[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 14 (Friday, January 21, 2011)]
[Page 3907]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-1231]



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 from Simonds Saw and Steel Co., Lockport, New York, as an 
addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On 
January 6, 2011, the Secretary of HHS designated the following class of 
employees as an addition to the SEC:

    All Atomic Weapons Employer employees who worked at Simonds Saw 
and Steel Co. from January 1, 1948 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 included in the Special Exposure Cohort.

This designation will become effective on February 5, 2011, 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: 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 e-mail to [email protected].

John Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2011-1231 Filed 1-20-11; 8:45 am]