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Resource ID: #5761
Subject: Worker Safety
Source: Mercury News (San Jose, Calif.)
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San Jose Mercury News reveals that Firestone Tire & Rubber company used benzene in the tire-building process; discloses that despite knowledge that the chemical can cause blood disorders, Firestone didn't warn nor provide medical monitoring for employees, many of whom died from leukemia, Oct. 16, 1988.

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