[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 33 (Tuesday, February 19, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 11651]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-03737]


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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 of the aforementioned 
committee:

    Time and Dates: 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m., March 21, 2013.
    Place: Patriots Plaza I, 395 E Street SW., Room 9200, 
Washington, DC 20201.
    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. 
The meeting room accommodates approximately 50 people. If you wish 
to attend in person, please contact NIOSH at (202) 245-0625 or (202) 
245-0626 for information on building access. Teleconference is 
available toll-free; please dial (877) 328-2816, Participant Pass 
Code 6558291.
    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: NIOSH Director Update; Implementation 
of the National Academies Program Recommendations for Construction 
Safety and Health, Respiratory Disease Studies, and Traumatic Injury 
Prevention, Nanotechnology Research Strategic Plan, Influenza 
Research, Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing Sector Update.
    Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
    Contact Person for More Information: Roger Rosa, Ph.D., 
Designated Federal Officer, BSC, NIOSH, CDC, 395 E Street SW., Suite 
9200, 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.

Elaine L. Baker,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2013-03737 Filed 2-15-13; 8:45 am]
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