AC Spark Plug
AC Spark Plug is an AWE and beryllium vendor facility from 1946-March 1, 2011 so workers are eligible to file Part B claims.
AC Spark Plug performed beryllium work for the AEC. Records indicate that approximately 10 men worked with beryllium at this location in 1947. Information about AC Spark Plug is found in health hazard surveys, shipping reports and in a MED history. The company continued to receive hundreds of pounds of beryllium for use under government contract into the 1960's. It is possible that some or all of this beryllium was being used for other, non-AEC projects.
There was also a small amount of thorium procurement related to AC Spark Plug in the 1946-1947 timeframe.
During the period of residual contamination, as designated by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and as noted in the dates above, employees of subsequent owners and operators of this facility are also covered under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.
DOE lists AC Spark Plug as a covered EEOICPA facility.
DOL provides Part B statistics on AC Spark Plug.
NIOSH lists statistics for AC Spark Plug dose reconstructions.