[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 179 (Thursday, September 15, 2011)]
[Page 57044]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-23568]



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 the General Electric Co. in Evendale, Ohio, as an 
addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On 
August 31, 2011, 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 their contractors and subcontractors who worked at 
General Electric Co. in Evendale, Ohio, from January 1, 1961 through 
June 30, 1970, 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 

    This designation will become effective on September 30, 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, 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. 2011-23568 Filed 9-14-11; 8:45 am]