and Pertti Hakkinen) in providing information for the study. In addition, the committee would like to thank the many claimants and worker advocates for the presentations and statements they submitted to the committee, particularly Terrie Barrie, Laurence Fuortes, and Deb Jerison.

Finally, I am deeply appreciative of the dedication of the committee members and the IOM staff who assisted them in producing this report. The committee trusts that it will assist not only DOL in its efforts to implement EEOICPA, but also will inform the broader research community.

Mark Utell, Chair
Committee on the Review of the Department of Labor’s
Site Exposure Matrix (SEM) Database

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