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Aug 5 -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking nominations for membership on the Safety and Occupational Health Study Section (SOHSS). The SOHSS consists of 20 experts in fields associated with occupational medicine and nursing, industrial hygiene, occupational safety and engineering, toxicology, chemistry, safety and health education, ergonomics, epidemiology, economic science, psychology, pulmonary pathology/physiology, and social science. Members may be invited to serve for up to four-year terms. Selection of members is based on candidates' qualifications to contribute to the accomplishment of SOHSS objectives. Nominations for membership on the SOHSS must be received no later than September 1, 2022.

The Safety and Occupational Health Study Section shall provide advice and make recommendations to the Secretary, HHS, the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and the Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, on scientific, research, and training areas related to occupational safety and health, which are in need of special emphasis and expertise to meet such needs. The study section shall provide review for scientific and technical merit of all research and demonstration grant applications, as well as fellowships in the program areas related to the cause, prevention, and control of diseases and injuries in the occupational environment; provide review for educational, scientific, and technical merit of safety and occupational health training grant applications; and shall recommend grant applications, which merit support, to the appropriate national advisory councils.
 
SOHSS webpage: https://www.cdc.gov/faca/committees/sohss.html
SOHSS in FACAdatabase: https://www.facadatabase.gov/FACA/apex/FACAPublicCommittee?id=a10t0000001gztjAAA
FRN: https://www.federalregister.gov/d/2022-16807

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