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Advocates Raise Alarm Over Worker Injuries, Chemical Exposures In Recycling Operations

June 23, 2015 at 3:15 PM
Worker safety and health activists, led by a high-profile worker rights group in Massachusetts, are sounding alarm over the incidence of severe injuries as well as illness following exposure to toxic chemicals as a result of working in the robust and fast-growing garbage recycling industry -- possibly leading to an increase in pressure on OSHA to address the complex problem. One of the most vocal of the national advocacy groups known as coalitions for occupational safety and health (COSH), the...

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