[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 218 (Thursday, November 10, 2011)]
[Page 70148]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-29173]



Determination Concerning a Petition To Add a Class of Employees 
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 determination concerning a petition to 
add a class of employees from the Norton Co. (or a subsequent owner), 
Worcester, Massachusetts, to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under 
the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 
2000 (EEOICPA), 42 U.S.C. 7384q. On October 26, 2011, the Secretary of 
HHS determined that the following class of employees does not meet the 
statutory criteria for addition to the SEC as authorized under EEOICPA:

    All Atomic Weapons Employees who worked in any building or area 
at the facility owned by Norton Co. (or a subsequent owner) in 
Worcester, Massachusetts, from October 11, 1962, through October 31, 

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 1-(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. 2011-29173 Filed 11-9-11; 8:45 am]