WHICH JOBS QUALIFY FOR BENEFITS?

Below is a list of common jobs former workers were employed in. This list is not exhaustive, please contact Nuclear Care Partners if you’d like to know whether your job could have put you at risk to an exposure.  

Inspector
Instrument Technician
Instrumentation Worker
Insulator
Inventory
Iron Worker
IT
Janitor
Journeyman Electrician
Lab Worker
Laboratory Technician
Laborer
Laborer
Laser Operator
Laundry Worker
Lawyer
Line Worker
Machinist
Mail Courier
Mailroom Worker
Maintenance
Manager
Mason
Material Handler
Mechanic
Mechanical Engineer
Medical Personnel
Millwright
Miner
Mobile Well Driller
Motorman
Nuclear Worker
Operator
Painter
Parts Room Staff
Patrol
Physicist
Pipefitter
Plant Engineer
Process Operator
Production Engineer
Programmer
Quality Control
Radiation Tech
Reactor Operator
Secretary
Security Guard
Sheet Metal Worker
Sheetmetal worker
Stand by Evacuation
Steam plant operator
Subcontractor
Surveyor
Technical Writer
Technician
Uranium Worker
Vehicle/Equipment Mechanic
Waste Management
Waste Process Operator
Welder

Accountant
Administrative Worker
Analyst
Architect
Asbestos Worker
Auditor
Boiler Maker
Boilermaker
Bomb Detonator
Brick Layer
Building Operator
Bus Driver
Cafeteria worker
Carpenter
Cement Mason or Finisher
Certifier
Chemical Engineer
Chemical Operator
Chemist
Civil Engineer
Clerical Worker
Clerk
Communications Worker
Computer Programmer
Computer Scientist
Construction Engineer
Construction Laborer
Construction Worker
Contractor
Cook
Culinary
Custodial
Data Entry
Decontamination technician
Dispatcher
Driller
Driver
Electrical Engineer
Electrician
Electronic Technician
Emergency Worker
EMT
Engineer
Environmental Engineer
Equipment Mechanic
Equipment Operations
Fabricator
Finance
Firefighter
Foreman
Geologist
Guard
Health Physics Worker
Heavy Equipment Operator
Housekeeper
Human Resources
HVAC Worker
Hydraulic Technician
Industrial Hygienist


WHICH ILLNESSES QUALIFY FOR BENEFITS?

Any illness may qualify for benefits if it can be linked to a workplace exposure. Below is a list of major diagnosis commonly found in former atomic and uranium workers.

Gall bladder
Ovary
Pancreas
Pharynx
Salivary gland
Small intestine
Stomach
Thyroid
Urinary bladder

LUNG DISEASES
COPD
Chronic Asthma
Chronic Beryllium Disease
Silicosis
Asbestosis
Emphysema
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Sarcoidosis
Pneumoconiosis
Pleural Plaques

MAJOR DIAGNOSES COMMONLY FOUND
40% lung related
23% cancer related
13% endocrine / pancreatic / stomach related
8% various neurological disorder
6% various other illnesses

CANCERS
Bone cancer
Renal cancers
Leukemia (other than chronic lymphocytic leukemia)
Lung cancer (other than in-situ lung cancer)
Multiple myeloma
Lymphomas (other than Hodgkin’s disease)

PRIMARY CANCER OF THE
Bile ducts
Brain
Breast (in females or males)
Colon
Esophagus
Liver (except if cirrhosis or hepatitis B is indicated)