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Bus drivers say pesticides are making them ill

Posted By rob On June 18, 2013 @ 10:07 am In Bus News,News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled

Los Angeles County bus drivers say they are regularly becoming ill — sometimes while behind the wheel — from pesticides sprayed inside their vehicles by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

At least 14 Metro drivers are pursuing workers’ compensation claims, and more than 110 have signed a petition that demands a halt to the spraying, according to their attorney. Some operators are on medical leave, and a few say they have left Metro because of repeated exposure.

Read the full story at the Los Angeles Times.


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