Sarah Newens Participating in a Phone Conference with the UL Task Group on Child Accessibility of Microwave Ovens

Nov
02
2016
Sarah Newens Participating in a Phone Conference with the UL Task Group on Child Accessibility of Microwave Ovens
10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
11/2/16 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Rockville, MD
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2016-11-02 10:00:00 2016-11-02 11:00:00 America/New_York Sarah Newens Participating in a Phone Conference with the UL Task Group on Child Accessibility of Microwave Ovens

Sarah Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in a phone conference with UL Task Group at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to discuss child accessibility of microwave ovens. This meeting was requested by UL. For the call-in information, please contact Sarah Newens at Snewens@cpsc.gov

Rockville, MD

Sarah Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in a phone conference with UL Task Group at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to discuss child accessibility of microwave ovens. This meeting was requested by UL. For the call-in information, please contact Sarah Newens at Snewens@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/3/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/3/16.

Commissioner Robinson and Staff Meeting with Representatives of Kohler

Oct
04
2016
Commissioner Robinson and Staff Meeting with Representatives of Kohler
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
10/4/16 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Bethesda Towers, room 723
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2016-10-04 15:00:00 2016-10-04 16:00:00 America/New_York Commissioner Robinson and Staff Meeting with Representatives of Kohler

Commissioner Marietta Robinson and Dottie Yahr, Policy Advisor, meeting with representatives of Kohler:  Cameron Litt, Marketing Manager, Gas Engines; Eric Pekrul, Principle Product Engineer, Gas Engines, to discuss their work on portable generators; 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  The meeting will be partially open and partially closed due to the proprietary information that will be discussed.  The meeting was requested by Kohler.  For additional information contact Dottie Yahr, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/30/16.  Posted on the Public Calendar 10/3/16.

Bethesda Towers, room 723

Commissioner Marietta Robinson and Dottie Yahr, Policy Advisor, meeting with representatives of Kohler:  Cameron Litt, Marketing Manager, Gas Engines; Eric Pekrul, Principle Product Engineer, Gas Engines, to discuss their work on portable generators; 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 723.  The meeting will be partially open and partially closed due to the proprietary information that will be discussed.  The meeting was requested by Kohler.  For additional information contact Dottie Yahr, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/30/16.  Posted on the Public Calendar 10/3/16.

Sarah Newens Participating in a Phone Conference with the ASTM Laundry Packets Data Task Group

Oct
11
2016
Sarah Newens Participating in a Phone Conference with the ASTM Laundry Packets Data Task Group
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
10/11/16 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Rockville, MD
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2016-10-11 13:00:00 2016-10-11 14:00:00 America/New_York Sarah Newens Participating in a Phone Conference with the ASTM Laundry Packets Data Task Group

Sarah Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a phone conference with ASTM Laundry Packets data task group; 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. to discuss evaluating the voluntary standard. This meeting was requested by ASTM. 

Rockville, MD

Sarah Newens, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, and other CPSC staff will be participating in a phone conference with ASTM Laundry Packets data task group; 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. to discuss evaluating the voluntary standard. This meeting was requested by ASTM. For the call-in information, please contact Sarah Newens at Snewens@cpsc.gov.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/3/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/3/16. 

Chairman Kaye and Staff Meeting with Representatives of Kohler

Oct
04
2016
Chairman Kaye and Staff Meeting with Representatives of Kohler
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
10/4/16 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Bethesda, MD
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2016-10-04 13:00:00 2016-10-04 14:00:00 America/New_York Chairman Kaye and Staff Meeting with Representatives of Kohler

Chairman Elliot F. Kaye and members of his staff are meeting with representatives of Kohler, including Cameron Litt – Marketing Manager & Eric Pekrul – Principle Product Engineer. The meeting will be partially closed. It will be open during the first section of the meeting during the discussion of Kohler’s history. The rest of the meeting will be closed due to proprietary information.  1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 724.  The meeting was requested by Cameron Litt.  For additional information contact Stephen McGoogan, (301) 504-7588. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/30/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/3/16.

Bethesda, MD

Chairman Elliot F. Kaye and members of his staff are meeting with representatives of Kohler, including Cameron Litt – Marketing Manager & Eric Pekrul – Principle Product Engineer. The meeting will be partially closed. It will be open during the first section of the meeting during the discussion of Kohler’s history. The rest of the meeting will be closed due to proprietary information.  1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Bethesda Towers, room 724.  The meeting was requested by Cameron Litt.  For additional information contact Stephen McGoogan, (301) 504-7588. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/30/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/3/16.

Commissioner Mohorovic’s Staff Meeting with Kohler Engines

Oct
04
2016
Commissioner Mohorovic’s Staff Meeting with Kohler Engines
9:30 am to 10:30 am EDT
10/4/16 9:30 am to 10:30 am EDT
Bethesda, MD
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2016-10-04 09:30:00 2016-10-04 10:30:00 America/New_York Commissioner Mohorovic’s Staff Meeting with Kohler Engines

Bryce Dustman and Mike Gentine, Special Assistants to Commissioner Joseph Mohorovic, meeting with representatives from Kohler Engines – Cameron Litt, Marketing Manager, and Eric Pekrul, Principle Product Engineer. The meeting is to discuss Kohler’s ongoing work in the development of low-carbon monoxide engines. The meeting will be partially open and partially closed in order to discuss confidential business information. 09:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD. The meeting was requested by Mr. Litt. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/30/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/3/16.

Bethesda, MD

Bryce Dustman and Mike Gentine, Special Assistants to Commissioner Joseph Mohorovic, meeting with representatives from Kohler Engines – Cameron Litt, Marketing Manager, and Eric Pekrul, Principle Product Engineer. The meeting is to discuss Kohler’s ongoing work in the development of low-carbon monoxide engines. The meeting will be partially open and partially closed in order to discuss confidential business information. 09:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD. The meeting was requested by Mr. Litt. For additional information contact Ryan Radford at (301) 504-7901.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 9/30/16.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/3/16.

Product Instability or Tip-Over Injuries and Fatalities Associated with Televisions, Furniture, and Appliances

This report contains information on injuries and fatalities associated with television, furniture, and appliance product instability or tip-over. An estimate of emergency department-treated instability or tip-over injuries is presented. This is followed by the counts of reported fatalities. 

Scott Ayers will participate in the ASTM Candle Fire Safety

Oct
27
2016
Scott Ayers will participate in the ASTM Candle Fire Safety
10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
10/27/16 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
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2016-10-27 10:00:00 2016-10-27 11:30:00 America/New_York Scott Ayers will participate in the ASTM Candle Fire Safety

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will participate in the ASTM Candle Fire Safety teleconference meeting on rewriting ASTM F2417 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am EST.  For more information on this meeting contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov).

Scott Ayers, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will participate in the ASTM Candle Fire Safety teleconference meeting on rewriting ASTM F2417 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am EST.  For more information on this meeting contact Scott Ayers (sayers@cpsc.gov).

Tim Smith Participating in a Meeting of the ASTM Ad Hoc Wording Task Group

Oct
11
2016
Tim Smith Participating in a Meeting of the ASTM Ad Hoc Wording Task Group
10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
10/11/16 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
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2016-10-11 10:00:00 2016-10-11 11:00:00 America/New_York Tim Smith Participating in a Meeting of the ASTM Ad Hoc Wording Task Group

Tim Smith, Division of Human Factors, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating (remotely, via phone) in a meeting of the ASTM Ad Hoc Wording Task Group to discuss new business related to the wording of sections that are common to multiple ASTM standards; 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. EST. The meeting was requested by the Task Group Chair, Kitty Pilarz. For call-in information, please contact Kitty Pilarz, (716) 687-3343, Kitty.Pilarz@Fisher-Price.com. For other meeting information, please contact Tim Smith, (301) 987-2557, tsmith@cpsc.gov.

Tim Smith, Division of Human Factors, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating (remotely, via phone) in a meeting of the ASTM Ad Hoc Wording Task Group to discuss new business related to the wording of sections that are common to multiple ASTM standards; 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. EST. The meeting was requested by the Task Group Chair, Kitty Pilarz. For call-in information, please contact Kitty Pilarz, (716) 687-3343, Kitty.Pilarz@Fisher-Price.com. For other meeting information, please contact Tim Smith, (301) 987-2557, tsmith@cpsc.gov.