Bethlehem Steel Corporation
|Location||Special Exposure Cohort Employees (SEC):|
|Lackawanna, New York||January 1, 1949 – December 31, 1952|
Bethlehem Steel Eligibility
|EEOICPA Compensation is more likely to be awarded to former Bethlehem Steel Employee’s if they worked during the SEC Period. Behtlehem Steel’s SEC Period is between January 1st, 1949 and December 31, 1952. Compensation is typically awarded to employees who worked for at least 250 days and later developed one of 22 specified cancers.
Workers whose employment occurred outside of the SEC class period can still file a claim for benefits under Part B or Part E of the EEOICPA.
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About Bethlehem Steel
Bethlehem Steel was once known as America’s largest shipbuilder and second largest steel producer. During the 1930’s the company made the steel sections and parts for the Golden Gate Bridge in San Fransisco, California. During World War II Bethlehem made 1/5 of the ships, for a total of 1,121 – more than any other builder. Additionally, they made up to 70% of airplane cylinder forgings, 1/4 of a warships armor plates, and 1/3 of the big cannon forgings. In 1949, Bethlehem Steel developed rolling mill pass schedules for uranium billets that were later used at the Fernald plant. During the 1950’s, the company sold nearly 23 million tons of steel per year. Bethlehem also performed uranium rolling experiments to help design the Fernald rolling mill.
Bethlehem Steel Statistics
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