[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 213 (Thursday, November 5, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 57315]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-26718]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


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 Lake Ontario Ordnance 
Works, Niagara, Falls, New York, as an addition to the Special Exposure 
Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness 
Compensation Program Act of 2000. On September 29, 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 employees of the DOE, its predecessor agencies, and their 
contractors and subcontractors who worked at Lake Ontario Ordnance 
Works in Niagara Falls, New York from January 1, 1944 through 
December 31, 1953, 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 became effective on October 29, 2009, as provided for 
under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on October 29, 2009, 
members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, 
became members of 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.

John Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. E9-26718 Filed 11-4-09; 8:45 am]
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