NIOSH May Add Pantex Workers to Special Exposure Cohort

Certain employees who worked during a 41-year period at the Pantex Plant (www.pantex.com), a U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration facility near Amarillo, Texas, that assembles and dismantles nuclear warheads, are being evaluated for possible addition to the Special Exposure Cohort under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. NIOSH published a required noticed of the evaluation today.

Job titles and/or duties that would be covered by the designation are production workers, technicians, radiography, guards, physical plant, maintenance, administrative and support staff, contractors, and Atomic Energy Commission staff, and the period of employment is Jan. 1, 1950, through Dec. 31, 1991.

The NIOSH contact for more information is Larry Elliott, director of the Office of Compensation Analysis and Support, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C-46, Cincinnati, OH 45226, phone 513-533-6800. Information requests may be submitted by e-mail to OCAS@CDC.GOV.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • The Top 5 Safety and Technology Trends to Watch in 2019

    Get the latest on trends you can expect to hear more about in 2019, including continued growth of mobile safety applications, wearable technology, and smart PPE; autonomous vehicles; pending OSHA recordkeeping rulemaking; and increased adoption of international safety standard, ISO 45001.

  • Get the Ultimate Guide to OSHA Recordkeeping

    OSHA’s Form 300A posting deadline is February 1! Are you prepared? To help answer your key recordkeeping questions, IndustrySafe put together this guide with critical compliance information.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. We’ve put together a guide on key safety training topics, requirements for certifications, and answers to common training questions.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Industry Safe

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - January 2019

    January 2019

    Featuring:

    • PREVENTING ERRORS
      Production vs. Safety 
    • EMERGENCY SHOWERS & EYEWASH
      Meeting the Requirements for Emergency Equipment
    • CONSTRUCTION SAFETY
      The State of Contractor Safety
    • FOOT PROTECTION
      The Three Keys to Effective Chemical Management
    View This Issue