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Thursday, June 24, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Discussion/background papers for the July 16-17, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Kansas City Plant:

    • NIOSH/DCAS Memo: SEC Issues Matrix Responses to 1, 7, 11, 12, 15 and 17 (June 11, 2015)

    • 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)

    • NIOSH/ORAU White Paper: Tritium and Nickel-63 at the Kansas City Plant, Rev. 1 (May 7, 2015)

    • SC&A Memo: SC&A’s Evaluation and Closure of KCP SEC Matrix Issues 11 and 12; Neutron Dose (April 21, 2015)

    • SC&A Memo: SC&A’s Evaluation of NIOSH’s January 2015 Response to KCP SEC Matrix Issues 7, 15, 17, 18, and 20 (April 20, 2015)

  2. July 23-24, 2015: Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Feed Materials Production Center (FMPC)

  1. SC&A Memo: Differences in the Dose Reconstruction Methods for the Occupational Medical and Internal Doses regarding Feed Materials Production Center (FMPC) Case #[Redact] (June 23, 2015)

Kansas City Plant

  1. SC&A Memo: SC&A’s Evaluation and Closure of KCP SEC Matrix Issues 11 and 12; Neutron Dose (April 21, 2015)

  2. SC&A Memo: SC&A’s Evaluation of NIOSH’s January 2015 Response to KCP SEC Matrix Issues 7, 15, 17, 18, and 20 (April 20, 2015)

Feed Materials Production Center (FMPC)

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Fernald

  1. SC&A Memo: Differences in the Dose Reconstruction Methods for the Occupational Medical and Internal Doses regarding Feed Materials Production Center (FMPC) Case #[Redact] (June 23, 2015)

Kansas City Plant

Advisory Board Work Group on Kansas City Plant

  1. Discussion/background papers for the July 16-17, 2015, Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Kansas City Plant:

    • NIOSH/DCAS Memo: SEC Issues Matrix Responses to 1, 7, 11, 12, 15 and 17 (June 11, 2015)

    • 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)

    • NIOSH/ORAU White Paper: Tritium and Nickel-63 at the Kansas City Plant, Rev. 1 (May 7, 2015)

    • SC&A Memo: SC&A’s Evaluation and Closure of KCP SEC Matrix Issues 11 and 12; Neutron Dose (April 21, 2015)

    • SC&A Memo: SC&A’s Evaluation of NIOSH’s January 2015 Response to KCP SEC Matrix Issues 7, 15, 17, 18, and 20 (April 20, 2015)

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Kansas City Plant

  1. NIOSH/DCAS Memo: SEC Issues Matrix Responses to 1, 7, 11, 12, 15 and 17 (June 11, 2015)

  2. SC&A Memo: SC&A’s Evaluation and Closure of KCP SEC Matrix Issues 11 and 12; Neutron Dose (April 21, 2015)

  3. SC&A Memo: SC&A’s Evaluation of NIOSH’s January 2015 Response to KCP SEC Matrix Issues 7, 15, 17, 18, and 20 (April 20, 2015)

Previous Updates

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Discussion papers for the June 24, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Subcommittee on Dose Reconstruction Reviews:

    • SC&A Draft White Paper: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Hanford Site and Weldon Spring Plant, Rev. 0 (June 17, 2015)

    • SC&A Memo: Major Differences in the three Dose Reconstruction Methods and their Resolution or Course of Action regarding Rocky Flats Plant Case #[Redact] (June 16, 2015)

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Dose Reconstruction Case Reviews

  1. SC&A Draft White Paper: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Hanford Site and Weldon Spring Plant, Rev. 0 (June 17, 2015)

  2. SC&A Memo: Major Differences in the three Dose Reconstruction Methods and their Resolution or Course of Action regarding Rocky Flats Plant Case #[Redact] (June 16, 2015)

Hanford

  1. SC&A Draft White Paper: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Hanford Site and Weldon Spring Plant, Rev. 0 (June 17, 2015)

Rocky Flats

  1. SC&A Memo: Major Differences in the three Dose Reconstruction Methods and their Resolution or Course of Action regarding Rocky Flats Plant Case #[Redact] (June 16, 2015)

Weldon Spring Plant

  1. SC&A Draft White Paper: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Hanford Site and Weldon Spring Plant, Rev. 0 (June 17, 2015)

AWE Site Wide Documents

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

  1. DCAS-PER-063 Program Evaluation Report: Appendix R of TBD-6000 (ALCOA-PN) Revision (June 15, 2015)

Hanford

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Hanford

  1. SC&A Draft White Paper: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Hanford Site and Weldon Spring Plant, Rev. 0

Linde Ceramics Plant

Technical Documents

  1. An Exposure Matrix for Linde Ceramics Plant (including Tonawanda Laboratory) (revised May 8, 2015); moved previous version to the Document Archive for Linde Ceramics Plant section

Document Archive for Linde Ceramics Plant

  1. Added previous version of An Exposure Matrix for Linde Ceramics Plant (including Tonawanda Laboratory) (revised July 26, 2012)

Rocky Flats Plant

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Rocky Flats Plant

  1. NIOSH/DCAS White Paper: Assessment of Sealed Radioactive Sources, and Fission and Activation Products as Radiological Exposure Sources in the Rocky Flats Plant Critical Mass Laboratory (Building 886 Cluster), Rev. 0 (June 9, 2015)

  2. SC&A Memo: Major Differences in the three Dose Reconstruction Methods and their Resolution or Course of Action regarding Rocky Flats Plant Case #[Redact] (June 16, 2015)

Weldon Spring Plant

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

  1. SC&A Draft White Paper: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] from the Hanford Site and Weldon Spring Plant, Rev. 0 (June 17, 2015)

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

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

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

AWE Site Wide Documents

Public Comments on AWE Site Wide Documents

  1. Submission from Daniel W. McKeel, Jr., M.D., Concerning Multiple NDT Radiographic Source Terms at the Birdsboro, PA EEOICPA AWE Site (June 13, 2015)

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

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

  2. Discussion/background paper for the July 14, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board's Work Group on Rocky Flats Plant: SC&A Memo: SC&A Review of NIOSH White Paper "Evaluation of the Potential for Internal Dose from Np-237 at the Rocky Flats Plant after 1983," Rev. 1, January 8, 2015 (May 29, 2015)

Dow Chemical Corporation (California)

Special Exposure Cohort Information

  1. June 8, 2015: Federal Register Notice published announcing the Designation of a Class of Employees from Dow Chemical Corporation (California) for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort--October 1, 1947 through June 30, 1957, Petition 216; effective date for the SEC class is June 20, 2015

Grand Junction Facilities

Special Exposure Cohort Information

  1. June 8, 2015: Federal Register Notice published announcing the Designation of a Class of Employees from Grand Junction Facilities for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort--February 1, 1975 through December 31, 1985, Petition 175; effective date for the SEC class is June 19, 2015

Hanford

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. June 8, 2015: Federal Register Notice published announcing the Designation of a Class of Employees from Hanford for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort--January 1, 1984 through December 31, 1990, Petition 226

Timeline of Major DCAS Events for 2015

Major Events of 2015

  1. Added events for June

Friday, June 5, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Discussion/background paper for the June 9, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health: Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey) SEC Evaluation Report, Petition 217 (April 14, 2015)

AWE Site Wide Documents

Site Profiles

  1. Site Profiles for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals: Appendix B – Birdsboro Steel and Foundry Company (revised June 2, 2015); moved previous version to Document Archive for AWE Site Wide Documents section

Document Archive for AWE Site Wide Documents

  1. Added previous version of Site Profiles for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals: Appendix B – Birdsboro Steel and Foundry Company (approved September 14, 2007)

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Dow Chemical Corporation (California)

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. HHS Letters to Congress Regarding an SEC Petition from Dow Chemical Corporation (California)--October 1, 1947 through June 30, 1957, Petition 216 (May 22, 2015)

  2. HHS Designation of Additional Members to the SEC from Dow Chemical Corporation (California)--October 1, 1947 through June 30, 1957, Petition 216 (May 22, 2015)

Hanford

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. HHS Letters to Congress Regarding an SEC Petition from Hanford--January 1, 1984 through December 31, 1990, Petition 226 (May 22, 2015)

  2. HHS Designation of Additional Members to the SEC from Hanford--January 1, 1984 through December 31, 1990, Petition 226 (May 22, 2015)

Grand Junction Facilities

Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information

  1. HHS Letters to Congress Regarding an SEC Petition from Grand Junction Facilities--February 1, 1975 through December 31, 1985, Petition 175 (May 20, 2015)

  2. HHS Designation of Additional Members to the SEC from Grand Junction Facilities--February 1, 1975 through December 31, 1985, Petition 175 (May 20, 2015)

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

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

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

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co.

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of "Site Profiles for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals: Appendix J-Joslyn," Rev. 0 (May 12, 2015)

Rocky Flats Plant

  1. SC&A Memo: SC&A Review of NIOSH White Paper: "Evaluation of the Potential for Internal Dose from Np-237 at the Rocky Flats Plant after 1983," Rev. 1, January 8, 2015 (May 29, 2015)

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

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of "Site Profiles for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals: Appendix J-Joslyn," Rev. 0 (May 12, 2015)

Advisory Board: Subcommittee and Work Groups

Subcommittees

  1. Subcommittee on Procedures Review: Removed Paul L. Ziemer, Ph.D., Member (resigned)

AWE Site Wide Documents

Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co.

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of "Site Profiles for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals: Appendix J-Joslyn," Rev. 0 (May 12, 2015)

Technical Basis Document (TBD) 6000

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of "Site Profiles for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals: Appendix J-Joslyn," Rev. 0 (May 12, 2015)

Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co.

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co. Documents

  1. SC&A Draft: Review of "Site Profiles for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals: Appendix J-Joslyn," Rev. 0 (May 12, 2015)

Rocky Flats Plant

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Rocky Flats Plant

  1. SC&A Memo: SC&A Review of NIOSH White Paper: "Evaluation of the Potential for Internal Dose from Np-237 at the Rocky Flats Plant after 1983," Rev. 1, January 8, 2015 (May 29, 2015)

Friday, May 29, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

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

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

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Allied Chemical and Dye Corp./Allied Chemical Corp. Plant

  1. SC&A Memo: Comments on SC&A’s "Method B" Blind Dose Reconstruction of Exposure to Radon for a Worker at Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation in North Claymont, Delaware (May 12, 2015)

Dose Reconstruction Reviews

  1. SC&A Memo: Comments on SC&A’s "Method B" Blind Dose Reconstruction of Exposure to Radon for a Worker at Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation in North Claymont, Delaware (May 12, 2015)

Allied Chemical Corp. Plant

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Allied Chemical Corp. Plant

  1. SC&A Memo: Comments on SC&A’s "Method B" Blind Dose Reconstruction of Exposure to Radon for a Worker at Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation in North Claymont, Delaware (May 12, 2015)

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

2015 Meetings

  1. Agenda for the June 9, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health

  2. Presentation for the June 9, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health: NIOSH/DCAS Presentation: Westinghouse Electric Corp. in Bloomfield, New Jersey Special Exposure Cohort Petition SEC-00217

Advisory Board: Reports from the Technical Support Contractor

Dose Reconstruction Reviews

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] From the Hanford Site, Rev. 0 (May 12, 2015)

Hanford

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] From the Hanford Site, Rev. 0 (May 12, 2015)

Hanford

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Hanford

  1. SC&A Draft: Comparison of SC&A's Blind Dose Reconstruction to NIOSH's Dose Reconstruction of Case #[Redact] From the Hanford Site, Rev. 0 (May 12, 2015)

Kansas City Plant

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Kansas City Plant

  1. NIOSH/ORAU White Paper: Tritium and Nickel-63 at the Kansas City Plant, Rev. 1 (May 7, 2015)

Westinghouse Electric Corp. (New Jersey)

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Westinghouse Electric Corp. (new section)

  1. NIOSH/DCAS Presentation at the June 9, 2015, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health: Westinghouse Electric Corp. in Bloomfield, New Jersey Special Exposure Cohort Petition SEC-00217

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

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)

 
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