[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 34 (Tuesday, February 21, 2006)]
[Page 8859]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-1543]



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute for 
Occupational Safety and Health

    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 committee meeting:
    Name: Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC), National Institute for 
Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
    Time and Date: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., March 30, 2006.
    Place: Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 
    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. 
The meeting room accommodates approximately 50 people.
    Purpose: The Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, 
the Assistant Secretary for Health, and by delegation the Director, 
CDC, 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 BSC shall provide guidance to the 
Director, NIOSH 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 NIOSH: (1) Conform to 
appropriate scientific standards, (2) address current, relevant needs, 
and (3) produce intended results.
    Matters to be Discussed: Agenda items include a report from the 
Director, NIOSH; progress report by BSC working group on the health 
hazard evaluation program; update on revisions to the National 
Occupational Research Agenda; Research to Practice Strategic Plan; and 
closing remarks.
    Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
    For Further Information Contact: Roger Rosa, Executive Secretary, 
BSC, NIOSH, CDC, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 715H, Washington, 
DC 20201, telephone (202) 205-7856, fax (202) 260-4464.
    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 CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

    Dated: February 14, 2006.
Alvin Hall,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 06-1543 Filed 2-17-06; 8:45 am]