Posted On: May 3, 2013 by Karen Olson

Environmental Toxicology & Plutonium Contamination

Environmental toxicology expert witnesses may consult on chemical spills, forensic toxicology, toxic chemicals exposure, and related matters. In the news, two workers at the Idaho National Laboratory research facility have filed a complaint with OSHA against Battelle Energy Alliance after being exposed to plutonium contamination in 2011. Ralph Stanton and Brian Simmons accuse Batelle of creating an unsafe work environment and officials at INL have confirmed that at least two workers suffered internal exposure to plutonium and 14 others may have been exposed accidentally at the facility. Battelle is the world’s largest nonprofit research and development organization, with over 22,000 employees at more than 130 locations globally.

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