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

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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).

Times and Dates: 8 a.m.-9 a.m., June 24, 2003; 9:10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., June 24, 2003; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., June 25, 2003.

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

Status: Open 8 a.m.-9 a.m., June 24, 2003.

Closed 9:10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., June 24, 2003; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., June 25, 2003.

Purpose: The Safety and Occupational Health Study Section will review, discuss, and evaluate grant application(s) received in response to NIOSH's standard grants review and funding cycles pertaining to research issues in occupational safety and health, and allied areas. It is the intent of NIOSH to support broad-based research endeavors in keeping with their 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 the research funded will promote these program goals.

Matters To Be Discussed: The meeting will convene in open session from 8-9 a.m. on June 24, 2003, to address matters related to the conduct of SOHSS business. The remainder of the meeting will proceed in closed session. The purpose of the closed sessions is for 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 Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pursuant to Public Law 92-463.

Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.

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Due to program oversight, this Federal Register Notice is being published less than 15 days before the date of the meeting.

Contact Person for More Information: Michael Galvin, Ph.D., NIOSH Health Scientist, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Mailstop E-20, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone 404/498-2524, fax 404/498-2569.

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 CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

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Dated: June 6, 2003.

Alvin Hall,

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

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[FR Doc. 03-14926 Filed 6-12-03; 8:45 am]

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