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Mine Safety and Health Research Advisory Committee, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (MSHRAC, 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 meeting for the aforementioned committee:

Time and Date: 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., EDT, May 10, 2016.

Place: Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh/Southpointe, 1000 Corporate Drive, Canonsburg, PA 15317, Telephone: (724) 743-5000, Fax: (724) 743-5010. Teleconference access is also available. If you wish to attend by phone, please contact Marie Chovanec by email at or by phone at 412-386-5302 at least 3 days in advance.

Status: Open to public, limited only by the space available. The meeting room accommodates approximately 45 people.

Purpose: This committee is charged with providing advice to the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services; the Director, CDC; and the Director, NIOSH, on priorities in mine safety and health research, including grants and contracts for such research. (30 U.S.C. 812(b)(2), Section 102(b)(2)).

Matters for Discussion: The meeting will focus on mining safety and health research projects and outcomes, including dynamic ground failure, the internet of things, ergo app, diesel nanotechnology, updates on the rock dust and refuge alternatives partnerships, an update on the capacity building program, an update on the National Occupational Research Agenda—Assessing BNI, and a discussion on the mining program research portfolio. The meeting will also include updates from the National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory and the Respiratory Health Division.

Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.

Contact Person for More Information: Jeffrey H. Welsh, Designated Federal Officer, MSHRAC, NIOSH, CDC, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, telephone 412-386-4040, fax 412-386-6614.

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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Elaine L. Baker,

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

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[FR Doc. 2016-08519 Filed 4-12-16; 8:45 am]