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    Re: styrene/toluene in workplace

    Posted by Debbie Lindquist on 9/25/09

    On 9/23/09, johncodie wrote:
    > I have heard some of the stories from the boat builders in
    > Washington state, and Miami Florida in the development of
    > one or two mold composite hulls. It should have been obvious
    > to you that you were working in a poor quality controlled
    > enviorment with limited to no procedures. Consumables in
    > workplace, food, gum, soda drinks is a real big
    > offense where a person is spending thousands of dollars on
    > his product. Who would like to be in the Atlantic Ocean in
    > huge storm to realize that the compound used as the reactive
    > agent in the hull strenght was diluted with soda pop. A
    > couple of swallows of toule shouldn't have intoxicated you
    > besides making your sick, a rapid response of ingesting
    > activated carbon, or other posion control measures should
    > have been ample to getting you into a decent working
    > condition.
    > I seems you accepted the shoddy work conditions provided by
    > your employer and became a willing participant of this
    > continuation of fraud, and disregard of your own health and
    > the health of others. I am not sure there is any defense,
    > damages for individuals that get burned when they willingly
    > walk into the open furnace.
    > On 9/22/09, DEBORAH LINDQUIST wrote:
    >> I was inside of a boat, cleaning with toluene. while they
    >> installed the canvas, snaps & etc..They wouldn't let me
    >> out until they were done. By that time, I was so exposed &
    >> thirsty,(no air space), I went over to my cart to get a
    >> drink of pop, & after a few swallows, I knew I picked up
    >> the wrong bottle. since we put toluene into our empty pop
    >> bottles, but I was so intoxicated, I made a stupid
    >> mistake, which should hjave killed me,& I wish it did
    >> sometimes. I think that might not have happened, if I
    >> wasn't so confused. I have massive brain damage now
    >> besides a number of problems with all of my organs, which
    >> it attacks. i have central nervous system damage,
    >> parkinsons, glaucoma, & whatever it will do to you, if you
    >> survive it. I've spent the last 8 tearsw doing research on
    >> this, so if ther's any ???'s e mail me.
    >> Thankyou...

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