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Office of Workers' Compensation Programs

ESA-OWCP New Release: [06/25/2008]
Contact Name:  Loren Smith        Dolline Hatchett

Phone Number: (202) 693-4676    (202) 693-4650
Release Number: 08-0854-NAT

U.S. Department of Labor to visit Richland, Wash., to assist nuclear weapons workers

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor will visit Richland, Wash., to provide information about the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). Through town hall meetings, officials will present details about a new class of former employees of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Richland recently added to the EEOICPA’s Special Exposure Cohort. The department’s Traveling Resource Center staff will be available at the town hall meetings to assist individuals with filing claims under the EEOICPA. Representatives from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health also will be in attendance to provide information.

For additional information about the meetings or to schedule an appointment for claim-filing assistance, call 888-654-0014 toll-free. These meetings are open to the public, and pre-registration is not required.

 

 

TOWN HALL MEETING:

July 9 - 7 p.m. PDT

TRAVELING RESOURCE CENTER:

July 10 - 2 and 7 p.m. PDT

   

EXTENDED HOURS FOR

July 9 - 6 to 9 p.m. PDT

RESOURCE CENTER STAFF:

July 10 - 1 to 8 p.m. PDT

LOCATION:

Red Lion Hotel, Richland Hanford House
802 George Washington Way
Richland, Wash.