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American Machine and Foundry

Also Known As: AMF, Lutheran Medical Center, Bus Terminal
State: New York
Location: Brooklyn
Time Period: AWE 1951-1954; Residual Radiation 1955-1992
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer
 
Facility Description: During the early 1950s, this location designed and produced industrial equipment for the Atomic Energy Commission. American Machine Foundry also performed a large volume of uranium, thorium and possibly zirconium metal machining work from 1951-1954.
 
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.
 
Listing:
American Machine and Foundry is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) under the EEOICPA.
 
Compensation:
As of 03/08/2015, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at American Machine and Foundry is $300,075.
 
American Machine and Foundry Workers:
If you or your parent worked at this or any other DOE or 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 filed a claim and even if it has already 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.