The Canadian Press

2001-09-07 | Thallium-Cominco

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Cominco took the blame for exposing workers to the toxic metal thallium at its Trail, BC smelter. Canadian Press reporter Will Black had this report.

Date: 2001-09-07
Placeline: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 31 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << an internal report shows valium was tested for in the wrong material boiler dust was tested but not the boiler scale which the workers were removing spokesman David Thompson says the company should have been more thorough we should have looked at that scale but is quite understandable why we did Thompson says the company isn't sure why thallium content in the dust could be so low when it was so high in the boiler scale he admits scale sample showing high levels were taken in July but those tests weren't used to guide worker safety will black broadcast news Vancouver >>

Clip ID: 20010907CNCP01