Horse Racing Industry

April 2007
NIOSH Docket Number 104

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced the opportunity for the public to provide input regarding issues related to safety and health in the horse racing industry and best practices. These comments may help to shape proposed future activities by NIOSH. The public meeting was held on May 22, 2007 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202.

Pre-meeting Information

Notice of public meeting; 72 FR 20551; 04/25/07pdf icon [PDF – 466 KB]

Letter to The Honorable Michael Leavitt (US Department of Health and Human Services) from Whitfield and Stupak (Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, US House of Representatives) – 11/3/05pdf icon [PDF – 127 KB]

Letter to The Honorable Ed Whitfield (Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, US House of Representatives) from Leavitt (The Secretary of Health and Human Services) – 1/25/06pdf icon [PDF – 105 KB]

Letter to The Honorable Ed Whitfield (Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, US House of Representatives) from Leavitt (The Secretary of Health and Human Services) – 1/25/06pdf icon [PDF – 46 KB]

Letter to The Honorable Bart Stupak (Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, US House of Representatives) from Leavitt (The Secretary of Health and Human Services) – 1/25/06pdf icon [PDF – 47 KB]

Meeting Information

Agenda for meeting – 05/22/07pdf icon [PDF – 354 KB]

Attendees of Public Meeting Safety and Health in the Horse Racing Industry and Best Practices – 05/22/07pdf icon [PDF – 190 KB]

Presentation by Seftel (Bay Meadows and Golden Gate Fields Racecourses, CA) – 05/22/07pdf icon [PDF – 13,110 KB]

Text for Seftel presentation (Bay Meadows and Golden Gate Fields Racecourses-CA) – 5/22/07pdf icon [PDF – 2,300 KB]

Presentation by Bahno (AIG Consultants, Inc.) – 05/22/07pdf icon [PDF – 2,930 KB]

Presentation by Farberow (University of Pennsylvania) – 05/22/07pdf icon [PDF – 2,800 KB]

Presentation by Hornung (University of Louisville) – 05/22/07pdf icon [PDF – 4,540 KB]

Presentation by Opacich (University of Illinois at Rockford) – 05/22/07pdf icon [PDF – 9,360 KB]

Post-Meeting Information

Submission to the docket from private person – 04/25/07pdf icon [PDF – 217 KB]

Transcripts of the Meeting Safety and Health in the Horse Racing Industry – 05/22/07pdf icon [PDF – 797 KB]

Submission to the docket from private person – 5/24/07pdf icon [PDF – 385 KB]

Submission to the docket from private person – 06/05/07pdf icon [PDF – 286 KB]

Submission to the docket from Bulik (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) – 06/12/07pdf icon [PDF – 845 KB]

Submission to the docket from Opacich (University of Illinois at Rockford) – 06/12/07pdf icon [PDF – 2,890 KB]

Submission to the docket from McCann (The Center to Protect Workers’ Rights) – 06/18/07pdf icon [PDF – 3,580 KB]

Submission to the docket from private person– 06/22/07pdf icon [PDF – 455 KB]

Submission to the docket from Scherf (Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America, Inc.) – 06/22/07pdf icon [PDF – 1,690 KB]

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