State Investigators Fine Alaska Airlines, Contractors; Total Of 21 Serious Violations, $68,000 In Fines.

NEW VIOLATIONS BY ALASKA AIRLINES AND ITS CONTRACTORS FOR EXPOSING WORKERS TO BLOOD BORNE PATHOGENS, CAUSTIC JET FUEL AND TOXIC CHEMICALS.

FULL COPY OF ALASKA AIRLINES AND CONTRACTORS CITATIONS AND NOTICES

SeaTac Airport – June 14, 2013 –  The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) has issued new citations for multiple serious health and safety violations against Alaska Airlines and two of its contractors for failing to protect workers from exposure to corrosive cleaning chemicals, caustic jet fuel, blood borne pathogens, and body fluids including vomit, urine, feces and blood. The 17 new serious violations just
announced by L&I, which follow state citations against another Alaska contractor earlier this spring, bring the total for Alaska and its Sea-Tac contractors to 21 serious health and safety violations.

FULL COPY OF ALASKA AIRLINES AND CONTRACTORS CITATIONS AND NOTICES

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