HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of employees from the Feed Materials Production Center in Fernald, Ohio, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On June 27, 2012, 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 DOE, its predecessor agencies, and their contractors, or subcontractors who worked at the Feed Materials Production Center (FMPC) in Fernald, Ohio, from January 1, 1968 through December 31, 1978, 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 July 27, 2012, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384 l (14)(C). Hence, beginning on July 27, 2012, members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, became members of the SEC.
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.
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2012-19045 Filed 8-2-12; 8:45 am]
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