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Pigeon droppings caused disease, worker’s widow gets comp

A state court has upheld a ruling that exposure to pigeon droppings at his workplace was the major cause of a disease that led to a worker’s death, therefore his widow gets workers’ comp benefits.  [Read more…]

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Pigeon droppings make workers sick; court upholds OSHA fine

An administrative law judge with the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission has upheld fines against an Ohio company. An inspection revealed several employees had symptoms of a potentially fatal respiratory disease after sweeping up pigeon droppings. [Read more…]

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