[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 221 (Wednesday, November 18, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59567-59568]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-27623]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute for 
Occupational Safety and Health (BSC, 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 
committee:

    Time and Date: 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m., December 2, 2009.
    Place: Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 
20024.
    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. 
The meeting room accommodates approximately 50 people. 
Teleconference available toll-free; please dial (866) 423-5960, 
Participant Pass Code 2988491.
    Purpose: The Secretary, the Assistant Secretary for Health, and 
by delegation the Director, Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention, are authorized under Sections 301 and 308 of the Public 
Health Service Act to conduct directly or by grants or contracts, 
research, experiments, and demonstrations relating to occupational 
safety and health and to mine health. The Board of Scientific 
Counselors shall provide guidance to the Director, National 
Institute for Occupational Safety and Health on research and 
prevention programs. Specifically, the Board shall provide guidance 
on the Institute's research activities related to developing and 
evaluating hypotheses, systematically documenting findings and 
disseminating results. The Board shall evaluate the degree to which 
the activities of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and 
Health: (1) Conform to appropriate scientific standards, (2) address 
current, relevant needs, and (3) produce intended results.
    Matters To Be Discussed: Agenda items include NIOSH 
Implementation of National Academies Program Recommendations for 
Traumatic Injuries, Construction Research, and Health Hazard 
Evaluations; Future Directions for Evaluation of NIOSH Research 
Programs; Future Meetings and Closing Remarks.
    Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
    Contact Person for More Information: Roger Rosa, Executive 
Secretary, BSC, NIOSH, CDC, 395 E Street, SW., Suite 9200,

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Patriots Plaza Building, Washington, DC 20201, telephone (202) 245-
0655, fax (202) 245-0664.
    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 CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and 
Disease Registry.

    Dated: November 6, 2009.
Elaine L. Baker,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. E9-27623 Filed 11-17-09; 8:45 am]
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