3M Faces Trial on More Asbestos Death Claims Over Respirators

Asher TobinBuilding and Construction, In The News

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3M Faces Trial on More Asbestos Death Claims Over Respirators Enough evidence to go to trial that faulty 3M respirators led to two workers’ asbestos exposure deaths Internal 3M memos show problems with masks; company recently held liable for $67m in similar case 3M Co. must face trial on more wrongful death claims alleging its respirators failed to protect workers against… Continue Reading 3M Faces Trial on More Asbestos Death Claims Over Respirators

State fines six employers for exposing workers to valley fever in Monterey County

Asher TobinBuilding and Construction, In The News

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(Bakersfield.com) Six construction outfits working on a solar project in Monterey County were fined more than $240,000 this week for failing to protect their workers from valley fever, an insidious respiratory disease caused by a fungus that grows in the soil throughout the Southwestern United States. California Division of Occupational Safety and Health officials could not say how many people… Continue Reading State fines six employers for exposing workers to valley fever in Monterey County