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Radiation Dose Reconstruction

 

Timeline of Major DCAS Events for 2002

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 2002 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      MAY      JUN

AUG      SEPT      OCT      DEC

2002 Events

Month Major Event
January First meeting of the ABRWH was held in Washington, D.C.

May Final rule on the methods for dose reconstruction published in the Federal Register

Final rule on the guidelines for determining the probability of causation published in the Federal Register

June First dose reconstruction report finalized and returned to DOL for a final decision

First notice of proposed rulemaking on the procedures for designating classes of employees as members of the Special Exposure Cohort published in the Federal Register for public comment

August Public comment period for proposed rule on the procedures for designating classes of employees as members of the Special Exposure Cohort closed

September Dose reconstruction contract awarded to Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

October Begin adding 22 additional staff to dose reconstruction program

December Total number of claims received by the end of 2002: 10,158

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Page last updated: January 26, 2011
Page last reviewed: August 25, 2014
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Division of Compensation Analysis and Support