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Safety and Occupational Health Study Section; Notice of Meeting

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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: Safety and Occupational Health Study Section (SOHSS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

Time and Date: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., October 25, 2001. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., October 26, 2001.

Place: Embassy Suites, 1900 Diagonal Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, telephone 703/684-5900.

Status: Open 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., October 25, 2001. Closed 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., October 25, 2001. Closed 8 a.m.-5 p.m., October 26, 2001.

Purpose: The Safety and Occupational Health Study Section will review, discuss, and evaluate grant application(s) received in response to the Institute's standard grants review and funding cycles pertaining to research issues in occupational safety and health, and allied areas. It is the intent of the NIOSH to support broad-based research endeavors in keeping with the Institute's program goals. This will lead to improved understanding and appreciation for the magnitude of the aggregate health burden associated with occupational injuries and illnesses, as well as to support more focused research projects, which will lead to improvements in the delivery of occupational safety and health services and the prevention of work-related injury and illness. It is anticipated that research funded will promote these program goals.

Matters to be Discussed: The meeting will convene in open session from 8:30-9:30 a.m. on October 25, 2001, to address matters related to the conduct of Study Section business. The remainder of the meeting will proceed in closed session. The purpose of the closed sessions is for the SOHSS to consider safety and occupational health-related grant applications. These portions of the meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with provisions set forth in section 552b(c)(4) and (6) title 5 U.S.C., and the Determination of the Associate Director for Management and Operations, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pursuant to Pub. L. 92-463.

Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.

An unavoidable administrative delay prevented meeting the 15-day publication requirement.

Contact Person for More Information: Charles N. Rafferty, Ph.D., NIOSH Scientific Review Administrator, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4114, MSC 7816, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, telephone 301/435-3562, fax 301/480-2644.

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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

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Dated: October 11, 2001.

John Burckhardt,

Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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[FR Doc. 01-26077 Filed 10-16-01; 8:45 am]

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