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. Hangar 481 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 DOE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $400K 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.

Hangar 481

State: New Mexico
Location: Albuquerque
Time Period: March 1, 1989 – February 29, 1996
Facility Type: Department of Energy

Facility Description: The Department of Energy contracted with Ross Aviation, Inc. to manage and operate Hangar 481 on the premises of the Kirtland Air Force Base for the convenience of the adjacent Sandia National Laboratory.

Contractors: Ross Aviation, Inc.

Listing:
Hangar 481 is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site and as a Department of Energy (DOE) site under the EEOICPA.

Compensation:
As of 04/05/2015, the total compensation paid under Parts B and E of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at Hangar 481 is $150,611.

Hangar 481 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 $400K 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.
 
DOCUMENTS:
 
NIOSH SEC Petition Evaluation Reports
Petition 139 (Mar 1, 1989 to Jun 30, 1996)
SEC Petition Evaluation Report, Petition SEC-00139, Report Rev #: 0
Report Submittal Date: December 11, 2009

 
SEC Petition Evaluation Report, Petition SEC-00139, Report Rev #: 1
Report Submittal Date: September 23, 2010

 
SEC Petition Evaluation Report, Petition SEC-00139, Report Rev #: Addendum 1
Report Submittal Date: August 2, 2011

 
 
 

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