EEOICPA CIRCULAR NO. 17-04 Date: February 2, 2017
SUBJECT: Rescinding EEOICPA Circular No. 15-06, Post-1995 Occupational Toxic Exposure Guidance and its corresponding Program Memorandum dated February 20, 2015.
The purpose of this Circular is to notify all Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation (DEEOIC) staff that EEOICPA Circular No. 15-06, Post-1995 Occupational Toxic Exposure Guidance, and its corresponding Program Memorandum of February 20, 2015, are hereby rescinded. Accordingly, the potential for toxic substance exposure in all claims must be evaluated based upon established program procedure and the evidence presented in support of a claim.
RACHEL P. LEITON
Director, Division of Energy Employees
Occupational Illness Compensation
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