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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Agenda for the May 27, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) Issues (including the 250 day issue) Work Group

  2. Discussion paper for the May 27, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) Issues (including the 250 day issue) Work Group: SC&A Draft: Focused Review of Appendix C, Revision 1 to TBD-6000, Dow Chemical Company (Madison Site), Rev. 0 (April 9, 2015)

2015 General Activities on Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) Cases

2015 Data Search and Capture

  1. Added efforts for March

2015 General Activities on Department of Energy (DOE) Cases

2015 Data Search and Capture

  1. Added efforts for March and April

Previous Updates

Monday, May 18, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Transcripts from the March 25 - 26, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health

  2. July 14, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Rocky Flats Plant

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Brookhaven National Laboratory

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A’s Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH’s Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Brookhaven National Laboratory, Rev. 0 (March 30, 2015)

Dose Reconstruction Case Reviews

  1. Brookhaven National Laboratory: SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A’s Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH’s Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Brookhaven National Laboratory, Rev. 0 (March 30, 2015)

  2. Kansas City Plant: SC&A Draft: Review of NIOSH’s White Paper "Internal Exposures to Thorium and its Progeny at the Kansas City Plant during Mg-Th Machining," Rev. 1 (May 12, 2015)

  3. Nevada Test Site (NTS): SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A’s Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH’s Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Nevada Test Site, Rev. 0 (April 13, 2015)

  4. Rocky Flats Plant: SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A’s Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH’s Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Rocky Flats Plant, Rev. 0 (April 13, 2015)

Kansas City Plant

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of NIOSH’s White Paper "Internal Exposures to Thorium and its Progeny at the Kansas City Plant during Mg-Th Machining," Rev. 1 (May 12, 2015)

Nevada Test Site (NTS)

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A’s Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH’s Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Nevada Test Site, Rev. 0 (April 13, 2015)

Rocky Flats Plant

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A’s Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH’s Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Rocky Flats Plant, Rev. 0 (April 13, 2015)

Blockson Chemical Company (Building 55 and Related Activities)

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. Federal Register Notice Announcing that a Blockson Chemical Company SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation--July 1, 1960 through December 31, 1991, Petition 225 (May 13, 2015)

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Brookhaven National Laboratory

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A’s Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH’s Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Brookhaven National Laboratory, Rev. 0 (March 30, 2015)

Idaho National Laboratory

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. Copy of NIOSH Idaho National Laboratory SEC Petition Evaluation Report--January 1, 1949 through December 31, 1970 (Petition 219)

Kansas City Plant

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Kansas City Plant

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of NIOSH’s White Paper "Internal Exposures to Thorium and its Progeny at the Kansas City Plant during Mg-Th Machining," Rev. 1 (May 12, 2015)

Nevada Test Site (NTS)

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

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A’s Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH’s Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Nevada Test Site, Rev. 0 (April 13, 2015)

Rocky Flats Plant

Advisory Board Work Group on Rocky Flats Plant

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

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Rocky Flats Plant

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A’s Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH’s Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Rocky Flats Plant, Rev. 0 (April 13, 2015)

St. Louis Airport Storage Site (SLAPS)

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. Federal Register Notice announcing a Determination Concerning a Petition from St. Louis Airport Storage Site (SLAPS) to Add a Class of Employees to the Special Exposure Cohort--November 3, 1971, through December 31, 1973, and from January 1, 1984,through December 31, 1998, Petition 150 (May 13, 2015)

Timeline of Major DCAS Events for 2015
  1. Added events for May

Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey)

Special Exposure Cohort Information

  1. Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey) SEC Petition Evaluation Report--January 1, 1950 through March 1, 2011, Petition 217 (April 14, 2015)

Friday, May 8, 2015

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Kansas City Plant

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of NIOSH’s White Paper "Internal Exposures to Thorium and its Progeny at the Kansas City Plant during Mg-Th Machining," Rev. 0 (May 6, 2015)

AWE Site Wide Documents

Site Profiles

  1. NIOSH/DCAS: Site Profiles for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals, Appendix CD - Seymour Specialty Wiring Company, Rev. 1 (April 23, 2015)

  2. Added previous version Site Profiles for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals, Appendix CD - Seymour Specialty Wiring Company, Rev. 0 (approved July 16, 2007) to Document Archive section

Blockson Chemical Company (Building 55 and related activities)

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. Blockson Chemical Company petition qualified for evaluation (May 5, 2015); copy of SEC Petition 225--July 1, 1960 through December 31, 1991 posted (received February 24, 2015)

Kansas City Plant

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Kansas City Plant

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of NIOSH’s White Paper "Internal Exposures to Thorium and its Progeny at the Kansas City Plant during Mg-Th Machining," Rev. 0 (May 6, 2015)

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Discussion paper for the April 28, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Subcommittee on Procedures Review: SC&A Memo: Review of NIOSH’s Response to DCAS-PER-045 Findings (March 24, 2015)

  2. May 27, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) Issues (including the 250 day issue) Work Group

  3. June 9, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health

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

  5. July 8, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Idaho National Laboratory

  6. August 11, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Subcommittee on Procedures Review

Advisory Board Subcommittee and Work Groups

Subcommittees

  1. Added member Josie Beach to Subcommittee on Dose Reconstruction Reviews

Work Groups

  1. Added information for new Dose Reconstruction Review Methods Work Group

  2. Added information for new Grand Junction Facilities Work Group

  3. Added member Bradley P. Clawson to Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Work Group

  4. Removed Baker Brothers and Bliss & Laughlin Steel work sites from the TBD 6000 Work Group

AWE Site Wide Documents

Advisory Board Work Group on TBD 6000

  1. Removed Baker Brothers and Bliss & Laughlin Steel work sites from the TBD 6000 Work Group

Baker Brothers

Advisory Board Work Group on Baker Brothers

  1. Baker Brothers work site no longer under discussion by the Advisory Board Work Group on TBD 6000

Bliss & Laughlin Steel

Advisory Board Work Group on Bliss & Laughlin Steel

  1. Bliss & Laughlin Steel work site no longer under discussion by the Advisory Board Work Group on TBD 6000

General Steel Industries (GSI)

Advisory Board Work Group on TBD 6000

  1. Removed Baker Brothers and Bliss & Laughlin Steel work sites from the TBD 6000 Work Group information

Grand Junction Facilities

Advisory Board Work Group on Grand Junction Facilities

  1. Added information for new Grand Junction Facilities Work Group

Idaho National Laboratory

Advisory Board Work Group on Idaho National Laboratory

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

Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co.

Advisory Board Work Group on TBD 6000

  1. Removed Baker Brothers and Bliss & Laughlin Steel work sites from the TBD 6000 Work Group information

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)

Advisory Board Work Group on LANL

  1. Added member Bradley P. Clawson to Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Work Group

Simonds Saw and Steel Co.

Advisory Board Work Group on TBD 6000

  1. Removed Baker Brothers and Bliss & Laughlin Steel work sites from the TBD 6000 Work Group

St. Louis Airport Storage Site (SLAPS)

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. HHS Letters to Congress Regarding the St. Louis Airport Storage Site (SLAPS) SEC Petition--November 3, 1971, through December 31, 1973, and from January 1, 1984, through December 31, 1998, Petition 150 (April 9, 2015)

  2. HHS Determination Regarding a Class of Employees from St. Louis Airport Storage Site (SLAPS)--November 3, 1971, through December 31, 1973, and from January 1, 1984, through December 31, 1998, Petition 150 for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (April 9, 2015)

Friday, May 1, 2015

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Aliquippa Forge

  1. SC&A Memo: Review of NIOSH’s Response to DCAS-PER-045 Findings (March 24, 2015)

Program Evaluation Reports (PERs)

  1. SC&A Memo: Review of NIOSH’s Response to DCAS-PER-045 Findings (March 24, 2015)

Aliquippa Forge

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Aliquippa Forge

  1. SC&A Memo: Review of NIOSH’s Response to DCAS-PER-045 Findings (March 24, 2015)

AWE Site Wide Documents

Public Comments on AWE Site Wide Documents

  1. Submission from Daniel W. McKeel, Jr., M.D., regarding the February 5, 2015, Advisory Board Work Group Meeting on TBD 6000 (February 6, 2015)

General Steel Industries (GSI)

Public Comments on GSI Documents

  1. Submission from Daniel W. McKeel, Jr., M.D., regarding the February 5, 2015, Advisory Board Work Group Meeting on TBD 6000 (February 6, 2015)

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Transcript for the March 23, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board Work Group on Hanford

  2. Transcript for the March 17, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board Work Group on Rocky Flats Plant

Advisory Board SEC Petition Recommendations

Dow Chemical Corporation (California)

  1. Advisory Board Recommendation on the Dow Chemical Company (California) SEC Petition 216--October 1, 1947, through June 30, 1957 (April 22, 2015)

Grand Junction Facilities

  1. Advisory Board recommendation regarding the Grand Junction Facilities SEC Petition 175--February 1, 1975, through December 31, 1985 (April 22, 2015)

Hanford

  1. Advisory Board recommendation regarding the Hanford SEC Petition 226--January 1, 1984, through December 31, 1990 (April 22, 2015)

Blockson Chemical Company

Program Evaluation Plans and Reports (PEPs and PERs)

  1. DCAS-PER-060: Blockson Company (April 27, 2015)

Dow Chemical Corporation (California)

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. Advisory Board Recommendation on the Dow Chemical Company (California) SEC Petition 216--October 1, 1947, through June 30, 1957 (April 22, 2015)

Grand Junction Facilities

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. Advisory Board recommendation regarding the Grand Junction Facilities SEC Petition 175--February 1, 1975, through December 31, 1985 (April 22, 2015)

Hanford

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. Advisory Board recommendation regarding the Hanford SEC Petition 226--January 1, 1984, through December 31, 1990 (April 22, 2015)

Advisory Board Work Group on Hanford

  1. Transcript for the March 23, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board Work Group on Hanford

Norton Company

Program Evaluation Plans and Reports (PEPs and PERs)

  1. DCAS-PER-059: Norton Company (April 24, 2015)

Nuclear Metals, Inc.

Technical Documents

  1. Technical Basis Document for Nuclear Metals Inc. (April 24, 2015)

Program Evaluation Reports (PERs) and Program Evaluation Plans (PEPs)

Program Evaluation Reports

  1. DCAS-PER-059: Norton Company (April 24, 2015)

  2. DCAS-PER-060: Blockson Company (April 27, 2015)

Rocky Flats Plant

Advisory Board Work Group on Rocky Flats Plant

  1. Transcript for the March 17, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board Work Group on Rocky Flats Plant

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Agenda for the April 28, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Subcommittee on Procedures Review

Friday, April 17, 2015

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Dana Heavy Water Plant

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Dana Heavy Water Plant and Savannah River Site, Rev. 1 (April 16, 2015)

Dose Reconstruction Case Reviews

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Dana Heavy Water Plant and Savannah River Site, Rev. 1 (April 16, 2015)

  2. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A'S Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Rocky Flats Plant, Rev. 1 (April 16, 2015)

Rocky Flats Plant

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A'S Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Rocky Flats Plant, Rev. 1 (April 16, 2015)

Savannah River Site

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Dana Heavy Water Plant and Savannah River Site, Rev. 1 (April 16, 2015)

Dana Heavy Water Plant

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Dana Heavy Water Plant

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Dana Heavy Water Plant and Savannah River Site, Rev. 1 (April 16, 2015)
Rocky Flats Plant

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Rocky Flats Plant

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A'S Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Rocky Flats Plant, Rev. 1 (April 16, 2015)

Savannah River Site

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Savannah River Site

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Dana Heavy Water Plant and Savannah River Site, Rev. 1 (April 16, 2015)

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Dow Chemical Corporation (Madison site)

  1. SC&A Draft: Focused Review of Appendix C, Revision 1 to TBD-6000, Dow Chemical Company (Madison Site) (April 9, 2015)

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

  1. SC&A Draft: Focused Review of Appendix C, Revision 1 to TBD-6000, Dow Chemical Company (Madison Site) (April 9, 2015)

AWE Site Wide Documents

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

Dow Chemical Corporation (Madison site)

  1. SC&A Draft: Focused Review of Appendix C, Revision 1 to TBD-6000, Dow Chemical Company (Madison Site) (April 9, 2015)

Technical Basis Document (TBD) 6000

  1. SC&A Draft: Focused Review of Appendix C, Revision 1 to TBD-6000, Dow Chemical Company (Madison Site) (April 9, 2015)

Dow Chemical Corporation

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Dow Chemical Corporation

  1. SC&A Draft: Focused Review of Appendix C, Revision 1 to TBD-6000, Dow Chemical Company (Madison Site) (April 9, 2015)

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Dose Reconstruction Case Reviews

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A'S Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[REDACT] from the National Security Complex (Y-12) (March 25, 2015)

Y-12 Plant

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A'S Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[REDACT] from the National Security Complex (Y-12) (March 25, 2015)

Y-12 Plant

Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussions on the Y-12 Plant

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A'S Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[REDACT] from the National Security Complex (Y-12) (March 25, 2015)

Friday, April 10, 2015

AWE Site Wide Documents

Public Comments on AWE Site Wide Documents

  1. Submission from Daniel W. McKeel, Jr., M.D., regarding NIOSH, DOL, and DOE website data for Dow Chemical Corporation (CA and Madison sites) and SEC petition class size (operational and residual periods) for General Steel Industries Special Exposure Cohort Petition SEC-00105 (March 27, 2015)

Dow Chemical Corporation (California)

Public Comments on Dow Chemical Corporation (California) Documents

  1. Submission from Daniel W. McKeel, Jr., M.D., regarding NIOSH, DOL, and DOE website data for Dow Chemical Corporation (CA and Madison sites) and SEC petition class size (operational and residual periods) for General Steel Industries Special Exposure Cohort Petition SEC-00105 (March 27, 2015)

Dow Chemical Corporation (Illinois)

Public Comments on Dow Chemical Corporation Documents

  1. Submission from Daniel W. McKeel, Jr., M.D., regarding NIOSH, DOL, and DOE website data for Dow Chemical Corporation (CA and Madison sites) and SEC petition class size (operational and residual periods) for General Steel Industries Special Exposure Cohort Petition SEC-00105 (March 27, 2015)

General Steel Industries (GSI)

Public Comments on General Steel Industries (GSI) Documents

  1. Submission from Daniel W. McKeel, Jr., M.D., regarding NIOSH, DOL, and DOE website data for Dow Chemical Corporation (CA and Madison sites) and SEC petition class size (operational and residual periods) for General Steel Industries Special Exposure Cohort Petition SEC-00105 (March 27, 2015)

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Advisory Board & Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Agenda for the April 14, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Subcommittee on Dose Reconstruction Reviews

 
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