Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: Working Group on Presumptions, 25340 [2017-11250]

Download as PDF 25340 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 104 / Thursday, June 1, 2017 / Notices Authority and Signature Dorothy Dougherty, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210, authorized the preparation of this notice. Accordingly, the Agency is issuing this notice pursuant to 29 U.S.C. 657(g)(2), Secretary of Labor’s Order No. 1–2012 (77 FR 3912, Jan. 25, 2012), and 29 CFR 1910.7. Signed at Washington, DC, on May 24, 2017. Dorothy Dougherty, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2017–11239 Filed 5–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–26–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: Working Group on Presumptions Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Labor. ACTION: Announcement of meeting of the Working Group on Presumptions of the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (Advisory Board) for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). AGENCY: The working group will meet via teleconference on June 21, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. SUMMARY: Ms. Amy Louviere, Office of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S– 1028, 200 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693–4672; email Louviere.Amy@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 mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:32 May 31, 2017 Jkt 241001 and reports of such hygienists and physicians to ensure quality, objectivity, and consistency. The Advisory Board sunsets on December 19, 2019. This working group is being assembled to gather and analyze data and continue working on providing EEOICP with updated presumptions. 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 meeting of the Working Group on Presumptions includes: Continue review of draft changes in current presumptions; discuss candidate topics for new presumptions. OWCP will transcribe the Advisory Board working group meeting. OWCP will post the transcripts on the Advisory Board Web page, http://www.dol.gov/ owcp/energy/regs/compliance/Advisory Board.htm, along with written comments and other materials submitted to the working group or presented at the working group meeting. Public Participation, Submissions, and Access to the Public Record Working group meeting: The working group will meet via teleconference on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Advisory Board working group 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/Advisory Board.htm. Requests for special accommodations: Please submit requests for special accommodations to participate in the working group 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 working group name and the meeting date of June 21, 2017, by any of the following methods: • Electronically: Send to: EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov (specify in the email subject line, ‘‘Working Group on Presumptions’’). • Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger, or courier service: Submit one copy to the following address: U.S. Department of Labor, PO 00000 Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 June 14, 2017. 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. You may contact Douglas Fitzgerald, Designated Federal Officer, at fitzgerald.douglas@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 FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Signed at Washington, DC, May 23, 2017. Gary Steinberg, Deputy Director, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 104 (Thursday, June 1, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs


Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: Working 
Group on Presumptions

AGENCY: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, Labor.

ACTION: Announcement of meeting of the Working Group on Presumptions 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 working group will meet via teleconference on June 21, 
2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Amy Louviere, Office of Public 
Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-1028, 200 Constitution Ave. 
NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-4672; email 
Louviere.Amy@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 working group is being assembled to 
gather and analyze data and continue working on providing EEOICP with 
updated presumptions.
    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 meeting of the Working Group 
on Presumptions includes: Continue review of draft changes in current 
presumptions; discuss candidate topics for new presumptions.
    OWCP will transcribe the Advisory Board working group meeting. OWCP 
will post 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 working group or 
presented at the working group meeting.

Public Participation, Submissions, and Access to the Public Record

    Working group meeting: The working group will meet via 
teleconference on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Eastern Time. Advisory Board working group 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 working group 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 working group name and the meeting 
date of June 21, 2017, by any of the following methods:
     Electronically: Send to: EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov 
(specify in the email subject line, ``Working Group on Presumptions'').
     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 June 14, 2017. 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may contact Douglas Fitzgerald, 
Designated Federal Officer, at fitzgerald.douglas@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, May 23, 2017.
Gary Steinberg,
Deputy Director, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
[FR Doc. 2017-11250 Filed 5-31-17; 8:45 am]
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