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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Advisory Board & Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Discussion paper for the February 5, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on TBD 6000:

    • Submission from Daniel W. McKeel, Jr., M.D., (GSI SEC-00105 co-petitioner) "Critique of GSI Appendix BB Rev. 1 (Dave Allen DCAS 6/6/14)" (July 16, 2014)

Atomics Weapon Employer (AWE) Site Wide Documents

Advisory Board Work Group on TBD 6000

  1. Discussion paper for the February 5, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on TBD 6000:

    • Submission from Daniel W. McKeel, Jr., M.D., (GSI SEC-00105 co-petitioner) "Critique of GSI Appendix BB Rev. 1 (Dave Allen DCAS 6/6/14)" (July 16, 2014)

General Steel Industries (GSI)

Advisory Board Work Group on TBD 6000

  1. Discussion paper for the February 5, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on TBD 6000:

    • Submission from Daniel W. McKeel, Jr., M.D., (GSI SEC-00105 co-petitioner) "Critique of GSI Appendix BB Rev. 1 (Dave Allen DCAS 6/6/14)" (July 16, 2014)

Timeline of Major DCAS Events for 2015

Major Events of 2015

  1. January 22, 2015: Federal Register Notice published announcing a decision to evaluate a petition to designate a class of employees from Westinghouse Electric Corp. in Bloomfield, New Jersey, to be included in the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC)--January 1, 1950 through March 1, 2011 (Petition 217)

Westinghouse Electric Corp. in Bloomfield, New Jersey

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. January 22, 2015: Federal Register Notice published announcing a decision to evaluate a petition to designate a class of employees from Westinghouse Electric Corp. in Bloomfield, New Jersey, to be included in the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC)--January 1, 1950 through March 1, 2011 (Petition 217)

  2. Copy of Westinghouse Electric Corp. (Bloomfield, New Jersey) SEC petition--January 1, 1950 through March 1, 2011; Petition 217 (June 12, 2014)

Previous Updates

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. Copy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) petition received--January 1, 1974 through December 31, 1995; Petition 221 (October 7, 2014)

  2. January 20, 2015: Federal Register Notice published announcing that a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) petition--January 1, 1974 through December 31, 1995 (Petition 221) has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation

Timeline of Major DCAS Events for 2014
  1. New page with 2014 archived events

Timeline of Major DCAS Events for 2015

Major Events of 2015

  1. Moved 2014 events to the Timeline of Major DCAS Events for 2014 archive page

  2. Added event for January 2015

    • January 20, 2015: Federal Register Notice published announcing that a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) petition--January 1, 1974, to December 31, 1995 (Petition 221) has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation

Friday, January 16, 2015

Advisory Board & Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. February 5, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on TBD 6000

  2. Discussion papers for the February 5, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on TBD 6000

    • NIOSH/DCAS: Responses to Sanford Cohen & Associates Review of Battelle-TBD-6000 Appendix BB (General Steel Industries, Rev. 1) Response Paper Adobe PDF file (January 8, 2015)

    • NIOSH/DCAS: General Steel Industries Layout man Beta Skin Dose Response Paper (January 8, 2015)

    • SC&A Memo: Review of "Site Profiles for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals Appendix BB – General Steel Industries," Revision 1 (December 10, 2014)

    • Appendix BB -- General Steel Industries Adobe PDF file (June 6, 2014)

Atomics Weapon Employer (AWE) Site Wide Documents

Advisory Board Work Group on TBD 6000

  1. February 5, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on TBD 6000

  2. Discussion papers for the February 5, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on TBD 6000

    • NIOSH/DCAS: Responses to Sanford Cohen & Associates Review of Battelle-TBD-6000 Appendix BB (General Steel Industries, Rev. 1) Response Paper Adobe PDF file (January 8, 2015)

    • NIOSH/DCAS: General Steel Industries Layout man Beta Skin Dose Response Paper (January 8, 2015)

    • SC&A Memo: Review of "Site Profiles for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals Appendix BB – General Steel Industries," Revision 1 (December 10, 2014)

    • Appendix BB -- General Steel Industries Adobe PDF file (June 6, 2014)

General Steel Industries (GSI)

Advisory Board Work Group on TBD 6000

  1. February 5, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on TBD 6000

  2. Discussion papers for the February 5, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on TBD 6000

    • NIOSH/DCAS: Responses to Sanford Cohen & Associates Review of Battelle-TBD-6000 Appendix BB (General Steel Industries, Rev. 1) Response Paper Adobe PDF file (January 8, 2015)

    • NIOSH/DCAS: General Steel Industries Layout man Beta Skin Dose Response Paper (January 8, 2015)

    • SC&A Memo: Review of "Site Profiles for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals Appendix BB – General Steel Industries," Revision 1 (December 10, 2014)

    • Appendix BB -- General Steel Industries Adobe PDF file (June 6, 2014)

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Advisory Board & Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Agenda for the January 16, 2015,Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Pacific Proving Grounds (PPG)

  2. Agenda for the January 20, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Kansas City Plant

  3. Agenda for the January 22, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs) Work Group--TIME CHANGED to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time

  4. February 18, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Subcommittee on Procedures Review

  5. Discussion papers for the February 18, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board's Subcommittee on Procedures Review:

    • SC&A Draft: DCAS-PER-042, Subtask 4: Review of Impacted Cases Reworked for the Evaluation of Doses from Revised TBD for the Linde Ceramics Plant (December 8, 2014)

    • SC&A Draft: DCAS-PER-043, Subtask 4: Review of Four Advisory Board Cases Reassessed for the Evaluation of Revisions to ORAUT-OTIB-0005, "Internal Dosimetry Organ, External Dosimetry Organ, and IREP Model Selection by ICD-9 Code" (December 17, 2014)

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Weldon Spring Plant

  1. SC&A Draft White Paper: SC&A's Evaluation of the Weldon Spring Site Profile Changes Compared to the Original Findings (January 9, 2015)

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

  1. SC&A Draft White Paper: SC&A's Evaluation of the Weldon Spring Site Profile Changes Compared to the Original Findings (January 9, 2015)

Atomic Weapons Worker (AWE) Site Wide Documents

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

  1. Agenda for the January 22, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs) Work Group--TIME CHANGED to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Du Pont Deepwater Works

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

  1. Agenda for the January 22, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs) Work Group--TIME CHANGED to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Kansas City Plant

Advisory Board Work Group on Kansas City Plant

  1. Agenda for the January 20, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Kansas City Plant

Pacific Proving Grounds (PPG)

Advisory Board Work Group on Pacific Proving Grounds (PPG)

  1. Agenda for the January 16, 2015,Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Pacific Proving Grounds (PPG)

Rocky Flats Plant

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Rocky Flats Plant

  1. NIOSH/DCAS Draft White Paper: Evaluation of the Potential for Internal Dose from Np-237 at the Rocky Flats Plant After 1983, Rev. 1 (January 8, 2015)

Weldon Spring Plant

Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on Weldon Spring Plant

  1. SC&A Draft White Paper: SC&A's Evaluation of the Weldon Spring Site Profile Changes Compared to the Original Findings (January 9, 2015)

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Advisory Board & Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Discussion papers for the January 16, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Pacific Proving Grounds (PPG):

    • SC&A Draft: Review of the Summary Site Profile for the Pacific Proving Grounds, Rev. 1 (November 5, 2013)

    • NIOSH/DCAS: Issues Resolution Matrix for Pacific Proving Ground Site Profile, Rev. 1 (May 20, 2014)

  2. Discussion paper for the January 22, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs):

    • SC&A Draft: Resolution of SC&A Findings Developed during Review of "DCAS-TKBS-0006, Revision 00," Rev. 0 (November 21, 2014)

  3. February 27, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Subcommittee on Dose Reconstruction Reviews (discussion papers removed; posted in error)

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Pacific Proving Grounds (PPG)

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of the Summary Site Profile for the Pacific Proving Grounds, Rev. 1 (November 5, 2013)

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

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of the Summary Site Profile for the Pacific Proving Grounds, Rev. 1 (November 5, 2013)

Atomic Weapons Worker (AWE) Site Wide Documents

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

General Steel Industries (GSI)

  1. NIOSH/DCAS: Responses to Sanford Cohen & Associates Review of Battelle-TBD-6000 Appendix BB (General Steel Industries, Rev. 1) Response Paper (January 8, 2015)

  2. NIOSH/DCAS: General Steel Industries Layout man Beta Skin Dose Response Paper (January 8, 2015)

Technical Basis Document (TBD) 6000

  1. NIOSH/DCAS: Responses to Sanford Cohen & Associates Review of Battelle-TBD-6000 Appendix BB (General Steel Industries, Rev. 1) Response Paper (January 8, 2015)

  2. NIOSH/DCAS: General Steel Industries Layout man Beta Skin Dose Response Paper (January 8, 2015)

General Steel Industries (GSI)

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on General Steel Industries (GSI)

  1. NIOSH/DCAS: Responses to Sanford Cohen & Associates Review of Battelle-TBD-6000 Appendix BB (General Steel Industries, Rev. 1) Response Paper (January 8, 2015)

  2. NIOSH/DCAS: General Steel Industries Layout man Beta Skin Dose Response Paper (January 8, 2015)

Pacific Proving Grounds (PPG)

Advisory Board Work Group on Pacific Proving Grounds (PPG)

  1. Discussion papers for the January 16, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Pacific Proving Grounds:

    • SC&A Draft: Review of the Summary Site Profile for the Pacific Proving Grounds, Rev. 1 (November 5, 2013)

    • NIOSH/DCAS: Issues Resolution Matrix for Pacific Proving Ground Site Profile, Rev. 1 (May 20, 2014)

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Pacific Proving Grounds (PPG)

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of the Summary Site Profile for the Pacific Proving Grounds, Rev. 1 (November 5, 2013)

  2. NIOSH/DCAS: Issues Resolution Matrix for Pacific Proving Ground Site Profile, Rev. 1 (May 20, 2014)

Monday, January 5, 2015

Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health

Members

  1. Removed Mark Griffon from Advisory Board list (resigned)

Previous Board Members

  1. Added Mark Griffon to Previous Board Members list (resigned)

Friday, January 2, 2015

2014 Advisory Board & Public Meetings
  1. Page archived: 2014 meetings can now be found on the new 2014 Advisory Board & Public Meetings page.
2015 Advisory Board & Public Meetings
  1. Page deleted: 2015 meetings can now be found on the main Advisory Board & Public Meetings page.
Advisory Board & Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Page updated: 2015 meetings can now be found on the this page. 2014 meetings have been archived to the 2014 Advisory Board & Public Meetings page.
  2. Presentation for the January 6, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health:

    • NIOSH/DCAS: St. Louis Airport Storage Site (SLAPS) Special Exposure Cohort (January 6, 2015)
St. Louis Airport Storage Site (SLAPS)

Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on St. Louis Airport Storage Site (SLAPS)

  1. NIOSH/DCAS: St. Louis Airport Storage Site (SLAPS) Special Exposure Cohort (January 6, 2015)

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Rocky Flats Plant

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Rocky Flats Plant

  1. NIOSH/DCAS Draft White Paper: Evaluation of the Potential for Internal Dose from Np-237 at the Rocky Flats Plant After 1983 (December 30, 2014)

Monday, December 29, 2014

Advisory Board & Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. January 16, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Pacific Proving Grounds (PPG)

Du Pont Deepwater Works

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

  1. January 22, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

Pacific Proving Grounds (PPG)

Advisory Board Work Group on Pacific Proving Grounds (PPG)

  1. January 16, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Pacific Proving Grounds (PPG)

CORRECTION: A teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on K-25, Paducah, and Portsmouth (Gaseous Diffusion Plants/GDPs) has NOT been scheduled for January 16, 2014, as posted in the Wednesday, December 24, 2015, updates. The posting was made in error. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Advisory Board & Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. January 16, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on K-25, Paducah, and Portsmouth (Gaseous Diffusion Plants/GDPs)--ERROR, DISREGARD

  2. January 22, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

2014 Advisory Board & Public Meetings

2014 Meetings

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

  2. Transcript from the October 29, 2014, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Subcommittee on Dose Reconstruction Reviews

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Allied Chemical Corporation

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case [REDACTED] from the Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation, North Claymont, Delaware (December 19, 2014)

Dose Reconstruction Case Reviews

  1. SC&A Draft: DCAS-PER-042, Subtask 4: Review of Impacted Cases Reworked for the Evaluation of Doses from Revised TBD for the Linde Ceramics Plant (December 8, 2014)

  2. SC&A Draft: DCAS-PER-043, Subtask 4: Review of Four Advisory Board Cases Reassessed for the Evaluation of Revisions to ORAUT-OTIB-0005, "Internal Dosimetry Organ, External Dosimetry Organ, and IREP Model Selection by ICD-9 Code" (December 17, 2014)

  3. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case [REDACTED] from the Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation, North Claymont, Delaware (December 19, 2014)

Linde Ceramics Plant

  1. SC&A Draft: DCAS-PER-042, Subtask 4: Review of Impacted Cases Reworked for the Evaluation of Doses from Revised TBD for the Linde Ceramics Plant (December 8, 2014)

Program Evaluation Reports (PERs)

  1. SC&A Draft: DCAS-PER-042, Subtask 4: Review of Impacted Cases Reworked for the Evaluation of Doses from Revised TBD for the Linde Ceramics Plant (December 8, 2014)

  2. SC&A Draft: DCAS-PER-043, Subtask 4: Review of Four Advisory Board Cases Reassessed for the Evaluation of Revisions to ORAUT-OTIB-0005, "Internal Dosimetry Organ, External Dosimetry Organ, and IREP Model Selection by ICD-9 Code" (December 17, 2014)

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

  1. SC&A Draft: DCAS-PER-042, Subtask 4: Review of Impacted Cases Reworked for the Evaluation of Doses from Revised TBD for the Linde Ceramics Plant (December 8, 2014)

  2. SC&A Draft: DCAS-PER-043, Subtask 4: Review of Four Advisory Board Cases Reassessed for the Evaluation of Revisions to ORAUT-OTIB-0005, "Internal Dosimetry Organ, External Dosimetry Organ, and IREP Model Selection by ICD-9 Code" (December 17, 2014)

Allied Chemical Corporation

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case [REDACTED] from the Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation, North Claymont, Delaware (December 19, 2014)

AWE Site Wide Documents

Advisory Board Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers

  1. January 22, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Uranium Refining Atomic Weapons Employers (AWEs)

K-25 Gaseous Diffusion Plant

Advisory Board Work Group on K-25, Paducah, and Portsmouth (Gaseous Diffusion Plants/GDPs)

  1. January 16, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on K-25, Paducah, and Portsmouth (Gaseous Diffusion Plants/GDPs)--ERROR, DISREGARD

Linde Ceramics Plant

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Linde Ceramics Plant

  1. SC&A Draft: DCAS-PER-042, Subtask 4: Review of Impacted Cases Reworked for the Evaluation of Doses from Revised TBD for the Linde Ceramics Plant (December 8, 2014)

Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant

Advisory Board Work Group on Paducah, K-25, and Portsmouth (Gaseous Diffusion Plants/GDP)

  1. January 16, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on K-25, Paducah, and Portsmouth (Gaseous Diffusion Plants/GDPs)--ERROR, DISREGARD

Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant

Advisory Board Work Group on Portsmouth, K-25, and Paducah (Gaseous Diffusion Plants/GDP)

  1. January 16, 2015: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on K-25, Paducah, and Portsmouth (Gaseous Diffusion Plants/GDPs)--ERROR, DISREGARD

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

2014 General Activities on Department of Energy (DOE) Cases

2014 Data Search and Capture

  1. Added efforts for November

Advisory Board & Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. January 20, 2015: Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Kansas City Plant--TIME CHANGE to 8:30 a.m. (EST)

Kansas City Plant

Advisory Board Work Group on Kansas City Plant

  1. January 20, 2015: Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Kansas City Plant--TIME CHANGE to 8:30 a.m. (EST)

 
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