[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 13 (Thursday, January 21, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Page 3470]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-1090]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Final Effect of 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.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gives notice 
concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of 
employees at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, New York, as 
an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On 
December 10, 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 Department of Energy, its predecessor 
agencies, and its contractors and subcontractors who worked at the 
Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, New York, from January 
1,1947 to December 31,1979, 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 became effective on January 9, 2010, as provided for 
under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on January 9, 2010, 
members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, 
became members of the Special Exposure Cohort.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Interim 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 
[email protected].

John Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2010-1090 Filed 1-20-10; 8:45 am]
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