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NIST BLUE RIBBON COMMISSION ON MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY

October 6, 2008
  Boulder, Colorado

Building 1, Room 1107

Agenda

9:00am

Tour of Building 1

Representative tour of facility concerns that  contribute to safety shortcomings

9:30am Discussion with Tom O’Brian
10:00am Discussion with Boulder Division Chiefs
10:45am Break
10:50am

DOC Inspector General Investigation

Todd Zinser, Inspector General, Department of Commerce
Presentation by IG Audit Team member preliminary findings / observations

11:05am Questions and Answers
11:15am

Overview of the Management of Safety in NIST’s Construction Program

Presentation focused on:
What NIST does to ensure contractors operate safely?
How NIST holds contractors accountable, including contract mechanisms?
What things NIST would like to do but can’t do to improve contractor safety?

Stella Fiotes, Chief Facilities Management Officer, NIST

11:35am Questions and Answers
12:00pm Lunch
12:50pm

Improving Safety at NIST

Presentation summarizes how NIST will address  safety management and safety culture
Patrick Gallagher, Deputy Director, NIST

1:30pm Questions and Answers
2:20pm Wrap up and summary; first pass at findings, and draft report approach
Opportunity for Discussion among Commissioners
3:30pm Adjournment