[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 214 (Friday, November 4, 2011)]
[Pages 68459-68460]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-28574]



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 Vitro Manufacturing in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, as an

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addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On 
October 18, 2011, the Secretary of HHS designated the following class 
of employees as an addition to the SEC:

    All Atomic Weapons Employees who worked at Vitro Manufacturing 
in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, from January 1, 1960 through September 
30, 1965, 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 November 17, 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 email to [email protected].

John Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2011-28574 Filed 11-3-11; 8:45 am]