Quality Assurance Review of B Readers' Classifications Submitted in the Department of Labor (DOL) Black Lung Benefits Program

February 2016
NIOSH Docket Number 289, CDC-2016-0020

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of final procedures pertaining to classifications referred to the NIOSH Respiratory Health Division (RHD) by the Department of Labor, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, for quality assurance review and corrective measures. The final procedures document, entitled, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Quality Assurance Review of B Readers’ Classifications Submitted in the Department of Labor (DOL) Black Lung Benefits Programpdf icon, is available below and on the NIOSH website.

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