Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content

NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors

Image of a meeting table and chairs

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC) is a federal advisory committee created to provide advice and guidance to the Director of NIOSH. The primary activity of the Committee is to provide advice on NIOSH’s occupational safety and health research and prevention programs. The BSC also advises on standards of scientific excellence, current needs in the field of occupational safety and health, and the applicability and dissemination of research findings. See NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors for more information. Materials presented and distributed during BSC meetings can be viewed on NIOSH Docket 278 .

NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting

The next meeting will occur in the spring of 2016. The date and location are to be determined.

Request for Nomination of Candidates to Serve on the Board of Scientific Counselors

NIOSH is soliciting nominations for possible membership on the Board of Scientific Counselors. Nominees will be selected based on expertise in occupational safety and health fields, such as occupational medicine, occupational nursing, industrial hygiene, occupational safety and health engineering, toxicology, chemistry, safety and health education, ergonomics, epidemiology, biostatistics, and psychology. Members may be invited to serve for terms of two to four years. Selected nominees would begin service in January 2017. Nomination materials must be submitted by December 21, 2015. For information on how to submit a nomination, see the Federal Register announcement.