National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of employees from Grand Junction Operations Office, Grand Junction, Colorado, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On April 29, 2011, 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 Department of Energy, its predecessor agencies, and its contractors and subcontractors who worked at the Grand Junction Operations Office from March 23, 1943 through January 31, 1975, 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 May 29, 2011, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on May 29, 2011, 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:
Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Director, Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C-46, Start Printed Page 34075Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone 877-222-7570. Information requests can also be submitted by e-mail to DCAS@CDC.GOV.Start Signature
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2011-14353 Filed 6-9-11; 8:45 am]
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