Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, National Firefighter Registry

April 2023

NIOSH Docket Number 232, CDC-2023-0031

In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the CDC announces the following meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC) National Firefighter Registry Subcommittee, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). This meeting is open to the public via virtual meeting, limited only by web conference seats (500 web conference seats are available). If you wish to attend, please register at the NIOSH website  or call (404-498-2581) no later than June 6, 2023. Time will be available for public comment.

The agenda for the meeting addresses issues related to: The National Firefighter Registry project overview, status, national launch and updates, communication strategies, targeted enrollment approach, follow-up questionnaire planning, and future planning applicable to stakeholders. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.

To view the notice and related materials, visit  and enter CDC-2023-0031 in the search field and click “Search.”

Reference Documents

Federal Register Notice: Federal Register Notice [PDF – 195 KB]

Background Information:

Public Comment Period

Comments will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. ET on June 6, 2023.  

Written comments, identified by CDC-2023-0031 and docket number NIOSH-232, may be submitted by any of the following methods:

Federal rulemaking portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments.

Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number. All relevant comments, including any personal information provided, will be posted without change to

  • Mail: NIOSH Docket Office
    1090 Tusculum Avenue
    Cincinnati, OH 45226