Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation (DEEOIC)
Authorized Representative Workshop: Cincinnati, Ohio - The DEEOIC participated in a two-day workshop for authorized representatives and attorneys residing in Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York. The third Authorized Representative Workshop was held October 16 and 17, 2018, and hosted by National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Federal Building in Cincinnati, OH. During the two-day workshop, U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) staff, as well as representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy, NIOSH, and the Offices of the Ombudsman to NIOSH and DOL presented information on their roles in the Program. In addition, attendees had the opportunity to attend several half-hour to one-hour long sessions on a variety of specific topics. While this particular set of workshops is intended only for authorized representatives and attorneys, DOL and its partner agencies will continue to hold outreach meetings throughout the year for the general public.