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Advisory Board & Public Meetings 2014 Events Discussion paper for the August 28, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board's Subcommittee on Procedures Review:

-SC&A Draft: A Review of NIOSH's Program Evaluation Report DCAS-PER-042, "Linde Ceramics Plant TBD Revision" (August 19, 2014)


Agenda for the September 3, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Fernald

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor Linde Ceramics Plant SC&A Draft: A Review of NIOSH's Program Evaluation Report DCAS-PER-042, "Linde Ceramics Plant TBD Revision" (August 19, 2014)
Program Evaluation Reports (PERs) SC&A Draft: A Review of NIOSH's Program Evaluation Report DCAS-PER-042, "Linde Ceramics Plant TBD Revision" (August 19, 2014)
Feed Materials Production Center--FMPC (Fernald) Advisory Board's Work Group on Fernald Agenda for the September 3, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Fernald

Linde Ceramics Plant Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on Linde Ceramics Plant SC&A Draft: A Review of NIOSH's Program Evaluation Report DCAS-PER-042, "Linde Ceramics Plant TBD Revision" (August 19, 2014)


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Items updated Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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Advisory Board & Public Meetings 2014 Events

Transcript from the July 7, 2014, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Subcommittee on Dose Reconstruction Reviews


Transcript from the July 28, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) Issues (including the 250 day issue)


Discussion paper for the August 28, 2014, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Subcommittee on Procedures Review:

-SC&A Draft: A Review of NIOSH's Program Evaluation Report DCAS-PER-043, "Internal Dosimetry Organ, External Dosimetry Organ, and IREP Model Selection by ICD-9 Code Revision" (August 18, 2014)


Agenda for the September 4, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Pantex Plant


Discussion paper for the September 4, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Pantex Plant:

-SC&A Working Draft: Pantex Plant Site Profile Issues Matrix Draft Preliminary SC&A Assessment, Rev. 3 (October 8, 2013)


September 17, 2014: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health


Matters to be discussed for the September 17, 2014, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor Kansas City Plant SC&A Draft: Review of Internal Exposures to Thorium and its Progeny at the Kansas City Plant During MG-TH Machining Operations (August 15, 2014)
Program Evaluation Reports (PERs) SC&A Draft: A Review of NIOSH's Program Evaluation Report DCAS-PER-043, "Internal Dosimetry Organ, External Dosimetry Organ, and IREP Model Selection by ICD-9 Code Revision" (August 18, 2014)

AWE Site Wide Documents Site Profiles Site Profile for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals, Appendix G -- Anaconda Co. (revised August 19, 2014)

Moved previous version to "Previous Versions of AWE Site Wide Documents" section
  Previous Versions of AWE Site Wide Documents Added previous version of the Site Profile for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals, Appendix G -- Anaconda Co. (approved April 30, 2007)

Kansas City Plant Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on Kansas City Plant SC&A Draft: Review of Internal Exposures to Thorium and its Progeny at the Kansas City Plant During MG-TH Machining Operations (August 15, 2014)

Pantex Plant Advisory Board Work Group on the Pantex Plant Agenda for the September 4, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Pantex Plant


Discussion paper for the September 4, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Pantex Plant:

-SC&A Working Draft: Pantex Plant Site Profile Issues Matrix Draft Preliminary SC&A Assessment, Rev. 3 (October 8, 2013)

Rocky Flats Plant Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on Rocky Flats Plant NIOSH/ORAU: Existence of Mg-Th Alloy at RFP Based on Worker Statements, Response Paper, Rev. 1 (August 13, 2014)



Items updated Friday, August 15, 2014

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General Activities on Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) Cases 2014 Data Search and Capture Efforts for AWE Cases Added efforts for July

General Activities on Department of Energy (DOE) Cases 2014 Data Search and Capture Efforts for DOE Cases Added efforts for July

Nuclear Metals, Inc. Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information for Nuclear Metals, Inc. August 15: Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Final Effect of the Designation of a Class of Employees from Nuclear Metals, Inc.--January 1, 1980 through December 31, 1990, (Petition 195) for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort

Letter to DOL Regarding the Designation of an SEC Class from Nuclear Metals, Inc.--January 1, 1980, through December 31, 1990 (Petition 195) (August 11, 2014)
Timeline of Major DCAS Events for 2014 2014 Events Added event for August



Items updated Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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Advisory Board & Public Meetings 2014 Events September 3: Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Fernald

September 4: Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Pantex Plant

Feed Materials Production Center (FMPC) Advisory Board's Work Group on Fernald September 3: Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Fernald

Pantex Plant Advisory Board Work Group on the Pantex Plant September 4: Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Pantex Plant



Items updated Thursday, August 7, 2014

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Advisory Board Advisory Board Work Group Information Added description and member information for the Advisory Board Work Group on Ames Laboratory

Advisory Board & Public Meetings 2014 Events Transcript from the June 16, 2014, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on TBD 6000


Transcript from the June 18, 2014, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health


Discussion/background papers from the July 28, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) Issues (including the 250 day issue):

-SC&A Memo: Preliminary Review and Comments on Three NIOSH White Papers Related to Coworker Modeling (July 25, 2014)

-NIOSH/DCAS White Paper: Evaluation of Differences between Strata Coworker Models, Rev. 0 (July 11, 2014)

-NIOSH/DCAS White Paper: Draft Criteria for the Evaluation and Use of Internal Exposure Coworker Datasets (June 17, 2014)

-NIOSH/DCAS: NIOSH's Reconsideration of the Application of the OPOS Methodology: Allowance for Time-Weighted Averaging (June 16, 2014)


Matters to be discussed for the August 28, 2014, Subcommittee on Dose Reconstruction Reviews

Ames Laboratory Advisory Board Work Group on Ames Laboratory (new section) Added description and member information for the Advisory Board Work Group on Ames Laboratory

AWE Site Wide Documents Advisory Board Work Group on TBD 6000 Transcript from the June 16, 2014, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on TBD 6000

Simonds Saw and Steel Co. Advisory Board Work Group on TBD 6000 Transcript from the June 16, 2014, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on TBD 6000



Items updated Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor Kansas City Plant SC&A Draft: Review of Internal Exposures to Uranium at the Kansas City Plant Using TBD-6000 and ORAUT-OTIB-0070 as Surrogate Data (July 24, 2014)

Kansas City Plant Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on Kansas City Plant SC&A Draft: Review of Internal Exposures to Uranium at the Kansas City Plant Using TBD-6000 and ORAUT-OTIB-0070 as Surrogate Data (July 24, 2014)

Technical Information Bulletins (TIBs) -- Alphabetical Listing Section P Parameters to Consider When Processing Claims for Construction Trade Workers--ORAUT-OTIB-0052 Rev. 02 (July 24, 2014)

Moved previous version to "Previous Versions of TIBs"
  Previous Versions of TIBs Added previous version of Parameters to Consider When Processing Claims for Construction Trade Workers--ORAUT-OTIB-0052 Rev. 01 (February 17, 2011)

Technical Information Bulletins (TIBs) -- Numerical Listing TIB 52 ORAUT-OTIB-0052 Rev. 02: Parameters to Consider When Processing Claims for Construction Trade Workers (July 24, 2014)

Moved previous version to "Previous Versions of TIBs"
  Previous Versions of TIBs Added previous version of ORAUT-OTIB-0052 Rev. 01: Parameters to Consider When Processing Claims for Construction Trade Workers (February 17, 2011)



Items updated Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor Coworker Datasets, Models, and Studies SC&A Memo: Preliminary Review and Comments on Three NIOSH White Papers Related to Coworker Modeling (July 25, 2014)



Items updated Friday, August 1, 2014

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Carborundum Company Program Evaluation Reports (PERs) and Program Evaluation Plans (PEPs) DCAS-PER-054, Rev. 0 (July 25, 2014)

Program Evaluation Reports (PERs) and Program Evaluation Plans (PEPs) PER 54 DCAS-PER-054, Rev. 0 (July 25, 2014)

Technical Information Bulletins (TIBs) -- Alphabetical Listing Section G Guiding Reconstruction of Intakes of Thorium Resulting from Nuclear Wepons Programs - ORAUT-OTIB-0076, Rev. 0 (July 10, 2014)

Technical Information Bulletins (TIBs) -- Numerical Listing TIB 76 ORAUT-OTIB-0076, Rev. 0: Guiding Reconstruction of Intakes of Thorium Resulting from Nuclear Wepons Programs (July 10, 2014)



Items updated Monday, July 28, 2014

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Advisory Board & Public Meetings 2014 Events Agenda for the July 28, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) Issues (including the 250 day issue)


Items updated Friday, July 25, 2014

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Advisory Board Current Work Activities of the Advisory Board Added General Atomics (Petition 218) to the SEC Petitions Currently with the Advisory Board for Consideration section
Advisory Board & Public Meetings 2014 Events Presentations for the July 29, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health:

-NIOSH Program Update

-DOE Program Update

-DOL Program Update

-NIOSH/DCAS: Special Exposure Cohort Petition Status Update

-NIOSH/DCAS: General Atomics Special Exposure Cohort Evaluation Report--1960-1969 (Petition 218)

-NIOSH/DCAS: Simonds Saw and Steel SEC Petition--residual period; 1958-2006 (Petition 157)

-NIOSH/DCAS: Idaho National Laboratory Site Profile Review Update


Discussion/Background Papers:

-NIOSH/DCAS White Paper: Evaluation of Differences between Strata Coworker Models, Rev. 0 (July 11, 2014)

-NIOSH/DCAS White Paper: Draft Criteria for the Evaluation and Use of Internal Exposure Coworker Datasets (June 17, 2014)

-NIOSH/DCAS: General Atomics Special Exposure Cohort Petition Evaluation Report--January 1, 1960 through December 31, 1969; Petition 218 (July 17, 2014)

-NIOSH/DCAS: Simonds Saw and Steel Special Exposure Cohort Petition Evaluation Report--January 1, 1948 through December 31, 2006; Petition 157 (October 29, 2010)

-NIOSH/DCAS: Review of Simonds Saw and Steel Plant Residual Internal Dose (February 4, 2014)

-NIOSH/DCAS: Review of Simonds Saw and Steel Plant Residual External Dose (September 30, 2013)

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor Savannah River Site (SRS) SC&A Draft White Paper: Review of Table 5-1 of "Internal Dosimetry Data for the Savannah River Site, ORAUT-OTIB-0081, Rev. 2" (July 22, 2014)

AWE Site Wide Documents Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on AWE Site Wide Documents NIOSH/DCAS: Simonds Saw and Steel SEC Petition--residual period; 1958-2006 (Petition 157) (Presentation for the July 29, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)

General Atomics Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on General Atomics NIOSH/DCAS: General Atomics Special Exposure Cohort Evaluation Report--1960-1969 (Petition 218) (Presentation for the July 29, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)
  Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information for General Atomics General Atomics Special Exposure Cohort Petition Evaluation Report--January 1, 1960 through December 31, 1969 (Petition 218)

General Atomics Special Exposure Cohort Petition Evaluation Report--January 1, 1960 through December 31, 1969 (Petition 218), sent to the Board on July 17, 2014

Advisory Board will discuss the General Atomics Special Exposure Cohort Petition--January 1, 1960 through December 31, 1969 (Petition 218) on July 29, 2014, during its regular meeting.

Idaho National Laboratory Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on Idaho National Laboratory NIOSH/DCAS: Idaho National Laboratory Site Profile Review Update (Presentation for the July 29, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)

Savannah River Site (SRS) Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments on SRS Documents SC&A Draft White Paper: Review of Table 5-1 of "Internal Dosimetry Data for the Savannah River Site, ORAUT-OTIB-0081, Rev. 2" (July 22, 2014)

Simonds Saw and Steel Co. Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on Simonds Saw and Steel Co. NIOSH/DCAS: Simonds Saw and Steel SEC Petition--residual period; 1958-2006 (Petition 157) (Presentation for the July 29, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)
  Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information for Simonds Saw and Steel Co. Advisory Board will discuss the Simonds Saw and Steel Special Exposure petition--residual period; 1958-2006 (Petition 157) on July 29, 2014, during its regular meeting



Items updated Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Advisory Board & Public Meetings 2014 Events Presentation for the July 29, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health:

-SC&A: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site Profile Update

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor Idaho National Laboratory (INL) SC&A: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site Profile Update (Presentation for the July 29, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)

Idaho National Laboratory Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on Idaho National Laboratory SC&A: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site Profile Update (Presentation for the July 29, 2014, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)

Nuclear Metals, Inc. Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information for Nuclear Metals, Inc. July 23, 2014: Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Designation of a Class of Employees from Nuclear Metals, Inc.--January 1, 1980 through December 31, 1990, (Petition 195) for Addition the Special Exposure Cohort

Effective Date for the SEC Class is August 10, 2014

Timeline of Major DCAS Events for 2014 2014 Events Added event for July

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