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NIST BLUE RIBBON COMMISSION ON MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY - II

October 12, 2010
Gaithersburg, Maryland

Portrait Room

Agenda

8:30am

Welcome, Call to Order, Charge to Committee

Kevin Kimball, Designated Federal Official

8:35am Review of Findings of the Original Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC I) and Summary of Meeting Agenda

David Robinson, Associate Director Management Resources

8:40am NIST's Response to the Findings of BRC I

Patrick Gallagher, Director, NIST

9:10am Discussion
9:30am

Summary of Changes in the Safety Program at NIST

Richard Kayser, Chief Safety Officer

10:00am Discussion
10:20am

Break

10:30am Integration of Safety in Facilities and Construction Management

Stella Fiotes, Chief Facilities Management Officer

10:50am Discussion
11:05am

Overview of Safety Program in the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology

11:15am Travel to NanoFab (bus pickup at the entrance near the Red Auditorium)
11:20am Tour of the NanoFab

Safety Practices in a NIST facility.

12:10pm Travel to Dining Rooms
12:15pm Lunch in Dining Rooms A/B
1:00pm Focus Group Discussion with Laboratory Directors

Discussion of safety changes since BRC I.

1:30pm Focus Group Discussion with Division Chiefs

Discussion of safety changes since BRC I.

2:00pm Focus Group Discussion with Members of the Safety Office

Discussion of safety changes since BRC I.

2:30pm Focus Group Discussion with Bench Scientists and Division Safety Representatives

Discuss of safety changes since BRC I.

3:00pm Break
3:10pm Wrap-up Summary Session

Opportunity for discussion among the Commissioners.

3:30pm Adjournment