Exposure 
Matrices'').
     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 December 30, 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

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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.

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.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 6th day of December, 2016.
Leonard J. Howie III,
Director, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
[FR Doc. 2016-29608 Filed 12-8-16; 8:45 am]
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