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Also Known As: Besley Products Co.
State: Wisconsin
Location: South Beloit
Time Period: May 4-7, 1953
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer
 
Facility Description: Besley was a cutting tool manufacturer. A National Lead Company of Ohio (Fernald) proposal indicates Besley was to machine a trial lot of 500 uranium slugs at its Beloit, WI, plant to evaluate whether the use of the Besley facing and radiusing machine could increase production.
 
An NLO document lists Besley-Wells as the recipient of test quantities of radioactive materials.
 
Listing:
Besley-Wells is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site under the EEOICPA.
 
Besley-Wells 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.