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

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AGENCY:

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of employees at the Lake Ontario Ordnance Works, Niagara, Falls, New York, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On September 29, 2009, 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 employees of the DOE, its predecessor agencies, and their contractors and subcontractors who worked at Lake Ontario Ordnance Works in Niagara Falls, New York from January 1, 1944 through December 31, 1953, 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 SEC.

This designation became effective on October 29, 2009, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on October 29, 2009, members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, became members of the SEC.

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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.

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John Howard,

Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

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[FR Doc. E9-26718 Filed 11-4-09; 8:45 am]

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