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Also Known As: J. Hillis Miller Health Center, College of Medicine, Dept. of Radiology
State: Florida
Location: Gainesville
Time Period: 1963-1969
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer

Facility Description: Documents indicate that the University of Florida handled test quantities of radioactive material under a National Lead of Ohio (Fernald) sub-contract between 1963 and 1969. Upon completion of the project, the material was sent to the Savannah River Site.

The University also obtained licenses to handle radioactive material from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Work done under these NRC licenses was not related to nuclear weapons production and is not covered under EEOICPA.

Listing:
University of Florida is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site under the EEOICPA.

Compensation:
As of 05/31/2015, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at University of Florida is $300,000.

University of Florida 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.

We can help with all OWCP (Federal Workers Compensation) claims, impairments, wage loss and health care. 2495 Main Street, Suite 442 Buffalo, NY.