The EEOICPA was passed in 2000. It provides compensation to workers who became ill as a result of their employment manufacturing nuclear weapons in the USA, as well as their spouses, children, and grandchildren. General Electric X-Ray Division EEOICPA coverage is available for qualified former Workers and their families.

Are you eligible for compensation? If you or a family member worked at this or another AWE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $150K plus medical benefits. Call EEOICPA Counsel Hugh Stephens at 1-855-548-4494 or fill out our free claim evaluation, We can help even if you’ve already filed, even if your claim was denied!

Here, we have compiled publicly available information and documentation about the facilities covered by the Act to clarify how their activities relate to the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.

General Electric X-Ray Division

 
State: Wisconsin
Location: Milwaukee
Time Period: AWE 1956-1966; Residual Radiation 1967-March 1, 2011
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer

Facility Description: General Electric’s X-Ray Division performed research and development work which supported its activities as contractor for the Pinellas Site in Florida. This work included the operation of a small pilot plant in Milwaukee. Sandia National Laboratory managed the GE X-ray division contract as part of the nuclear weapons program. The work in Milwaukee continued until 1966 when these activities were transferred to Pinellas and the staff relocated accordingly.

During the period of residual contamination, as designated by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and as noted in the dates above, employees of subsequent owners and operators of this facility are also covered under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.

*DISCUSSION:
Because there is no information available describing the activities at this facility, or whether or not it was decontaminated, the assumption is made that contamination still exists at the site.

EVALUATION FINDINGS:
Documentation reviewed indicates that there is a potential for significant residual contamination outside of the period in which weapons-related production occurred.
*Source

Listing:
General Electric X-Ray Division is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site under the EEOICPA.

Compensation:
As of 04/05/2015, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at General Electric X-Ray Division is $539,519.

General Electric X-Ray Division Workers:
If you or your parent worked at this or any other AWE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $150K plus medical benefits from the US Department of Labor. Call EEOICPA Counsel Hugh Stephens at 1-855-EEOICPA (336-4272) or fill out the form to the right, whether or not you have already filed a claim, and even if your claim has been accepted or denied.

We can help with all OWCP (Federal Workers Compensation) claims, impairments, wage loss and health care. 2495 Main Street, Suite 442 Buffalo, NY 14214.

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