Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)
(Site Profile/Docket Number 167)
Location: Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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
To date, there are no open/active SEC petitions from Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI).
SEC Petitions Not Qualifying for Evaluation
One petition was received but it did not meet the minimum petition requirements.
How to Submit Comments
Comments on Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) 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 (167) on all comments.
At this time, no comments have been submitted on Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) documents.
- Page last reviewed: September 28, 2015
- Page last updated: September 26, 2014
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Division of Compensation Analysis and Support