Subcommittee for Dose Reconstruction Reviews (SDRR), Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH or the Advisory Board), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 13119 [2017-04617]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 45 / Thursday, March 9, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP): Initial Review asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Subcommittee for Dose Reconstruction Reviews (SDRR), Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH or the 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), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces a meeting for the initial review of applications in response to Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) GH14–002, Addressing Emerging Infectious Diseases in Bangladesh; and FOA GH16–003, Conducting Public Health Research in Thailand: Technical collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health in the Kingdom of Thailand (MOPH). Times and Dates: 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., EDT, April 11, 2017 (Closed); 9:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m., EDT, April 12, 2017 (Closed). Place: Teleconference. 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 ‘‘Addressing Emerging Infectious Diseases in Bangladesh’’, FOA GH14– 002 and ‘‘Conducting Public Health Research in Thailand: Technical collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health in the Kingdom of Thailand (MOPH)’’, FOA GH16–003. Contact Person for More Information: Hylan Shoob, Scientific Review Officer, Center for Global Health (CGH) Science Office, CGH, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Mailstop D–69, Atlanta, Georgia 30033, Telephone: (404) 639–4796. 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. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2017–04625 Filed 3–8–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 Mar 08, 2017 Jkt 241001 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: 10:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., EDT, April 13, 2017. Place: Audio Conference Call via FTS Conferencing. Status: Open to the public. 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, dialin number at 1–866–659–0537 and the pass code is 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 new 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. 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, rechartered on March 22, 2016 pursuant to Executive Order 13708, and will expire on September 30, 2017. PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 13119 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 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 for Dose Reconstruction Reviews was established to aid the Advisory Board in carrying out its duty to advise the Secretary, HHS, on dose reconstruction. Matters for Discussion: The agenda for the Subcommittee meeting includes the following dose reconstruction program quality management and assurance activities: Dose reconstruction cases under review from Sets 14–23, including the Oak Ridge sites (Y–12, K– 25, Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Hanford, Feed Materials Production Center (‘‘Fernald’’), Mound Plant, Rocky Flats Plant, Nevada Test Site, Idaho National Laboratory, Savannah River Site, and other Department of Energy and ‘‘Atomic Weapons Employer’’ facilities. The agenda is subject to change as priorities dictate. Contact Person for More Information: Theodore Katz, Designated Federal Officer, NIOSH, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, 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. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2017–04617 Filed 3–8–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P E:\FR\FM\09MRN1.SGM 09MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Subcommittee for Dose Reconstruction Reviews (SDRR), Advisory 
Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH or the 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), the Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention (CDC), announces the following meeting for the 
aforementioned subcommittee:
    Time and Date: 10:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., EDT, April 13, 2017.
    Place: Audio Conference Call via FTS Conferencing.
    Status: Open to the public. 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 at 1-866-659-0537 and the pass code is 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 new 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.
    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, rechartered on March 22, 2016 
pursuant to Executive Order 13708, and will expire on September 30, 
2017.
    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 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 
for Dose Reconstruction Reviews was established to aid the Advisory 
Board in carrying out its duty to advise the Secretary, HHS, on dose 
reconstruction.
    Matters for Discussion: The agenda for the Subcommittee meeting 
includes the following dose reconstruction program quality management 
and assurance activities: Dose reconstruction cases under review from 
Sets 14-23, including the Oak Ridge sites (Y-12, K-25, Oak Ridge 
National Laboratory), Hanford, Feed Materials Production Center 
(``Fernald''), Mound Plant, Rocky Flats Plant, Nevada Test Site, Idaho 
National Laboratory, Savannah River Site, and other Department of 
Energy and ``Atomic Weapons Employer'' facilities.
    The agenda is subject to change as priorities dictate.
    Contact Person for More Information: Theodore Katz, Designated 
Federal Officer, NIOSH, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, 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.

Elaine L. Baker,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2017-04617 Filed 3-8-17; 8:45 am]
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