[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 59 (Monday, March 30, 2009)]
[Page 14131]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-6941]



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., April 16, 2009.
    Place: Marriott Key Bridge, 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22209.
    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. 
The meeting room accommodates approximately 50 people. Teleconference 
available toll-free; please dial (877)507-3792, Participant Pass Code 
    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 from the 
Acting Director of NIOSH; NIOSH Implementation of the National 
Academies Program Recommendations for Personal Protective Technologies, 
Respiratory Diseases, and Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 
Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance Program Needs; Health 
Communications Using Social Media; Occupational Safety and Health 
Training Recommendations; and Future Meetings and Closing Remarks.
    Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
    For Further Information Contact: 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) 
    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: March 16, 2009.
Elaine L. Baker,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention (CDC).
 [FR Doc. E9-6941 Filed 3-27-09; 8:45 am]