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Week of July 29 - August 04, 2013

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July 29, 2013
2:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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5 Research Place, Room 158, Rockville, MD

Association Meeting

Mark Kumagai Meeting with UL Review Panel About the Table Saw Safety Project (Meeting Cancelled)

Mark Kumagai, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in a web conference of the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Review Panel for the Table Saw Safety Project. The purpose of this meeting is to provide an overview of the Table Saw Safety Working Group progress and overall project objectives; 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM; calling in from 5 Research Place, Room 158, Rockville, MD. The meeting was requested by Mahmood Tabaddor of UL. For additional information contact Mark Kumagai (301) 987-2234; e-mail: mkumagai@cpsc.gov

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

July 29, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Association Meeting

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum/Staff Meeting with Consumer Federation of America/Others

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum; Elliot Kaye, Chief and Staff and Chief Counsel, Office of the Chairman; and Dottie Lee, Confidential Assistant, Office of the Chairman, meeting with Rachel Weintraub, Consumer Federation of American; Linda Kaiser, Parents for Window Blind Safety; James Onder, Onder, Shelton, O’Leary & Peterson, LLC; and Carol Pollack-Nelson, Independent Safety Consulting, to discuss window blind safety; 1:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, Suite 724.  The meeting was requested by Rachel Weintraub.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/25/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/25/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

July 29, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Association Meeting

Commissioner Marietta Robinson Meeting with Consumer Federation of America/Others

Commissioner Marietta Robinson and Dottie Lee, Confidential Assistant, Office of the Chairman, meeting with Rachel Weintraub, Consumer Federation of America; Linda Kaiser, Parents for Window Blind Safety; James Onder, Onder, Shelton, O’Leary & Peterson, LLC; and Carol Pollack-Nelson, Independent Safety Consulting, to discuss window blind safety; 2:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, Suite 723.  The meeting was requested by Rachel Weintraub.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/25/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/25/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

July 30, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

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Rockville, MD

Association Meeting

Celestine Kiss Participating in a Working Group Conference Call Regarding Age Grading Guidelines

Celestine Kiss, Directorate for Engineering Sciences/Human Factors, will be participating in a working group conference call regarding ISO (International Standards Organization) TC181 (Task Group) WG7 (Working Group) Age Grading Guidelines to discuss comments received on Age Grading Guidelines proposal at 10:00 AM-11:30 AM  EST. The conference call was requested by the working group chairman.  For additional information contact Celestine Kiss at ckiss@cpsc.gov or 301-987-2547.  For conference call information contact Frank Olbrych, WG7 Chairman (folbrych@hasbro.com).  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/22/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/24/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

July 31, 2013
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

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Waukesha, WI

Association Meeting

Elliot Kaye, Chief of Staff and Other Staff Meeting with Generac (Closed to the Public)

Elliot Kaye, Chief of Staff and Chief Counsel, Office of the Chairman; Robert J. Howell, Deputy Executive Director of Safety Operations, Office of the Executive Director; and Janet Buyer, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, meeting with Generac to discuss the results of Generac’s development work to reduce generator CO output as well as their additional ideas and data to address the CO hazard associated with portable generators; 8:30 a.m., to be held at Generac in Waukesha, WI.  The meeting with CPSC staff was originally requested by Generac and the Office of the Chairman followed up on the request.  The meeting is closed due to a discussion of proprietary data that is confidential commercial information.  For additional information contact Elliot Kaye, (301) 504-7900.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/22/13. 

  • Status:Closed to the Public
  • Substantial

July 31, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Rick McCallion Participating in an ASTM Conference Call Regarding Adult Bed Rails

Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a conference call regarding Adult Bed Rails on July 31, at 2:00 p.m. EST. The conference call was requested by ASTM.  Subject/Purpose:  Members of group for Adult Bed Rails to discuss the development of a draft standard Consumer Safety Specification.  For additional information contact Len Morrissey of ASTM (lmorriss@astm.org) or Rick McCallion at rmccallion@cpsc.gov or at 301-987-2222.  (OGC approved waiver of seven-day notice.)  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 7/25/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 7/25/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial