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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect American Workers From Exposure to Silica on the Job.

Environment  (tags: healthconditions, pollution, protection, helath, industrial pollution, politics, environment, destruction )

- 1179 days ago -
For about 100 years workers have been dying from exposure to silica on the job. Silica can cause both lung disease (silicosis) and cancer. The government have been talking about regulating exposures ever since the 1940s and sponsored a campaign to prevent

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Esther Z. (96)
Friday February 8, 2013, 12:37 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks, Cal.

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Friday February 8, 2013, 12:53 pm
Noted, signed, twittered and google shared. Thanks Cal.

Nicole W. (653)
Friday February 8, 2013, 1:14 pm
#6060 and shared, thank you Cal

Pami W. (227)
Friday February 8, 2013, 1:15 pm
OSHA needs to use it's muscle getting this passed and signed. Signed thanks

Lisa Neste (764)
Friday February 8, 2013, 2:52 pm
Thank you for signing this petitionCLOSE

Judy C. (105)
Friday February 8, 2013, 11:54 pm
Signed. Thanks Cal.

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 6:23 am

Autumn Away S. (151)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 8:16 am
Noted and Signed. TY Cal

Bruno Moreira (61)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 8:31 am

Ram Reddy (7)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 8:43 am

Debbie Fry (0)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 10:15 am
Noted and Signed

Sara W. (107)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 10:53 am

LMj Recovering Sunshine (144)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 12:10 pm

pam w. (138)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 12:30 pm

Natalie V. (27)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 2:12 pm
noted, already signed

rene davis (74)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 2:27 pm
praise to all who sign.

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 2:38 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks for sending me the email link to change my password so I coiuld sign.

Lois Jordan (62)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 2:42 pm
"You've already signed this petition." Noted. Thanks, Cal.

Jade N. (22)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 2:42 pm

Colleen L. (2)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 3:39 pm
Went and it stated "You've already signed this petition." Thanks Cal

Winnie Adams (217)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 3:52 pm

Dianne D. (488)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 4:09 pm
signed along with other petitions at this site, especially those to ban trapping, stop using gas chambers and stop the keystone pipe line. Tap the tab called Petitions, highlight Environment and go to those petitions.

Susie S. (4)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 4:21 pm

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 4:28 pm
Thanks Cal.

Ann B. (148)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 7:38 pm
noted and signed

Carol H. (229)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 9:16 pm
signed and noted

John B. (194)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 9:19 pm
Thanks Cal for the link to the petition. Signed (# 9,243) and noted.

Christine Stewart (133)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 9:27 pm
# 9,244!

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 6:59 am

James Doeppers (0)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 9:06 am

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 11:28 am
Noted thanks

Sheila D. (28)
Monday February 11, 2013, 10:28 am
Noted and signed. Thanks Cal.

Susanne R. (237)
Monday February 11, 2013, 2:31 pm
Cal, I'm confused! This is the message I received when I attempted to access the petition: "The petition you are trying to access has expired, because it failed to meet the signature threshold. " It appears that others have signed today, so I'll try again later.

Michela m. (4028)
Monday February 11, 2013, 6:20 pm

Charlene Rush (79)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 7:04 pm
Isn't it a shame, that American workers have to plead for safe working conditions?
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