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22:26 06 Feb 24
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15:29 21 Dec 23
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EEOICPA Covered Facilities: Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company

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. Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company 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.

Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company

Also Known As: Joslyn Stainless Steel Co.
State: Indiana
Location: Ft. Wayne
Time Period: March 1943-1952
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer

Facility Description:
Joslyn rolled uranium rods from billets for use by the Manhattan Engineering District (MED) and the Atomic Energy Comission (AEC) in weapons production.

*Process Descriptions:
Considerable early work at Joslyn Manufacturing was for the purpose of determining the best procedures for rolling and machining natural uranium rods, which made it necessary that the procedures changed over time; however, the basic process remained fairly consistent. Natural uranium billets were received by rail at Joslyn Manufacturing, unloaded by an overhead crane onto carts, and stored in a storage area. The billets were taken, as needed, from the storage area to the
tempering area, pre-heated in one of eight small natural-gas-atmosphere electric furnaces to a specified temperature, and moved to the rolling mills (an 18-inch roughing stand, 12-inch intermediate mill, and a 9-inch finishing mill were used) where passes occurred (Army Corps, 2005, pdf pp. 6-7). These rolling mills were located in close proximity in one large area, approximately 25 feet from the furnaces. Time was allowed for the rolls to cool between passes in order to prevent the metal from exceeding a specified temperature.
*Source

Listing:
Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co., in Ft Wayne, IN is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) from March 1, 1943 – December 31, 1947 under the EEOICPA.

Special Exposure Cohort(SEC) Classes:
All Atomic Weapons Employees who worked for Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company at the covered facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana, from March 1, 1943 through December 31, 1947, for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days, occurring either solely under this employment, or in combination with work days within the parameters established for one or more other classes of employees included in the Special Exposure Cohort.
Note: This class was established from Petition 200

All Atomic Weapons Employees who worked for Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co. at the covered facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana, from March 1, 1943, through July 31, 1948, for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days, occurring either solely under this employment, or in combination with work days within the parameters established for one or more other classes of employees included in the Special Exposure Cohort
Note: This class was established from Petition 200

Compensation:
As of 01/08/2023, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company is $9,182,424. Click here for a current accounting of compensation paid to former Workers under the EEOICPA.

Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company 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.

DOCUMENTS:

NIOSH:
Petition 200 (Mar 1, 1943 to Dec 31, 1952)
SEC Petition Evaluation Report, Petition SEC-00200, Report Rev #:1
Report Submittal Date: December 3, 2012

SEC Petition Evaluation Report, Petition SEC-00200, Report Rev #: Addendum
Report Submittal Date: January 14, 2014

Technical Basis Documents
Site Profiles for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals
Effective Date: 06/17/2011

Site Profiles for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium Metals, Appendix J – Joslyn
Effective Date: 10/07/2014

SC&A
ISSUE RESOLUTION MATRIX FOR SC&A FINDINGS ON APPENDIX J TO TBD-6000
July 6, 2015

SITE PROFILES FOR ATOMIC WEAPONS EMPLOYERS THAT WORKED URANIUM METALS: APPENDIX J–JOSLYN”
May 12, 2015