[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 58 (Tuesday, March 26, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18350-18351]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-06844]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


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 of a decision to designate a class of 
employees from the Baker Brothers site in Toledo, Ohio, as an addition 
to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees 
Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On March 6, 
2013, the Secretary of HHS designated the following class of employees 
as an addition to the SEC:

    All Atomic Weapons Employees who worked at the Baker Brothers 
site in Toledo, Ohio, during the period from June 1, 1943, through 
December 31, 1944, 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 will become effective on April 5, 2013, 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

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any provision by Congress regarding the decision by HHS to add the 
class to 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 1-877-222-7570. 
Information requests can also be submitted by email to DCAS@CDC.GOV.

John Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2013-06844 Filed 3-25-13; 8:45 am]
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