[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 221 (Friday, November 14, 2008)]
[Page 67518]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-27052]



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 

    Time and Date: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., December 4, 2008.
    Place: Marriott Crystal City at Reagan National, 1999 Jefferson 
Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202.
    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) 700-6634, 
Participant Pass Code 3756066.
    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 a Report by the 
Acting Director of NIOSH; National Academies (NA) Recommendations 
for NIOSH Programs; Implementation of NA Recommendations in 
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; Occupational Safety and Health 
Surveillance Needs; NIOSH Nanotechnology Research Strategic Plan; 
National Occupational Research Agenda; Future Meetings and Closing 
    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, 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, 2008.
Elaine L. Baker,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. E8-27052 Filed 11-13-08; 8:45 am]