October 24, 2005
NIOSH Will Discuss Energy Research Program at Oct. 27 Public Meeting
Contact: Fred Blosser (202) 401-3749
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will hold a public meeting on Oct. 27, 2005, in Washington, D.C., to discuss current research and potential future studies under NIOSH's occupational energy research program.
The research program conducts and supports rigorous scientific studies to address questions as to whether employment in nuclear facilities may be associated with increased risk for cancer and other adverse health effects. It is administered under a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Department of Energy.
The meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20001. Further information about the meeting is available from Patty Gudlewski, NIOSH Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studiesk at 513-841-4419 or by e-mail at Pgudlewski@cdc.gov .
NIOSH originally announced the meeting and invited stakeholder participation in the Federal Register on Aug. 17, 2005. The Federal Register notice is available at http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/01jan20051800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2005/05-16257.htm
More information on the NIOSH Occupational Energy Research Program is available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oerp/ .
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