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Advisory Board on Radiation & Worker Health Board Meeting Summary

March 27, 2017

The Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health Board held a public meeting in Naperville, Ill. March 22-23, 2017.  The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Labor (DOL) provided program updates to the Board. NIOSH Update Stuart Hinnefeld, Director of NIOSH’s Division of Compensation… (read more)

Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health Denies Inclusion into Special Exposure Cohort for Rocky Flats and Carborundum Claimants March 24, 2017

March 24, 2017

The Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH) voted this week to deny awarding Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) status for claimants from the Rocky Flats, Golden, Colo., and Carborundum, Niagara Falls, NY. In an 8 to 4 vote, the ABRWH voted to deny expanding the class for Rocky Flats workers from becoming a member… (read more)

March 21, 2017 Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health Subcommittee on the Site Exposure Matrix

March 23, 2017

The Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (ABTSWH) began 11 months ago and has been very aggressive in working to improve Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). One of the duties of the (ABTSWH) is helping the Department of Labor (DOL) Division of Energy Employee Occupational Illness Compensation (DEEOIC) improve its… (read more)

March 23, 2017 – Terrie Barrie to NIOSH ABRWH Presentation

March 20, 2017

Submitted by Charles Saunders, Petitioner, and Terrie Barrie, Co-Petitioner, for the Rocky Flats Special Exposures Cohort (SEC) petition, number 0192. Thank you, Dr. Melius and members of the Board for allowing the opportunity to present the petitioner’s position before the full board votes on expanding the SEC beyond December 31, 1983. My name is Terrie… (read more)

Summary of the Department of Labor Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health’s Working Group on Presumptions Teleconference

March 15, 2017

The Department of Labor Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health’s Working Group on Presumptions (WG) held a teleconference on March 14, 2017. The purpose of the meeting was to determine whether some diseases could be automatically presumed to be the result of toxic exposures at Department of Energy nuclear weapons facilities. The WG… (read more)