Time Period: 1963-1965
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer, Beryllium Vendor
Facility Description: The University of Denver Research Institute is listed as a processor of radioactive materials for National Lead of Ohio (Fernald). It appears that the University of Denver handled test quantities of radioactive metal in February 1965.
In 1963, a University of Denver Research Institute researcher (F. Perkins) held an AEC contract for work on intermediate-temperature oxidation of beryllides.
University of Denver Research Institute is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site and as a Beryllium Vendor (BE) site under the EEOICPA.
University of Denver Research Institute 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 your claim has been accepted or denied.
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