Time Period: March 20-21, 1957
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer
Facility Description: In March 1957, a series of hot uranium forging tests were conducted at the Chambersburg Engineering company by the Metallurgical Department of National Lead Company of Ohio (Fernald). Approximately 150 hot uranium slugs were forged into washers on two Chambersburg air compressor impactors.
Chambersburg Engineering Co. is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site and as a Department of Energy (DOE) site under the EEOICPA.
As of 03/22/2015, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at Chambersburg Engineering Co. is $0.
Chambersburg Engineering Co. 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 14214.