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NIOSH Program Area:

Radiation Dose Reconstruction

 

Timeline of Major DCAS Events for 2001

Establishing the foundation for conducting dose reconstructions as required under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) has been an important and busy time for our Office. Major events of our dose reconstruction program for 2001 are listed below.

To locate an event, click on one of the months below. A list of events that occurred during that month will be displayed.

JAN      FEB      MAR      APR      MAY

JUN      JUL      AUG      OCT      NOV      DEC

2001 Events

Month Major Event
January NIOSH developed plans for dose reconstruction program

February NIOSH developed plans for dose reconstruction program

March NIOSH developed plans for dose reconstruction program

April Begin staffing dose reconstruction program

NIOSH developed plans for dose reconstruction program

May NIOSH developed plans for dose reconstruction program

June

NIOSH developed plans for dose reconstruction program

July Office of Compensation Analysis and Support (OCAS) established

The Department of Labor (DOL) began accepting EEOICPA claim applications on July 31, 2001

August The presidentially appointed Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH) was chartered

October Notice of proposed rulemaking on the guidelines for determining the probability of causation published in the Federal Register for public comment

Interim final rule on the methods for dose reconstruction published in the Federal Register

First group of claims requiring dose reconstruction received from DOL

The President appointed members to the ABRWH

First group of acknowledgment letters sent by NIOSH to claimants

November Public comment period for interim final rule on the methods of dose reconstruction closed

First group of requests for exposure monitoring information sent to the Department of Energy (DOE)

December Public comment period for proposed rule on the probability of causation closed

First claimant telephone call conducted

Total number of claims received by the end of 2001: 1,165

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Page last updated: January 26, 2011
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