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Iowa Developer gets 41 months for Asbestos shortcuts

 A developer of a Des Moines, Iowa building was sentenced to 41 months improper handling of asbestos.  Apparently, the developer had a maintenance man work weekends to remove tile and pipe insulation containing Asbestos.  The maintenance man was told to conceal the material in the dumpsters and was not paid overtime for doing so.  If I had to guess, I would say this sort of thing happens often.  The worst part is one of the employee's involved went home to his small children in dust laden clothes.  He poses the question about how he will look his kids in the eyes if they get sick from this.  Good Question.

Full Article:  blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2011/06/22/bob-knapp-sentenced-to-41-months-for-equitable-building-asbestos/