[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 143 (Tuesday, July 28, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 37234]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-17900]


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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, 
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS 
decision to designate a class of employees at the Standard Oil 
Development Company in Linden, New Jersey, as an addition to the 
Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational 
Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On June 18, 2009, 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:

    All AWE employees of the Standard Oil Development Company in 
Linden, New Jersey, during the period from August 13, 1942 through 
December 31, 1945, while working for a number of work days 
aggregating at least 250 work days, 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 became effective on July 18, 2009, as provided for 
under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on July 18, 2009, 
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.

Christine M. Branche,
Acting Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. E9-17900 Filed 7-27-09; 8:45 am]
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