By Deb Jerison During the meeting it was announced that the Secretary of Labor had signed the board’s charter renewal for another two years. This is very good news because it means the excellent work this board has been doing will continue. It was decided that the next full face-to-face board meeting will be in… (read more)
In 2011, Lisa Parker, former worker from the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, watched in dismay as the levels of her husband, Calvin’s, prostate-specific antigen test (PSA) skyrocketed in three short months. At just 58 years old, Calvin was diagnosed with an unusually aggressive form of prostate cancer. “I remember the urologist explain that if an… (read more)
Summary of the 117th Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker health teleconference held on June 6, 2017 By Terrie Barrie Ted Katz, the Designated Federal Official, collected the votes on two Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) petitions from the Board members who were unable to attend the March meeting. The Board unanimously voted to deny the… (read more)
The charter for the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health expires on July 2, 2017. Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) supports the Board’s work and requests Department of Labor’s Secretary Acosta to renew the charter so the Board can continue its important work.
The Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (NIOSH Board) will meet from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 6. The public is invited to attend via conference call. You can submit a written comment in advance of the meeting to be included in the official meeting record. To do so, send email to… (read more)