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Friday, September 13, 2019

General Activities on Department of Energy (DOE) Cases

August

  1. Data capture events

Previous Updates

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

September

  1. Discussion/Background Paper for the September 12, 2019, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board’s Subcommittee for Dose Reconstruction Reviews:

    • Draft Report to the Secretary on Dose Reconstruction Case Reviews Completed by the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (May 13, 2019)

Advisory Board Correspondence

Secretary of Health and Human Services Correspondence

  1. Draft Report to the Secretary on Dose Reconstruction Case Reviews Completed by the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (May 13, 2019)

W.R. Grace (Tennessee)

Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on W.R. Grace (Tennessee)

  1. SC&A Draft: SC&A’s Review of NIOSH’s White Paper, “Internal Dosimetry Coworker Intake and Exposure Model for the W. R. Grace Company, Erwin, Tennessee”

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

2020 Advisory Board and Public Meetings

January

  1. January 9, 2020: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board’s Work Group on Metals and Controls Corp.

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

October

  1. October 16, 2019: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health

September

  1. Agenda for the September 12, 2019, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board’s Subcommittee for Dose Reconstruction Reviews

Metals and Controls Corp.

Advisory Board Work Group on Metals and Controls Corp.

  1. January 9, 2020: Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board’s Work Group on Metals and Controls Corp.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

August

  1. Presentations for the August 21, 2019, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health:

    • Department of Labor (DOL): Program Update

    • NIOSH/DCAS: Revision to 42 CFR Part 81 – Changing from ICD-9 to ICD-10

    • NIOSH/DCAS: Y-12 SEC-00250 Petition Evaluation Report

    • Advisory Board: ORAUT-OTIB-0034 Internal Dosimetry Coworker Data for X-10

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL/X-10)

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL/X-10)

  1. Advisory Board: ORAUT-OTIB-0034 Internal Dosimetry Coworker Data for X-10 (Presentation at the August 21, 2019, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)

Y-12 Plant

Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussions on the Y-12 Plant

  1. NIOSH/DCAS: Y-12 SEC-00250 Petition Evaluation Report (Presentation at the August 21, 2019, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)

Friday, August 16, 2019

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

August

  1. Presentations for the August 21, 2019, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health:

    • NIOSH/DCAS: Program Update

    • Department of Energy (DOE): Program Update

    • NIOSH/DCAS: SEC-00252 West Valley Demonstration Project

  2. Discussion/Background Papers for the August 21, 2019, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health:

    • West Valley Demonstration Project Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) Petition Evaluation Report, Petition SEC-00252 (July 31, 2019)

    • Y-12 Plant Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) Petition Evaluation Report, Petition SEC-00250 (July 17, 2019)

West Valley Demonstration Project

Petitions Qualified for Evaluation

  1. Petition 252 (Jan 1, 1966 to Dec 31 1973)

    • Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) – Petition Evaluation Report (July 31, 2019)

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on West Valley Demonstration Project

  1. NIOSH/DCAS: SEC-00252 West Valley Demonstration Project (Presentation at the August 21, 2019, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

August

  1. Presentations for the August 21, 2019, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health:

    • NIOSH/DCAS: Special Exposure (SEC) Update

  2. Discussion/Background Papers for the August 21, 2019, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health:

    • Guidelines for Determining the Probability of Causation Under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Program Act of 2000; Technical Amendments (August 1, 2019)

    • SC&A Memo: Evaluation of Petitioner-Specific Concerns Regarding SEC-00235 (July 25, 2019)

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

August

  1. Presentation for the August 21, 2019, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health:

    • SC&A: Santa Susana Field Laboratory (Area IV) SEC Petition-00235 Follow-Up Items

Area IV of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Area IV of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory

  1. SC&A Presentation: Santa Susana Field Laboratory (Area IV) SEC Petition-00235 Follow-Up Items (Presentation at the August 21, 2019, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health)

W.R. Grace (Tennessee)

Advisory Board and NIOSH Comments and Discussion Papers on W.R. Grace (Tennessee)

  1. NIOSH/ORAU: NIOSH Resolution of W. R. Grace Site Profile Findings 2 and 7 (July 22, 2019)

Monday, August 12, 2019

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

June

  1. Transcript for the June 25, 2019, Teleconference Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health

Y-12 Plant

Open/Active SEC Petitions

  1. Petition 250 (Jan 1, 1977 to Dec 31, 1994):

    • SEC Petition Evaluation Report (July 17, 2019)

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Probability of Causation (PC)

Technical Amendments to the Guidelines for Determining the Probability of Causation

  1. Guidelines for Determining the Probability of Causation Under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Program Act of 2000; Technical Amendments (August 1, 2019)

Probability of Causation (PC) News & Updates

Technical Amendments to the Guidelines for Determining the Probability of Causation

  1. Guidelines for Determining the Probability of Causation Under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Program Act of 2000; Technical Amendments (August 1, 2019)

The Act/EEOICPA

Rules and Regulations

  1. Final Rules and Notices Relating to the Act:

    • Probability of Causation:

      • Technical Amendments to the Guidelines for Determining the Probability of Causation (August 1, 2019)

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

August

  1. Agenda for the August 21, 2019, Meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health

  2. Agenda for the August 12, 2019, Teleconference Meeting of the Use of Surrogate Data Work Group

General Activities on Department of Energy (DOE) Cases

July

  1. Data capture events

Monday, August 5, 2019

Advisory Board and Public Meetings

August

  1. Discussion/Background Papers for the August 12, 2019, Teleconference Meeting of the Use of Surrogate Data Work Group:

    • SC&A: Calculation of 222Rn Concentrations at Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation, North Claymont, Delaware (June 30, 2015)

Allied Chemical and Dye Corp.

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Allied Chemical and Dye Corp.

  1. SC&A: Calculation of 222Rn Concentrations at Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation, North Claymont, Delaware (June 30, 2015)

Area IV of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Area IV of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory

  1. SC&A Memo: Evaluation of Petitioner-Specific Concerns Regarding SEC-00235 (July 25, 2019)

Idaho National Laboratory

Petitions Qualified for Evaluation

  1. Petition 219 (Jan 1, 1949 to Dec 31, 1970):

    • August 5, 2019: Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees from Idaho National Laboratory for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC)–January 1, 1963 and February 28, 1970

Metals and Controls Corp.

Advisory Board and NIOSH Discussions on Metals and Controls Corp.

  1. SC&A Memo: Review of NIOSH’s “Metals and Controls Corp. Thorium and Welding Exposure Model” (July 26, 2019)

Timeline of Major DCAS Events

August

  1. August 5, 2019: Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees from Idaho National Laboratory for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC)-Between January 1, 1963, and February 28, 1970, Petition 219

Page last reviewed: September 13, 2019