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Bell Telephone Laboratories

Also Known As: Western Electric
State: New Jersey
Location: Murray Hill
Time Period: AWE 1943-1944; Residual Radiation 1945-March 1, 2011
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer
Facility Description: This facility handled a quantity of uranium during World War II, probably in support of its work to develop effective barrier materials for the K-25 facility in Oak Ridge. The barrier materials were not radioactive.
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.
Bell Telephone Laboratories is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) under the EEOICPA.
As of 03/15/2015, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at Bell Telephone Laboratories is $596,541.
Bell Telephone Laboratories 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 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.