[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 225 (Wednesday, November 21, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 69845-69846]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28295]


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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 Ventron Corporation 
facility, in Beverly, Massachusetts, as an addition to the Special 
Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness 
Compensation Program Act of 2000. On October 12, 2012, as provided for 
under 42 U.S.C. 7384q(b), the Secretary of HHS designated the

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following class of employees as an addition to the SEC:

    All Atomic Weapons Employees who worked for the Ventron 
Corporation at its facility in Beverly, Massachusetts, from November 
1, 1942, through December 31, 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 
included in the Special Exposure Cohort.

    This designation became effective on November 11, 2012, as provided 
for under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on November 11, 
2012, members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this 
notice, became members of the Special Exposure Cohort.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Director, 
Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, National Institute for 
Occupational Safety and Health, 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. 2012-28295 Filed 11-20-12; 8:45 am]
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