General Electric Company (Ohio)
(Site Profile/Docket Number 172)
Location: Cincinnati/Evendale, Ohio
Also known as: Air Force Plant 36, GE, Cincinnati, GE Evendale, GE Lockland
Special Exposure Cohort Petition Information
The Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) is a unique category of employees established by The Act (42 CFR Part 83). Claims compensated under the SEC do not have to go through the dose reconstruction process. To qualify for compensation under the SEC, a covered employee must meet specific requirements (e.g., must have at least one of 22 "specified cancers," and have worked for a specified time period at one of the SEC sites). Classes of employees and work sites can be considered for addition to the SEC through a NIOSH petition process. More information about the Special Exposure Cohort can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page.
Open/Active SEC Petitions
There is currently one open/active SEC petition from FMPC (Petition 161). To see what actions remain for this SEC petition, please refer to the table below.
Class(es) Added to the SEC
All employees of the Department of Energy, its predecessor agencies, and their contractors and subcontractors who worked at General Electric Co. in Evendale, Ohio, from January 1, 1961 through June 30, 1970, 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 included in the Special Exposure Cohort
This class was established by Petition 161.
SEC Petitions Not Qualifying for Evaluation
One petition was received but did not qualify for evaluation because the employment period provided in the petition was not covered under The Act.
Petitions Qualified for Evaluation
Below is a list of the petitions that qualified for evaluation. Select a petition on the list to view the table for that particular petition.
Petition 161Jan 1, 1961 to Jun 30, 1970
|Steps in Petition Process:||Petition Details:|
||December 28, 2009|
|Date Qualified for Evaluation
||December 29, 2009|
Summary of Information in Petition
Job Titles and/or Job Duties: All employees of the Department of Energy, its predecessor agencies, and their contractors and subcontractors
Period of Employment: January 1, 1961 through June 30, 1970
Note: The information above is what qualified for evaluation. During our evaluation of whether dose reconstructions can adequately be completed for the above job titles and period of employment, information may cause NIOSH to change some the dates or job titles/duties. Therefore, as this petition proceeds through the SEC petition process and if an SEC class is proposed, the proposed class may not exactly match the above information.
Copy of the Petition Received
Federal Register Notice Announcing that a General Electric Company (Ohio) SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation
SEC Petition Evaluation Report
Evaluation Report Sent to Board
January 25, 2010
Petition Discussed by the Advisory Board
The Advisory Board discussed the petition on November 16, 2010; February 10, 2010; August 10, 2010; and May 25, 2011, during its regular meetings.
Note: the agenda for this meeting is available on the Advisory Board and Public Meetings page.
Advisory Board Recommendation on SEC Petition
HHS Letters to Congress Regarding the SEC Petition
HHS Designation of Additional Members to the SEC
Federal Register Notice: Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort
Effective Date for the SEC Class
September 30, 2011
Federal Register Notice: Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort
Letter to DOL Regarding the Addition of a New Class of Employees to the SEC
Worker Outreach Activities
Based on a recommendation from the Advisory Board to provide workers and site experts with opportunities to participate in developing the technical documents used in dose reconstruction, NIOSH established a Worker Outreach Program.
At Worker Outreach Meetings, current and former DOE and AWE employees have opportunities to obtain information about Site Profiles, Technical Basis Documents, and Technical Information Bulletins, and to provide information for consideration and possible use in dose reconstruction. This process is valuable to ensure that the technical documents used in dose reconstruction contain correct and useful information.
Below are the Worker Outreach Activities for the General Electric (Ohio):
- July 13, 2010 Meeting with International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Local 912, officers and retirees Final Minutes [60 KB (9 pages)]
- May 10, 2010 Meeting with International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Local 912, officers and retirees Final Minutes [60 KB (9 pages)]
Public Comments on General Electric Company (Ohio) Documents
How to Submit Comments
Comments on General Electric Company (Ohio) Documents can be submitted to the NIOSH Docket Officer electronically by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or printed comments can be mailed to:
NIOSH Docket Office
Robert A. Taft Laboratories, MS-C34
1090 Tusculum Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45226
Please include the Site Profile/Docket Number (172) on all comments.
At this time, no comments have been submitted.
Document Archive for General Electric Company (Ohio)
- SEC Petition Evaluation Report for General Electric Company (Ohio) [100 KB (21 pages)]
Approved January 22, 2010
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