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Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BSC, NIOSH)

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In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act Start Printed Page 14822(Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following committee meeting:

Time and Date: 9 a.m.-2:45 p.m., April 23, 2008.

Place: Marriott Crystal City, 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202. Via Teleconference—For toll-free access, please dial 888-791-1856. Participant Pass Code 49328.

Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. The meeting room accommodates approximately 50 people.

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 Director of NIOSH; NIOSH Implementation of the National Academies of Science Program Recommendations; Occupational Safety and Health Training Recommendations; Update on Enhancing the Utility of NIOSH Information Products; Presentation on NIOSH Work-Related Stress Research and Future Meetings and Closing Remarks. 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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

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Dated: March 13, 2008.

Elaine Baker,

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

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[FR Doc. E8-5498 Filed 3-18-08; 8:45 am]

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