[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 68 (Friday, April 10, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 16397]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-8253]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health


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: HHS gives notice of a decision to designate a class of 
employees at Tyson Valley Powder Farm near Eureka, Missouri, as an 
addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On 
March 31, 2009, the Secretary of HHS designated the following class of 
employees as an addition to the SEC:

    All Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) employees who worked at Tyson 
Valley Powder Farm near Eureka, Missouri, from February 13, 1946 
through June 30, 1948, for a number of work days aggregating at 
least 250 work days, occurring either solely under this employment 
or in combination with work days within the parameters established 
for one or more other classes of employees in the SEC.

This designation will become effective April 30, 2009, unless Congress 
provides otherwise prior to the effective date. After this effective 
date, HHS will publish a notice in the Federal Register reporting the 
addition of this class to the SEC or the result of any provision by 
Congress regarding the decision by HHS to add the class to the SEC.

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.

Christine M. Branche,
Acting Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. E9-8253 Filed 4-9-09; 8:45 am]
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