Sewage Treatment Plant and Sludge Workers Do get Sick.
Health Effects on Sewage Treatment Plant Workers
Letter to William Toffey, executive director of the Mid-Atlantic Biosolids Association [MABA] and oversees
Philadelphia's waste program. Toffey claims industry workers don't get sick and biosolids use is safe.
More on William Toffey and WEF
Toffey is the author of: Biosolids Odorant Emissions as a Cause of Somatic Disease.
He claims sludge victims have a psycho-somatic mental disease. Toffey doesn't know that the body is composed of
mostly somatic cells.
Alabama - Synagro says sewage workers don't get sick from sludge exposure
"Biosolids are regulated by the EPA," Loder said from her Arizona office. "Municipal plant workers work with (them)
every day and, as far as I know, there haven't been any health problems. Our company isn't going to produce
something that would affect people's health adversely." Why would they lie? peer reviewed, published articles indicate
sewage workers DO get sick .
Assessment of wastewater treatment plant workers exposed to biosolids: Pilot test of a newly developed health survey.
A majority of workers regularly exposed to biosolids reported at least one health-related symptom
FLORIDA – April 2007 - SEWAGE WORKERS SUFFER STENCH, CHEMICAL BURNS AND SCARRING
The stench has knocked the uninitiated on their rears. The chemicals needed to process the sewage sludge can burn
Brian Marshal articles 2002 See below article
Ottawa- SICK SEWAGE WORKERS SUE
That on or about March 7, 2005, the plaintiff suffered a medical operation from which sample of his tissue were
analyzed and the plaintiff was informed that the samples of his bone, bone marrow, and other tissue, contained gram
negative coccal bacteria and heavy metals, biotoxins, endotoxins, methyl mercaptins, mercury and methyl mercury,
(which) were all deposited as a result of the negligence of the defendant in the operation of the sewage treatment