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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health
  1. Added the 2015-2017 Charter of the Advisory Board on Radiation Worker and Health

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Matters for discussion for the September 22, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health

  2. Matters for discussion for the September 24, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Subcommittee on Dose Reconstruction Reviews

Previous Updates

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Transcript from the July 14, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Rocky Flats Plant

Ames Laboratory

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Ames Laboratory

  1. NIOSH/ORAU: NIOSH Response to SC&A Review of the Ames Site Profile Document Regarding Uranium Internal Exposures (July 29, 2015)

Kansas City Plant

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Kansas City Plant

  1. NIOSH/ORAU: NIOSH Response - Kansas CIty Plant Site Profile Issues Matrix (August 20, 2015)

Rocky Flats Plant

Advisory Board Work Group on Rocky Flats Plant

  1. Transcript from the July 14, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Rocky Flats Plant

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Pantex Plant

Technical Documents/Technical Information Bulletins (TIBs)

  1. ORAUT-OTIB-0086, Rev. 00: Pantex External Coworker Model (August 7, 2015)

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

2015 General Activities on Department of Energy (DOE) Cases

2015 Data Search and Capture

  1. Added efforts for July

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Transcript from the June 22, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Dose Reconstruction Review Methods Work Group

  2. Transcript from the June 24, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Subcommittee on Dose Reconstruction Reviews

  3. Transcript from the July 8, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Idaho National Laboratory

  4. September 22, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health

  5. September 24, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Subcommittee on Dose Reconstruction Reviews

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Kansas City Plant

  1. SC&A Memo: SC&A Memo: Review of NIOSH Response to SC&A’s Review of Internal Exposures to Thorium and its Progeny at the KCP during Mg-Th Machining, July 7, 2015 (August 14, 2015)

Technical Documents (Site Profiles, Technical Basis Documents, Technical Information Bulletins)

  1. SC&A Draft: SC&A Assessment of Selected NIOSH Responses to SC&A NUMEC Site Profile Findings (August 14, 2015)

AWE Site Wide Documents

Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  1. Added Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey) to the work sites currently being considered by the Work Group.

Baker-Perkins Co.

Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  1. Added Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey) to the work sites currently being considered by the Work Group.

Du Pont Deepwater Works

Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  1. Added Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey) to the work sites currently being considered by the Work Group.

Electro Metallurgical

Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  1. Added Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey) to the work sites currently being considered by the Work Group.

General Atomics

Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  1. Added Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey) to the work sites currently being considered by the Work Group.

Hooker Electrochemical

Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  1. Added Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey) to the work sites currently being considered by the Work Group.

Idaho National Laboratory

Advisory Board Work Group on Idaho National Laboratory

  1. Transcript from the July 8, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Idaho National Laboratory

Kansas City Plant

  1. SC&A Memo: SC&A Memo: Review of NIOSH Response to SC&A’s Review of Internal Exposures to Thorium and its Progeny at the KCP during Mg-Th Machining, July 7, 2015 (August 14, 2015)

Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) - Apollo

Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  1. Added Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey) to the work sites currently being considered by the Work Group.

Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) - Apollo

  1. SC&A Draft: SC&A Assessment of Selected NIOSH Responses to SC&A NUMEC Site Profile Findings (August 14, 2015)

Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) - Parks Township

Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  1. Added Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey) to the work sites currently being considered by the Work Group.

Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) - Parks Township

  1. SC&A Draft: SC&A Assessment of Selected NIOSH Responses to SC&A NUMEC Site Profile Findings (August 14, 2015)

United Nuclear Corp.

Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  1. Added Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey) to the work sites currently being considered by the Work Group.

Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey)

Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  1. Added Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey) to the work sites currently being considered by the Work Group.

W.R. Grace (Tennessee)

Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  1. Added Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey) to the work sites currently being considered by the Work Group.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Nevada Test Site (NTS)

  1. SC&A Draft: Status Report on Resuspension Issues at the Nevada Test Site (July 21, 2015)

Nevada Test Site (NTS)

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussion Papers on Nevada Test Site (NTS)

  1. SC&A Draft: Status Report on Resuspension Issues at the Nevada Test Site (July 21, 2015)

Timeline of Major DCAS Events for 2015

Major Events of 2015

  1. August 7, 2015: Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Designation of a Class of Employees from Westinghouse Electric Corporation (Bloomfield, New Jersey) for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort--February 1, 1958, through May 31, 1958, or during the period from June 1, 1959, through June 30, 1959, Petition 217; Final Effect date for the class is August 27, 2015

Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey)

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. August 7, 2015:Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Designation of a Class of Employees from Westinghouse Electric Corporation (Bloomfield, New Jersey) for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort--February 1, 1958, through May 31, 1958, or during the period from June 1, 1959, through June 30, 1959, Petition 217; Final Effect date for the class is August 27, 2015

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Program Evaluation Reports (PERs)

  1. SC&A Draft: A Review of NIOSH’s Program Evaluation Report DCAS-PER-055, "TBD-6000 Revision, 9/12/2014," Rev. 0 (July 24, 2015)

Technical Documents (Site Profiles, Technical Basis Documents, Technical Information Bulletins) Site Profiles/Technical Basis Documents

  1. SC&A Draft: A Review of NIOSH’s Program Evaluation Report DCAS-PER-055, "TBD-6000 Revision, 9/12/2014," Rev. 0 (July 24, 2015)

Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey)

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of Special Exposure Cohort Evaluation Report for SEC-00217, Rev. 0 (July 30, 2015)

AWE Site Wide Documents

Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on AWE Site Wide Documents

  1. Technical Basis Document (TBD) 6000

    • SC&A Draft: A Review of NIOSH’s Program Evaluation Report DCAS-PER-055, "TBD-6000 Revision, 9/12/2014," Rev. 0 (July 24, 2015)

Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey)

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey)

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of Special Exposure Cohort Evaluation Report for SEC-00217, Rev. 0 (July 30, 2015)

Monday, August 3, 2015

Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey)

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. HHS Letters to Congress Regarding an SEC Petition from Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey)--February 1, 1958, through May 31, 1958, or June 1, 1959, through June 30, 1959, Petition 217 (July 28, 2015)

  2. HHS Designation of Additional Members from Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey) to the SEC--February 1, 1958, through May 31, 1958, or June 1, 1959, through June 30, 1959, Petition 217 (July 28, 2015)

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Advisory Board Subcommittee and Work Groups

Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs) Work Group

  1. Updated the list of work sites currently being considered by the Work Group

AWE Site Wide Documents

Advisory Board Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  1. Updated the list of work sites currently being considered by the Work Group

Idaho National Laboratory

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. Added Idaho National Laboratory SEC Petition Evaluation Report, Petition SEC-00219, Rev. 1 (revised July 21, 2015); moved previous version (approved March 12, 2015) to Document Archive section

Document Archive

  1. Added previous version of the Idaho National Laboratory SEC Petition Evaluation Report, Petition SEC-00219, Rev. 0 (approved March 12, 2015)

Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) - Apollo

Advisory Board Work Group

  1. Added Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs) Work Group information

Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) - Parks Township

Advisory Board Work Group

  1. Added Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs) Work Group information

W.R. Grace (Erwin, TN)

Advisory Board Work Group

  1. Added Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs) Work Group information

Friday, July 24, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Agenda for the August 3, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  2. Discussion papers for the August 3, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

    • SC&A Draft: Issues Resolution Matrix for W.R. Grace & Company in Erwin, Tennessee Site Profile, Rev. 0 (January 16, 2013)

    • SC&A Draft: Review of the NIOSH Site Profile for the W.R. Grace and Company in Erwin, Tennessee (January 16, 2013)

    • SC&A Draft: Review of the NIOSH Site Profile for Nuclear Materials and Equipment Parks Township and Apollo Sites (April 19, 2013)

    • NIOSH/DCAS: NIOSH Responses to SC&A Review of ORAUT-TKBS-0041, Rev. 02: Site Profile for Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corporation, Apollo and Parks Township, Pennsylvania Response Paper, Rev. 0-A (May 14, 2015)

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) - Apollo

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of the NIOSH Site Profile for Nuclear Materials and Equipment Parks Township and Apollo Sites (April 19, 2013)

Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) - Parks Township

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of the NIOSH Site Profile for Nuclear Materials and Equipment Parks Township and Apollo Sites (April 19, 2013)

AWE Site Wide Documents

Advisory Board Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  1. Agenda for the August 3, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  2. Discussion papers for the August 3, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

    • SC&A Draft: Issues Resolution Matrix for W.R. Grace & Company in Erwin, Tennessee Site Profile, Rev. 0 (January 16, 2013)

    • SC&A Draft: Review of the NIOSH Site Profile for the W.R. Grace and Company in Erwin, Tennessee (January 16, 2013)

    • SC&A Draft: Review of the NIOSH Site Profile for Nuclear Materials and Equipment Parks Township and Apollo Sites (April 19, 2013)

    • NIOSH/DCAS: NIOSH Responses to SC&A Review of ORAUT-TKBS-0041, Rev. 02: Site Profile for Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corporation, Apollo and Parks Township, Pennsylvania Response Paper, Rev. 0-A (May 14, 2015)

Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on AWE Site Wide Documents

  1. NIOSH/DCAS: NIOSH Responses to SC&A Review of ORAUT-TKBS-0041, Rev. 02: Site Profile for Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corporation, Apollo and Parks Township, Pennsylvania Response Paper, Rev. 0-A (May 14, 2015)

General Steel Industries (GSI)

Public Comments on General Steel Industries (GSI) Documents

  1. Submission from Daniel W. McKeel, Jr., M.D., regarding Critique of NIOSH/DCAS: "Discussion of Remaining Issues to Sanford Cohen & Associates Review of Battelle TBD-6000 Appendix BB (General Steel Industries, Rev. 1) Response Paper" dated July 10, 2015 (July 20, 2015)

Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) - Apollo

Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) - Apollo

  1. NIOSH/DCAS: NIOSH Responses to SC&A Review of ORAUT-TKBS-0041, Rev. 02: Site Profile for Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corporation, Apollo and Parks Township, Pennsylvania Response Paper, Rev. 0-A (May 14, 2015)

Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) - Parks Township

Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) - Parks Township

  1. NIOSH/DCAS: NIOSH Responses to SC&A Review of ORAUT-TKBS-0041, Rev. 02: Site Profile for Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corporation, Apollo and Parks Township, Pennsylvania Response Paper, Rev. 0-A (May 14, 2015)

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Discussion paper for the July 23, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health:

    • Idaho National Laboratory SEC Petition Evaluation Report, Petition SEC-00219, Rev. 1 (revised July 21, 2015)

Idaho National Laboratory

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Idaho National Laboratory

  1. Idaho National Laboratory SEC Petition Evaluation Report, Petition SEC-00219, Rev. 1 (revised July 21, 2015)

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Presentations for the July 23, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health:

    • NIOSH Program Update

    • Department of Labor Program Update

    • Department of Energy Program Update

    • Advisory Board: Dose Reconstruction Review Methods Work Group

    • NIOSH/DCAS: Carborundum Company Special Exposure Cohort Petition Evaluation Report

    • NIOSH/DCAS: Special Exposure Cohort Status Updates

    • NIOSH/DCAS: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) Evaluation Report (Rev. 1) Updated SEC Class Definition SEC-00219

    • SC&A: SC&A Evaluation of INL CPP Class Definition Requiring Evidence of External Dosimetry (1963–1974) (revised July 15, 2015)

    • SC&A: SC&A Status Update: SEC-00219 Evaluation of Areas and Times that NIOSH has Determined Doses are Reconstructable (revised July 15, 2015)

  2. Discussion/background paper for the July 23, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health:

    • SC&A Draft: SC&A Evaluation of Chemical Processing Plant Class Definition Requiring Evidence of External Dosimetry, Rev. 1 (revised July 15, 2015)

  3. August 3, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  4. Discussion paper for the August 3, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs):

    • SC&A Draft: Issues Resolution Matrix for W.R. Grace & Company in Erwin, Tennessee Site Profile, Rev. 0 (January 16, 2013)

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Idaho National Laboratory

  1. SC&A Draft: SC&A Evaluation of Chemical Processing Plant Class Definition Requiring Evidence of External Dosimetry, Rev. 1 (1963–1974) (revised July 15, 2015)

  2. SC&A Presentation: SC&A Evaluation of INL CPP Class Definition Requiring Evidence of External Dosimetry (1963–1974) (presented at the July 23, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)

  3. SC&A Presentation: SC&A Status Update: SEC-00219 Evaluation of Areas and Times that NIOSH has Determined Doses are Reconstructable (presented at the July 23, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)

W.R. Grace (Erwin, TN)

  1. SC&A Draft: Issues Resolution Matrix for W.R. Grace & Company in Erwin, Tennessee Site Profile, Rev. 0 (January 16, 2013)

AWE Site Wide Documents

Advisory Board Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  1. August 3, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

  2. Discussion paper for the August 3, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs):

    • SC&A Draft: Issues Resolution Matrix for W.R. Grace & Company in Erwin, Tennessee Site Profile, Rev. 0 (January 16, 2013)

Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on AWE Site Wide Documents

  1. SC&A Draft: Issues Resolution Matrix for W.R. Grace & Company in Erwin, Tennessee Site Profile, Rev. 0 (January 16, 2013)

Carborundum Company

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Carborundum Company

  1. NIOSH/DCAS Presentation: Carborundum Company Special Exposure Cohort Petition Evaluation Report (presented at the July 23, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)

Idaho National Laboratory

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Idaho National Laboratory

  1. SC&A Draft: SC&A Evaluation of Chemical Processing Plant Class Definition Requiring Evidence of External Dosimetry, Rev. 1 (1963–1974) (revised July 15, 2015)

  2. NIOSH/DCAS Presentation: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) Evaluation Report (Rev. 1) Updated SEC Class Definition SEC-00219 (presented at the July 23, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)

  3. SC&A Presentation: SC&A Evaluation of INL CPP Class Definition Requiring Evidence of External Dosimetry (1963–1974) (presented at the July 23, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)

  4. SC&A Presentation: SC&A Status Update: SEC-00219 Evaluation of Areas and Times that NIOSH has Determined Doses are Reconstructable (presented at the July 23, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)

W.R. Grace (Erwin, TN)

Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on W.R. Grace (Tennessee)

  1. Discussion paper for the August 3, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs):

    • SC&A Draft: Issues Resolution Matrix for W.R. Grace & Company in Erwin, Tennessee Site Profile, Rev. 0 (January 16, 2013)

 
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