Re: toxic chemicals in workplace
Posted by nell on 2/24/03
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
> Someone suggested a toxocologist Help us!
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.
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