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Exposure in Labs (help)

Su K. Koester at sc2.salk.edu
Mon Jun 20 19:20:53 EST 1994

In article <2u0382$ani at agate.berkeley.edu> Leslie Kay,
lmk2 at garnet.berkeley.edu writes:
> Have people had
> any ill effects either with working with radioactive laboratory
> or with pointing out dangerous storage situations to their superiors?
> Just curious.

I know of a lab where radioactivity was used extremely sloppily.  Two
former workers from that lab have been treated for cancers.  Coincidence?
 Perhaps.  I'd rather not take the risk.  Any lab advisor who laughs off
someone's safety concerns is an advisor to leave ASAP, in my humble

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