BOX C-1

Meeting 1, October 18-19, 2007

The National Academy of Sciences Building

2101 Constitution Avenue

Washington, D.C. 20418


OPEN SESSION AGENDA

Thursday, October 18


NIOSH BRIEFINGS: The HHE Program

10:45 a.m.

Study Context and Goals, NIOSH Perspective (Lewis Wade, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor)

11:00 a.m.

HHE Overview: Introduction, Strategic Goals, and Evaluation (Teresa Schnorr, Ph.D., Director, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies)

11:20 a.m.

HHE Overview: Management, Activities, and Outcomes (Allison Tepper, Ph.D., Chief, Hazard Evaluations and Technical Assistance Branch [HETAB])

11:45 a.m.

Lunch

12:45 p.m.

HHE Program Goal 1: Prevent occupational illnesses through reduced exposure to workplace hazards

  • Biological Hazards (Teresa Seitz, M.P.H., C.I.H., Supervisory Industrial Hygiene Team Lead, HETAB)

  • Chemical Hazards (Teresa Seitz)

  • Physical Hazards (Ken Wallingford, C.I.H., Deputy Chief, HETAB)

  • Mixed Hazards (Ken Wallingford)

1:25 p.m.

Question-and-Answer Session: Committee and NIOSH Briefers

1:40 p.m.

HHE Program Goal 2: Promote occupational safety and health research on emerging issues (Kay Kreiss, M.D., Chief, Field Studies Branch)

2:00 p.m.

Question-and-Answer Session: Committee and NIOSH Briefers

2:15 p.m.

Break

2:25 p.m.

HHE Program Goal 3: Protect the health and safety of workers during public health emergencies (Bruce Bernard, M.D., M.P.H., Supervisory Medical Team Lead, HETAB)

2:45 p.m.

Question-and-Answer Session: Committee and NIOSH Briefers

3:00 p.m.

HHE Program Future Directions (Allison Tepper)

3:10 p.m.

Closing Question-and-Answer Session: Committee and NIOSH Briefers

3:30 p.m.

PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

4:00 p.m.

End of Open Session



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