[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 51 (Friday, March 16, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12617-12618]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-1273]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; Final 
Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition to the 
Special Exposure Cohort

AGENCY: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gives notice 
concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of 
employees at the Harshaw Harvard-Denison Plant in Cleveland, Ohio, as 
an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On 
February 1, 2007, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384q(b), the 
Secretary of HHS designated the following class of employees as an 
addition to the SEC:

    Atomic Weapons employees who were monitored or should have been 
monitored while working at the Harshaw Harvard-Denison Plant located 
at 1000 Harvard Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio from August 14, 1942 
through November 30, 1949, and who were employed for a number of 
work days aggregating at least 250 work days or in combination with 
work days within the parameters established for one or more other 
classes of employees in the Special Exposure, Cohort.

    This designation became effective on March 3, 2007, as provided for 
under 42

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U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on March 3, 2007, members of this 
class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, became members 
of the Special Exposure Cohort.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Elliott, Director, Office of 
Compensation Analysis and Support, National Institute for Occupational 
Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C-46, Cincinnati, 
OH 45226, Telephone 513-533-6800 (this is not a toll-free number). 
Information requests can also be submitted by e-mail to OCAS@CDC.GOV.

    Dated: March 12, 2007.
John Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 07-1273 Filed 3-15-07; 8:45 am]
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