[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 204 (Friday, October 22, 2010)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 65281-65282]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-26129]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

42 CFR Part 84

[Docket Numbers NIOSH-221, NIOSH-082A, NIOSH-147]


Public Meeting To Discuss NIOSH's Respirator Standards 
Development Efforts

AGENCY: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health 
and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health 
(NIOSH), National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL), 
will conduct a public meeting to discuss current respirator standards 
development projects, including the NIOSH Regulatory Agenda for 
updating 42 CFR part 84, CBRN Combination Unit Respirator Performance 
Requirements, and the NIOSH policy on SCBA ``Buddy-Breathing''. There 
will be an opportunity for discussion following each topic's 
presentations.

DATES: The public meeting will be held 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., December 9, 
2010. On-site registration will be held beginning at 7:45 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh 
International Airport, 1111 Airport Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15231, 
telephone 800-233-1234.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Szalajda, NPPTL, Policy and 
Standards Development Branch Chief, P.O. Box 18070, 626 Cochrans Mill 
Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, telephone 412-386-5200, fax 412-386-4089, 
E-mail npptlevents@cdc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Status: The meeting will be open to the public, limited only by the 
space available. The meeting room accommodates approximately 125 
people.
    Instructions: Requests to make presentations at the public meeting 
should be mailed to the NIOSH Docket Officer, Robert A. Taft 
Laboratories, MS-C34, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226. 
Requests may also be submitted by telephone 513-533-8611, fax 513-533-
8285, or e-mailed to niocindocket@cdc.gov. All requests to present 
should contain the name, address, and telephone number, relevant 
business affiliations of the presenter, topic of the presentation, and 
the approximate time requested for the presentation. Oral presentations 
should be limited to 15 minutes.
    After reviewing the requests for presentations, NIOSH will notify 
the presenters that their presentations are scheduled. If a participant 
is not present when his/her presentation is scheduled to begin, the 
remaining participants will be heard in order. At the conclusion of the 
meeting, an attempt will be made to allow presentations by scheduled 
participants who missed their assigned times. Attendees who wish to 
speak but did not submit a request for the opportunity to make a 
presentation may be given this opportunity at the conclusion of the 
meeting, at the discretion of the presiding officer.
    This meeting will also be using Audio/Live Meeting Conferencing,

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remote access capabilities where interested parties may listen in and 
review the presentations over the internet simultaneously. Parties 
remotely accessing the meeting will have the opportunity to ask 
questions during the open comment period. To register to use this 
capability, please contact the NPPTL, Policy and Standards Development 
Branch, P.O. Box 18070, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, 
telephone 412-386-5200, fax 412-386-4089. This option will be available 
to participants on a first come, first served basis and is limited to 
the first 50 participants.
    Background: NIOSH, National Personal Protective Technology 
Laboratory (NPPTL), will present information to attendees concerning 
the development of the concepts being considered for performance 
criteria of various classes of respirators. Participants will be given 
an opportunity to ask questions and to present individual comments that 
they may wish to have considered.
    Reference: Information regarding documents that will be discussed 
at the meeting may be obtained from the NIOSH Web site using this link: 
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/review/public/ using the docket numbers listed 
in this notice.

    Authority: 29 U.S.C. 651-675, 677; 30 U.S.C. 3, 5, 7, 811, 
842(h), 844.

    Dated: October 12, 2010.
Tanja Popovic,
Deputy Associate Director for Science, Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2010-26129 Filed 10-21-10; 8:45 am]
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