[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 192 (Wednesday, October 3, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 60438]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-24411]


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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 (NIOSH), 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 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 from the Winchester 
Engineering and Analytical Center Site, in Winchester, Massachusetts, 
as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On 
August 23, 2012, 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 Department of Energy, its predecessor 
agencies, and their contractors and subcontractors who worked at the 
Winchester Engineering and Analytical Center in Winchester, 
Massachusetts, from January 1, 1952, through December 31, 1961, 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 Special Exposure Cohort.

    This designation became effective on September 22, 2012, as 
provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on 
September 22, 2012, members of this class of employees, defined as 
reported in this notice, became members of the SEC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Director, 
Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, NIOSH, 4676 Columbia 
Parkway, MS C-46, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone 877-222-7570. 
Information requests can also be submitted by email to DCAS@CDC.GOV.

John Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2012-24411 Filed 10-2-12; 8:45 am]
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