National Biodefense Science Board Meeting Oct. 31

The posted agenda for the public meeting indicates it will include the announcement of a new federal advisory committee.

HHS announced that the National Biodefense Science Board will hold a public meeting via teleconference and webinar on Oct. 31. The meeting's agenda indicates Dr. Nicole Lurie, M.D., MSPH, assistant secretary for Preparedness and Response and a rear admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service, will announce a new federal advisory committee and a new task for the board, which is charged with providing expert advice and guidance to HHS about use of chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological agents, whether naturally occurring, accidental, or deliberate, and on matters related to public health emergency preparedness and response

The meeting will be dedicated to the board's deliberation and vote on findings from the NBSB's Situational Awareness Working Group and National Health Security Working Group.

The board has a number of working groups, including an anthrax vaccine group, a disaster medicine group, a medical countermeasures research and development group, an all-hazards science response group, a pandemic influenza group, and a personal preparedness and community resilience group.

A progress update on the Situational Awareness Working Group's activities is scheduled to be presented at this meeting by Chair Sarah Park, M.D., FAAP, and Co-chair Manohar Furtado, Ph.D., according to the agenda.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Complete Online Safety Training Courses

    Deliver state-of-the art, online safety training courses to your organization with IndustrySafe Training Management Software. Generate reports to track training compliance and automatically notify learners of upcoming or overdue classes.

  • Easy to Use Safety Inspection App

    Conduct inspections on the go with IndustrySafe’s mobile app. Complete safety audits at job sites and remote locations—with or without web access.

  • Track Key Safety Performance Indicators

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations to easily track safety KPIs and metrics. Gain increased visibility into your business’ operations and safety data.

  • Analyze Incident Data and Maintain OSHA Compliance

    Collect relevant incident data, analyze trends, and generate accurate regulatory reports, including OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 logs, through IndustrySafe’s extensive incident reporting and investigation module.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus