[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 209 (Friday, October 30, 2009)]
[Pages 56198-56199]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-26162]



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

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

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: HHS gives notice of a decision to designate a class of 
employees at the Norton Company, Worcester, Massachusetts, as an 
addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On 
September 29, 2009, the Secretary of HHS designated the following class 
of employees as an addition to the SEC:

    All AWE employees who worked at the Norton Company in Worcester, 
Massachusetts, from January 1, 1945 through December 31, 1957, 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 will become effective on October 29, 2009, unless 
Congress provides otherwise prior to the effective date. After this 
effective date, HHS will publish a notice in the Federal Register 
reporting the addition of this class to the SEC or the result of any 
provision by Congress regarding the decision by HHS to add the class to 
the SEC.

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

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be submitted by e-mail to [email protected].

John Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. E9-26162 Filed 10-29-09; 8:45 am]