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NIOSH Office of Compensation Analysis and Support.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2002-137, 2002 Jan; :1-6
OCAS is the Office of Compensation Analysis and Support at NIOSH. OCAS is responsible for conducting occupational radiation dose reconstructions for certain workers with cancer who filed claims for compensation under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). In order to conduct the dose reconstruction, OCAS will obtain information, data, and records from the Department of Energy (DOE) or other sites where an individual has worked. In addition, OCAS will conduct telephone interviews with each claimant. This interview is designed to obtain any additional information regarding radiation exposure and work history to help us identify the information we need from DOE to complete radiation dose reconstructions.
Dose-response; Radiation; Radiation-exposure; Ionizing-radiation; Nonionizing-radiation
NIOSH; Office of Compensation Analysis and Support; 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS R-45; Cincinnati, Ohio 45226
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2002-137
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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