[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 182 (Wednesday, September 20, 2006)]
[Page 54992]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-7984]



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Public Law 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.-2:45 p.m., October 18, 2006.
    Place: The Watergate Hotel, 2650 Virginia Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20037.
    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. 
The meeting room accommodates approximately 50 people.
    Purpose: The Board shall provide advice 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 conform to appropriate 
scientific standards; address current and relevant needs; and 
produce intended results.
    Matters To Be Discussed: Agenda items include a health hazard 
evaluation program review, an update on the economics of 
occupational safety and health, and an update on flavorings-related 
lung disease prevention efforts.
    Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
    Contact Person For More Information: Roger Rosa, Executive 
Secretary, BSC, NIOSH, 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: September 13, 2006.
Alvin Hall,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
 [FR Doc. 06-7984 Filed 9-19-06; 8:45 am]