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 W.R. Grace and Company in Curtis Bay, Maryland, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On October 18, 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 Atomic Weapons Employees who worked at any building or area at the facility owned by W.R. Grace and Company in Curtis Bay, Maryland, for the operational period from May 1, 1956 through January 31, 1958, 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 included in the Special Exposure Cohort.
This designation became effective on November 17, 2011, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on November 17, 2011, members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, became members of the Special Exposure Cohort.
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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, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone (877) 222-7570. Information requests can also be submitted by email to DCAS@CDC.GOV.
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Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2011-30593 Filed 11-25-11; 8:45 am]
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