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    Re: Fiberglass Boat builder/1973-2000

    Posted by johncodie on 9/21/09

    What compels someone to drink paint thinner? You need help

    On 9/19/09, Deborah Lindquist wrote:
    > I built boats off/on for a lot of years,at least 10
    > different companys.I worked at good & bad ones.If you were
    > good, they would pay more. It was a competition trip. I
    > worked with some of the same people at different
    > company's,in Wa.St. I am going to take a trip to Spokane,
    > to look up a few of these people this weekend. I,m very
    > curious about their health,& a couple of them saw me drink
    > the TOLUENE that day. Sure, I had all kinds of exposures
    > through those years, but I never filed a claim with L&I
    > until a few weeks after the fact,& they rejected it.I
    > thought they were there to help,not screw me over, like
    > they did. They had no experience about exposures,or I
    > wouldn't be in the predicament I'm in.They could have
    > helped me out, but seeing that I had not hired an attorney,
    > they probably figured I was just stupid.I had major brain
    > damage,but I never knew that until I had MRI'S done in
    > 2001.But the TOLUENE started destroying me within 2 wks.
    > after ingesting it.Conjuntivitis(eyes),central nervous
    > system damage,peripheral
    > neuropathies,tendonitus,bursitis,carpel tunnel,rotator cuff
    > syndrome,liver,bladder,
    > heart,hearing,glaucoma,parkinsons,asthma,depression,neurolod
    > gical disorders,polyneuropathies,nerve
    > disorders,bowel,bladder,kidneys,immune disorders,tingling&
    > numbness of hands,fingers,feet,toes,circularatory
    > problems,headaches,muscle(motor)problems,loosing
    > strength,pnuemonitis,inflamation of lungs,confusion,slurred
    > speach,unsteady balance,irregular heartbeat,& more. But
    > every time I went to a Dr., I'd get a new claim no. & a new
    > occupational injury,& allways denying exposures,which I
    > kept telling them it was. Even after a visit from ecology
    > dept., in 1988 &1990 & them seeing we had no protection
    > gear, no wash stations, no labels on chemicals & using a
    > storm drain in the blding which drained into the river for
    > our toxic chemical dumpsite, they got a $2,500 fine &
    > Ecology didn't go back there until 2003. I know they can
    > check at least every 2 years. Somebody should have kept an
    > eye on them. How did this happen,& why is that river the
    > 6th most endangered in the world,& all those years
    > polluting the river, which goes into the Columbia river &
    > it,s waterways,which go into Idaho, Oregon,Pacific ocean, &
    > British Columbia.If they used that drain when they started
    > the company in 1980,they drained all kinds of toxic waste
    > for 23 years.Checkout a Columbia river map,
    > ( What do you think? I
    > think its horrifying & it could have been prevented.Now,
    > there's no going back. That isn't all that man got away
    > with, either.He needs to step up & take resposibilities for
    > his actions, but he will deny any wrong doings,cause a
    > person like that couldn't have a consious!!! Just call me
    > Toxic mama...

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