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    Re: toxic chemicals in workplace

    Posted by steve on 12/22/03

    On 2/24/03, nell wrote:
    > On 2/24/03, mary klein wrote:
    >> Myself and coworkers were exposed to a mixture of methyl
    > methacrylate, benzoyl peroxide &nbenzene. This was in a new
    > floor that was being poured. About 3 doz are sick & there are
    > 2 suspicious deaths. We have been to our union OSHA NIOSH &
    > FBI. Attys we have contacted say there is something going on
    > but there are no attys to help federal employees at the post
    > office.
    >> Someone suggested a toxocologist Help us!
    > Hi Mary
    > Do you know how to get MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) on
    > the chemicals you listed? These sheets will give you some
    > idea on the health effects these chemicals can cause.
    > Legally they have to be available to employees when chemicals
    > are used in the workplace. Note that they have no MSDS
    > sheets or research on chemicals when they are mixed. There
    > is no research data on long term exposures. If you want to
    > find the MSDS on the computer go to google and type
    > in "MSDS". Also another good site is New Jersey Occupational
    > Health. I hope this helps.
    > Nell

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