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uning must be carried out at AUTHORITY: Sec. 8(8), 84 Stat. 1600 (29 station found by the Secretary U.S.C. 657(8)), sec. 508, 83 Stat. 803 (30 U.S.C. de a well-rounded course of in- 957).

in the particular area of SOURCE: 46 FR 58676, Dec. 3, 1981, unless for which the traineeship is otherwise noted. direct traineeship may be uti

887.1 To which programs does this

regulation apply? compensate any trainee for services or employment on be- This regulation applies to research the United States or any person. and demonstration project grants

under: Accountability.

(a) Section 20(a)(1) of the Occuparentability for payments will be tional Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29

to such requirements as may be U.S.C. 669(a)(1)) for the support of studd by the Secretary.

ies related to occupational safety and

health, and Termination of direct

(b) Section 501 of the Federal Mine mineeship.

Safety and Health Act of 1977 (30 U.S.C. The Secretary may terminate a

951) for the support of health research traineeship at any time upon re- in mining. These grants are awarded of the trainee.

and administered by the National InAfter reasonable notice to the

stitute for Occupational Safety and tree and an opportunity for the

Health, Centers for Disease Control, of station of the trainee's views and

the Public Health Service. jórnunt evidence, the Secretary may state any direct traineeship prior

$ 87.2 Definitions, the date it would otherwise expire i determination that the train

As used in this regulation: performance is unsatisfactory,

Demonstration project grant means an the trainee is no longer attending

award of funds to an eligible applicant Sponsoring institution, or that he to assist in meeting the cost of conog is unfit or unable to carry out ducting a demonstration, either on a agurpose of the traineeship.

pilot or full-scale basis, of the techThe views and evidence of the nical or economic feasibility or applibe shall be presented in writing cation of a new or improved procedure, de the Secretary determines that method, technique, or approach that aa resentation is desirable.

will further the research purposes de

scribed in 8 87.4. PART 87-NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR Principal investigator for a research OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY

SAFETY AND project, or project director for a demHEALTH RESEARCH AND DEM- onstration project, means a single indiONSTRATION GRANTS

vidual who is responsible for the scientific and technical direction of the

project. To which programs does this regulation Research project grant means an award Apply?

of funds to an eligible applicant to asDelinitions.

sist in meeting the costs of conducting Who is eligible to apply for a grant an identified research activity or proFor what purposes may grants be

gram, study, or experiment that will

further the research purposes described What information must be included in

in $87.4. the grant application?

Secretary means the Secretary of 1.6. How will grant applications be evalu- Health and Human Services and any ated and the grants awarded?

other officer or employee of the De6.7 For what period of time will grants be

partment of Health and Human Serv** How may a grantee use grant funds?

ices to whom the authority involved ng Which other HHS regulations apply?

has been delegated.

under this part?



1873 Who is eligible to apply for a 875 What information sus man under this part?

claded in the grant applicat Any public or private agency or insti- The application must contairs tution is eligible to appis for a grant plete description of the objecti. under this part, except Federal agen- project and the plan for carry cles or institutions not specifically au- the research or demonstrati thorized by law to receive such a grant. name and qualifications of t..

cipal investigator or project 1874 Por what purposes may grants and principal staff members, t be awarded?

resources and facilities that (a) The Occupational Safety and available, and a justification Health Act authorizes grants for re- amount of grant funds requeste search, experiments, and demonstrations relating to occupational safety

$87.8 How will grant applicat and health, including studies of the

evaluated and the grants aw Deychological factors involved. This (a) The Secretary may award authority includes projects to develop to those applicants whose aj innovative methods, techniques, and projects will best promote the p approaches for dealing with occupa- of either the Occupational Safe tional safety and health problems. Health Act or the Federal Mine

(b) The Federal Mine Safety and and Health Act on the basis of a Health Act authorizes grants for re- uation conducted by experts o search projects designed to:

sultants engaged for this purpose (1) Improve working conditions and (b) This evaluation will take it practices affecting health in coal or count the scientific merit and E other mines and to prevent occupa- cance of the project, the compete tional diseases originating in the min- the proposed staff in relation 1 ing industry.

type of research or demonstrati', (2) Develop epidemiological informa- volved, the feasibility of the pi tion to (1) identify and define positive the likelihood of its producing 1:1 factors involved in occupational dis- ingful results, the proposed proje: eases of miners, (ii) provide informa- riod, the adequacy of the applic. tion on the incidence and prevalence of resources available for the projec pneumoconiosis and other respiratory amount of grant funds necessar allments of miners, and (iii) improve completion, and for mining gran health standards.

plications, the recommendations o (3) Develop techniques for the preven- Mine Health Research Advisory tion and control of occupational dis- mittee. eases of miners, including tests for (c) The Secretary may evaluate hypersusceptibility and early detec- approve two or more concurrent a tion.

cations, each dealing with one or 1 (4) Evaluate the effect on bodily im- specified aspects of the project, pairment and occupational disability make two or more concurrent 8 of miners afflicted with an occupa- awards for the project. This maj tional disease.

necessary when a project involve (6) Study the relationship between number of different but related p coal or other mine environments and lems, activities, or disciplines wl occupational diseases of miners.

would require evaluation by differ (6) Study matters involving the pro- groups, or when support for a pro, tection of life and the prevention of could be more effectively administe diseases in connection with persons by separate handling of various aspe who, although not miners, work with of the project. or around the products of coal or other mines in areas outside of such mines 8 87.7 For what period of time and under conditions which may ad

grants be awarded? versely affect the health and well-being (a) The notice of grant award spe of such persons.

fies how long the Secretary intends (7) Develop effective respiratory support the project without requiri) equipment.

the project to recompete for fund

period, called the project period, and conditions of the grant award, the sally be for 3-5 years.

applicable cost principles specified in catrally, the grant will initially subpart Q of 45 CFR part 74, and the 1 year and subsequent continu- regulations of this part. Fards will also be for 1 year at A grantee must submit a sepa

887.9 Which other HHS regulations application to have the support

apply? sued for each subsequent year. Several other regulations apply to tions regarding continuation grants under this part. These include,

and the funding level of such but are not limited to: es will be of such factors as the

42 CFR part 50, subpart D-Public Health Bee's progress and management

Service grant appeals procedure sives, and the availability of funds. 45 CFR part 16-Procedures of the Depart

cases, continuation awards re- mental Grant Appeals Board i determination by the Secretary 45 CFR part 46—Protection of human subcontinued funding is in the best jects est of the Federal Government.

45 CFR part 74—Administration of grants

45 CFR part 75—Informal grant appeals proNeither the approval of any appli

cedures nor the award of any grant

45 CFR part 80Nondiscrimination under its or obligates the Federal Gov

programs receiving Federal assistance seat in any way to make any addi- through the Department of Health and

supplemental, continuation, or Human Services effectuation of title VI of award with respect to any ap

the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ved application or portion of an ap

45 CFR part 81—Practice and procedure for i application.

hearing under part 80 of this Title

45 CFR part 84-Nondiscrimination on the A How may a grantee use grant

basis of handicap in programs and activiAnds?

ties receiving or benefiting from Federal

financial assistance rantee shall only spend funds it 45 CFR part 91-Nondiscrimination on the 2tes under this part according to

basis of age in HHS programs or activities approved application and budget,

receiving Federal financial assistance stborizing legislation, the terms (49 FR 38117, Sept. 27, 1984)



PART 90-ADMNS ZA "VE FUNC- Staaces sad Disease Registry


4.SOR Dears the Agency fo Sastances and Disease Registr

se seals Service, U.S. Departi *: Pege ad aggi:17.

Esa :. and Faman Services.

CERCLA means the Compre Ertzoomensal Response, Cor

20. ad Liability Act of 1 2014 Cesenta a siesta Sze best uses CS.C. 9601 et seq., Pub. L. 96

essed by the Superfundi 55 Lt ce sesta.

Dects and Reauthorization Act tios a tea 2 233escens 3:escese es

PD L 96409).

EPA seass the U.S. Environ 501 Decuaca toccaties bes. The acta

Protection Agency.

Facility is defined in 42 U.S.C. Coetzet of bad Lesscecra aad Hazardous substance is defined

C.S.C. 9601014). In addition, the 99 Pieve besity.

inciades any pollutant or contana 500 Noaice sad cecze: period

hich the Administrator determi 50:1 Becerise of raz o beat assess

appropriate for the purposes of (35 recta ase seal edeces stades. 5:2 Coefdecuaisy of giornano

ing out his or her responsibilities 40.3 Record ceeptas recairebeca

CERCLA 50:4 Docames acioc add cost recovery.

Health assessment means the ev

tion of data and information on th ASTEORITT: 42 C.S.C. 9656 tac ESSE C)

lease of hasardous substances intha

environment in order to assess any SOCBCE 5 FR 5132. Feb. 13, 190, s'ess rent or future impact on public he otherwise noted

develop health advisories or other 190.1 Purpose and applicability.

ommendations, and identify studie frem

actions needed to evaluate and r The provisions of this part set forth

gate or prevent human health effecteig the policies and procedures of the Health effects study means resea Agency for Toxic Substances and Dis investigation, or study performed i ease Registry (ATSDR) with respect to ATSDR or other parties pursuant to its conduct of health assessments and agreement with ATSDR to evalt health effects studies under section the health effects of exposure to le 104/1) of Comprehensive Environmental ardous substances at specific site Response, Compensation, and Liability

This term includes, but is not limi Act, as amended by the Superfund to, epidemiological studies, expost Amendments and Reauthorization Act

and disease registries, and health s of 1986, and section 3019 of the Resource veillance programs. This term does tim Conservation and Recovery Act. These include health assessments. provisions apply to ATSDR, as well as Oronet Of Operator is defined in its contractors, agents, and those car- U.S.C. 9601(20). rying out health assessments and Peer review means review for sc health effects studies pursuant to entific quality by a panel consisting agreements with ATSDR, such as other no less than three nor more than seve Federal agencies and States.

members, who shall be disintereste

scientific experts selected by the Ad $ 90.2 Definitions.

ministrator of ATSDR on the basis o Administrator means the Adminis- their reputation for scientific objectiv trator of the Agency for Toxic Sub- ity and the lack of institutional tiek

person involved in the con- submitted with a request for a health the study or research under re- assessment.

(c) Each request for a health assessmeans an individual, firm, ment should include, where possible: acon, association, partnership, (1) Any other information pertaining hom, joint venture, commercial to the facility or release, such as the

United States Government, nature and amount of the hazardous municipality, commission, polit

substances of concern or the identities subdivision of a State, Indian of parties believed to be potentially rerany interstate body.

sponsible for the release; Faiant of contaminant is defined in (2) Potential pathways for human ex30 9501(33).

posure, including a description of the health advisory is a statement media contaminated (e.g. soil, groundSDR containing a finding that a

water, air, etc.); poses a significant risk to

(3) The demographic nature and proxhealth and recommending

imity of the potentially affected nes to be taken to reduce expo

human population; and and eliminate or substantially

(4) Other Federal, State, or local govste the significant risk to human

ernmental agencies which were noti

fied or that investigated the facility or eese is defined in 42 U.S.C. 9601(22).

release. Procedures for requesting

(d) This data collection has been rebalth assessments.

viewed and approved by OMB in accord

ance with the Paperwork Reduction ATSDR will accept requests to

Act and assigned the control number in health assessments for a par

0920_0204. facility or release from any pera group of persons.

8 90.5 Acting on requests. All requests to ATSDR to perform assessments should be addressed

(a) Upon receipt of a request for a Assistant Administrator, Agency

health assessment submitted under furic Substances and Disease Reg

this part, ATSDR will determine, in its 9. 1600 Clifton Road NE., Atlanta,

discretion, whether or not there is a reasonable basis to justify conducting

a health assessment. ATSDR will base Contents of requests for health this determination on, among other sessments.

factors: # Bach request for a health assess

(1) Whether individuals have been exshall contain:

posed to a hazardous substance, for The name, address (including zip

which the probable source of such expo! and telephone number of the

sure is a release;

(2) The location, concentration, and The organization or group the

toxicity of the hazardous substances; maestor represents, if any;

(3) The potential for further human Si The name, location, and descrip- exposure; En of the facility or release of con- (4) The recommendations of other

governmental agencies; and A statement providing informa- (5) The ATSDR resources available kad that individuals have been exposed and other ATSDR priorities, such as its & hazardous substance and that the responsibilities to conduct other health robable source is a release, or suffi- assessments and health effects studies. Rent information to allow the Admin- (b) Where appropriate, ATSDR will wrator to make such a finding;

request information from other Fed65

) A statement requesting ATSDR to eral, State, and local governmental erfarm a health assessment.

agencies, as well as other persons, per(6) At his or her discretion, consist- taining to a facility or release which is eat with the requirements of CERCLA, the subject of a request from the public De Administrator may decide not to to ATSDR to conduct a health assessrequire the preceding information be ment.


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