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 Spencer Chemical Company/Jayhawk Works near Pittsburg, Kansas, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On August 15, 2008, 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 Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) employees who worked at Spencer Chemical Company/Jayhawk Works near Pittsburg, Kansas, from January 1, 1956 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 14, 2008, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384 l (14)(C). Hence, beginning on September 14, 2008, 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 (NIOSH), 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 22, 2008.
Christine M. Branche,
Acting Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. E8-23892 Filed 10-7-08; 8:45 am]
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