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NIOSH Program Area:

Radiation Dose Reconstruction

 

Claim Information--Main Page

 

Part B - NIOSH Dose Reconstruction Referrals from
the Department of Labor (DOL)

Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act
(EEOICPA)

modified 4/21/2014

 
 
Cases Referred to NIOSH by DOL 41,296
 
Cases Currently Returned to DOL (97%)
~ cases returned with a completed final dose reconstruction report 34,700
~ cases pulled from NIOSH and dose reconstruction by DOL1 1,340
~ cases pulled from NIOSH and dose reconstruction for SEC2 3,343
   
39,383
 
Cases Currently Administratively Closed by NIOSH (1%)3 686
 
Cases Currently at NIOSH (2%)
~ cases assigned to Health Physicists for dose reconstruction 248
~ cases with a completed draft dose reconstruction; awaiting OCAS-1 329
~ cases not yet assigned to Health Physicists for dose reconstruction 650
   
1,2274

 



Statistics by State and Worksite

1 DOL pulled (withdrew) case from NIOSH and dose reconstruction due to claimant request, claimant death without a known survivor, or insufficient employment or medical information.
2 NIOSH pulled case from dose reconstruction and returned it to DOL for Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) consideration.
3 Draft dose reconstruction report completed. Administratively closed due to claimant refusal to sign OCAS-1 form.
4Of the total active claims at NIOSH, 156 out of 1,227 (12%), represent dose reconstructions returned to NIOSH by DOL for rework due to additional employment, an additional cancer needs to be dose reconstructed, or the affect of a technical change based on a Program Evaluation Report is being examined.

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Page last updated: April 21, 2014
Page last reviewed: August 10, 2013
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Division of Compensation Analysis and Support