Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of employees at the Mallinckrodt Chemical Works, Destrehan Street Facility, in St. Louis, Missouri, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On October 14, 2005, 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:
Department of Energy (DOE) employees or DOE contractor or subcontractor employees who worked in the Uranium Division at the Destrehan Street Facility of Mallinckrodt Chemical Works from 1949 to 1957 and who were employed 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 (excluding aggregate work day requirements) established for other classes of employees included in the SEC.
This designation became effective on November 13, 2005, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384 l (14)(C). Hence, beginning on November 13, 2005, members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, became members of the Special Exposure Cohort.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Larry Elliott, Director, Office of Compensation Analysis and Support, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 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.Start Signature
Dated: December 20, 2005.
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. E5-7811 Filed 12-23-05; 8:45 am]
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