Taking urgent actions in light of the threat of a pandemic, The Hon. George Miller, Chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor has scheduled a hearing this week.
On Thursday, May 7, the Committee will hold a hearing to examine how federal agencies can help child care, schools, colleges and workplaces prepare for the H1N1 flu virus and future pandemics. The hearing will also provide an update on how schools and workplaces are being affected by and responding to the current outbreak.
WHAT: Hearing on “Ensuring Preparedness Against the Flu Virus at School and Work"
Jordan Barab, Acting Assistant Secretary, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Washington, DC
Ann Brockhaus, Occupational Safety and Health Consultant, ORC Worldwide, Washington, DC
Jack O'Connell, Superintendent of Public Instruction, California Department of Education, Sacramento, CA
Miguel Garcia, Registered Nurse and member, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Los Angeles, CA
Bill Modzeleski, Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary, Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, Department of Education, Washington, DC
Dr. Anne Schuchat, Deputy Director for Science and Program (Interim), Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA
WHEN: Thursday, May 7, 2009 10:00 a.m. ET
Please check the Committee schedule for potential updates »
WHERE: House Education and Labor Committee Hearing Room 2175 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C.