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Smithsonian and worker dispute perils of asbestos

About a year ago, a Smithsonian museum held an informational session on asbestos safety. A 53 year-old lighting specialist who had worked in the building for 27 years, learned that there was asbestos in the museum walls. Within weeks, the worker filed federal workplace safety complaints because he’d been experiencing shortness of breath and was later diagnosed with asbestosis.

To read more about the absestos complaint.