W5: Nearly two decades after working at a pulp mill, workers complain their health was compromised

” ‘Workers were poisoned by chemicals. That’s clear,’ Dr. Kerin says. ‘The science supports that opinion and the symptoms and signs that we found and those workers further substantiated it.’

Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) did not agree. Even though it acknowledges a cohort exposure problem on its website, and compensated more than 200 people for issues like exposure, respiratory disease, and toxic effects, it ultimately rejected the CTE diagnosis.”

Article: Nearly two decades after working at a pulp mill, workers complain their health was compromised
Author: Molly Thomas
Date: October 15, 2021