[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 207 (Friday, October 26, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 60851]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-21078]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

[Docket Number NIOSH-091]


Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) 
of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of 
Health and Human Services (HHS).
SUMMARY: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health 
(NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
announces the following meeting on updating the NIOSH publication 
``Occupational Exposure Sampling Strategies Manual''.
    The document can be found at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/77-173/.
    Instructions are provided for submitting comments.
    Public Meeting Dates and Times: November 8, 2007, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 
p.m. EST and November 9, 2007, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST.
    Place: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20001.
    Purpose of Meeting: To obtain input from stakeholders on their 
needs for information and guidance to be included in a revision of the 
``Occupational Exposure Sampling Strategies Manual'' (OESSM), which is 
sometimes referred to as ``Leidel, Busch and Lynch'' or ``The NIOSH 
Yellow Book'' [http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/77-173.html].
    Status: The forum will include scientists and representatives from 
various government agencies, industry, labor, and other stakeholders, 
and is open to the public, limited only by the space available. Persons 
wanting to attend and contribute comments at the meeting are requested 
to register at http://www.team-psa.com/niosh-OESSM07/home.asp no later 
than November 1, 2007. Unreserved walk-in attendees will be 
accommodated on the day of the meeting if space is available.
    The meeting has several scheduled presentations and panels that 
will include time for questions and answers. In addition, two breakout 
sessions will be held to solicit discussion and input on specific 
occupational exposure issues.
    Presentations, questions, and oral comments given at the meeting 
will be recorded and included in the docket. Written comments will also 
be accepted at the meeting. Written comments may also be submitted to 
Diane Miller, Robert A. Taft Laboratories, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C-
34, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, telephone 513/533-8611. All material 
submitted to the Agency should reference docket number NIOSH-091 and 
must be submitted by November 30, 2007 to be considered by the Agency. 
All electronic comments should be formatted as Microsoft Word. Please 
make reference to docket number NIOSH-091.
    NIOSH seeks to obtain materials, including published and 
unpublished reports and research findings, relevant to the current 
practice, limitations, and needs for development of occupational 
exposure assessment practices and policies.
    NIOSH will use this information to assess the needs and scientific 
basis for revisions to its guidance and recommendations in occupational 
exposure assessment.
    Contact Person for Technical Information: Paul Middendorf, 
telephone (513)533-8606, M/S C-9, Robert A. Taft Laboratories, 4676 
Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226.
    Contact Person for Submitting Comments/Meeting Attendance: Diane 
Miller, Robert A. Taft Laboratories, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C-34, 
Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, telephone 513/533-8611. All material submitted 
to the Agency should reference docket number NIOSH-091.
    All information received in response to this notice will be 
available for public examination and copying at the NIOSH Docket 
Office, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226.

    Dated: October 18, 2007.
James D. Seligman,
Chief Information Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. E7-21078 Filed 10-25-07; 8:45 am]
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