Skip to Content

Notice

Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

Published Document

This document has been published in the Federal Register. Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format.

Start Preamble

AGENCY:

Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

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 Y-12 Plant, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On August 8, 2006, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384q(b), the Secretary of HHS designated the following class of employees as an additional to the SEC:

Department of Energy (DOE) employees or DOE contractor or subcontractor employees who were monitored or should have been monitored for:

(1) Thorium exposures while working in Building 9201-3, 9202, 9204-1, 9204-3, 9206, or 9212 at Y-12 for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days from January 1948 through December 1957 or in combination with work days within the parameters (excluding aggregate work day requirements) established for one or more classes of employee in the SEC; or

(2) Radiouclide exposures associated with cyclotron operations in Building 9201-2 at Y-12 for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days from January 1947 through December 1957 or in combination with work days within the parameters (excluding aggregate work day requirements) established for one or more classes of employees in the SEC.

This designation became effective on September 7, 2006, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7484 l (14)(C). Hence, beginning on September 7, 2006, 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: September 18, 2006.

John Howard,

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

End Signature End Further Info End Preamble

[FR Doc. 06-7971 Filed 9-21-06; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 4163-19-M