Navigation Links
American Red Cross Charged With Bio-Hazardous Waste Dumping
Date:7/20/2009

Teamsters File Charges Against American Red Cross for Dumping Biomedical Waste into Open Refuse Dumpsters

ST. LOUIS, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union filed a complaint with the Environmental Investigations Division of the City of St. Louis today charging American Red Cross with dumping biomedical waste into the regular trash stream.

The complaint was filed after red biohazard bags were found in open garbage dumpsters outside of the Red Cross Blood Services Division Headquarters in St. Louis filled with trash headed for landfills.

"We have an obligation to make sure our employers are responsible stewards of the environment and are not engaging in practices that violate health or environmental regulations," said James P. Hoffa, Teamsters General President. "We believe that the American Red Cross also has a responsibility to the community to ensure that it is not endangering the public's health or violating the letter or spirit of state or federal environmental laws.

"Frontline Red Cross blood drive workers in the Missouri-Illinois Region have been fighting for a contract since October that respects employees, protects donors and keeps the blood supply safe," said Gary Cossarini, President of Teamsters Local 682 in St. Louis, Missouri. "This is just another sign that Red Cross Blood Services cares more about profits than keeping the public, donors and the blood supply safe."

Founded in 1903, the Teamsters Union represents more than 1.4 million hardworking men and women in the United States and Canada.


'/>"/>
SOURCE International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Many Older Americans Have Active Sex Lives
2. Despite grumbling, most Americans say they are happy at work
3. Record Number of Americans Lack Health Insurance
4. Longaberger Expands Horizon of Hope Campaign to Build Support for American Cancer Societys Breast Cancer Initiatives
5. AUDIO from Medialink and Pfizer: Number of Uninsured Americans Grows to 47 Million
6. New Survey Shows Americans are Still Concerned About Food Safety, Yet Still Not Smart About What They Like to Eat
7. Novo Nordisk Appoints New Leader of North American Business
8. Amid Improving Life Expectancy Rates, Risk of Premature Death is Still Significant for Americans, New Study Shows
9. Primary biliary cirrhosis more severe in African-American and Hispanic patients
10. AOA President Calls on Congress to Reauthorize SCHIP and Take Action to Ensure Health Care Coverage for All Americans
11. American Chemical Societys Weekly Presspac -- Sept. 5, 2007
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/19/2014)... protein complexes are notoriously difficult to study with X-ray ... if not impossible, to crystallize, but also because their ... is that when a structure can be obtained it ... mosaic-like spread of protein domains that sometimes create more ... Acta Cryst . D70, 2241-2255; doi: 10.1107/S1399004714016496 ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 ... Grande presale tickets for her 2015 “Honeymoon” Tour. ... promo code ARIANA-2015 for additional savings at the checkout. , ... Kansas City, MO (Independence Event Center) , Feb. 28, 2015: ... Saint Paul, MN (Xcel Energy Center) , March 03, 2015: ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 ... agents, an integral part of the medical imaging market, ... organs. Effervescent technology developments over the past three decades ... medical diagnostics. From barium and iodine based agents used ... as gold nanoparticles and radiopharmaceuticals, imaging agents have witnessed ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... TN (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 ... has been named a finalist for the 2014 ... founder and president Tammy Hawes has been selected ... the Year. The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce ... these awards to recognize the accomplishments of companies ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... The results of the QUT Centre for Accident Research ... presented at the Occupational Safety in Transport Conference (OSIT) ... finishes today. , Dr Ross Blackman, a CARRS-Q road ... at risk when reduced speed limits and related traffic ... "It,s seen as crying wolf. If people are asked ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:A refined approach to proteins at low resolution 2Health News:A refined approach to proteins at low resolution 3Health News:Ariana Grande Tickets in Miami, Philadelphia, Chicago, Saint Paul, Fairfax, Uncasville, Orlando, San Jose, New York, Detroit, San Antonio, Pittsburgh, Atlanta & Dallas 2Health News:Ariana Grande Tickets in Miami, Philadelphia, Chicago, Saint Paul, Fairfax, Uncasville, Orlando, San Jose, New York, Detroit, San Antonio, Pittsburgh, Atlanta & Dallas 3Health News:Ariana Grande Tickets in Miami, Philadelphia, Chicago, Saint Paul, Fairfax, Uncasville, Orlando, San Jose, New York, Detroit, San Antonio, Pittsburgh, Atlanta & Dallas 4Health News:New Clinical Applications and Advanced Imaging Capabilities Drive Growth in the Imaging Agents Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 2Health News:New Clinical Applications and Advanced Imaging Capabilities Drive Growth in the Imaging Agents Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 3Health News:New Clinical Applications and Advanced Imaging Capabilities Drive Growth in the Imaging Agents Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 4Health News:Virsys12 and Founder Tammy Hawes Each Named 2014 NEXT Awards Finalists 2Health News:Virsys12 and Founder Tammy Hawes Each Named 2014 NEXT Awards Finalists 3Health News:Don't cry wolf: Drivers fed up with slowing down at inactive roadwork sites 2
... Panel of Dental Experts to Advance the , ... N.J., April 22 Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTC ... injection technologies, today announced that the Company will ... Local Anesthetic Delivery (C-CLAD) in Amelia Island, Florida. ...
... 22 Each year on the first Saturday in ... and promoted by the Pilates Method Alliance(R) (PMA(R)), ... celebrated via a network of varied, innovative, and high ... The Pilates Day mission is to foster ...
... April 22 SCAN Health Plan of Arizona announced ... to provide health tips and healthy lifestyle information to ... health plan,s ongoing commitment to improving the lives of ... the program is an ongoing series of 30-second health ...
... more greenhouse gases, researchers say , , WEDNESDAY, April 22 ... protect your health. It also may help fight ... Hygiene & Tropical Medicine say that because food production ... population, such as in Vietnam, consumes about 20 percent ...
... approaches to sex educationUNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., April 22 ... for Disease Control reports that teen pregnancy rose for ... rates appear to be rising at a slower pace ... 2007 has health officials calling for increased diligence in ...
... Supplier of the Year by UHC and Novation for ... Consortium (UHC) and Novation, the healthcare industry,s leading contracting ... Incorporated (NYSE: OMX ), a ... 2009 recipient of UHC Service Excellence Supplier Award most ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Milestone Scientific Hosts Second Annual Symposium on Computer-Controlled Local Anesthetic Delivery (C-CLAD) 2Health News:Milestone Scientific Hosts Second Annual Symposium on Computer-Controlled Local Anesthetic Delivery (C-CLAD) 3Health News:Pilates Day(R) Saturday May 2, 2009 2Health News:SCAN Health Plan Partners With Local Station ABC 15 to Provide Healthy Living Tips and Resources to Area Seniors 2Health News:Staying Slim Is Good for the Environment 2Health News:Penn State Conference to Address Rising Teen Pregnancy Rates 2Health News:OfficeMax Named the 2009 Recipient of The UHC Service Excellence Supplier Award 2Health News:OfficeMax Named the 2009 Recipient of The UHC Service Excellence Supplier Award 3
(Date:9/19/2014)...  BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC ), a ... XIAFLEX ® in the U.S. and XIAPEX ® ... Wegman , will present a corporate overview at the 21 ... The presentation will take place on Friday, ... Broadway Hotel in New York, NY . ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... September 19, 2014 Aufgrund ... den äußerst erfolgreichen Serialisierungs-Countdown-Kalender aktualisiert, der jetzt auch ... PDF, verfügbar unter pharmaserialisation.com , zeigt die ... jeweils in Kraft treten. Für international ... länger um das "ob", sondern darum, "wann" sie ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... VIENNA , Sept. 19, 2014 ... positive interim clinical data for its lead candidate ITCA ... diabetes patients with high baseline HbA1c levels at the ... for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). Data from the ... reduced levels of blood sugar in patients with poorly ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. to Present at the 21st Annual BioCentury NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference 2Pharma IQ stellt weltweite Serialisierungsfristen in seinen Countdown-Kalender 2014 - 2018 2Intarcia Announces Presentation of Phase 3 Data at EASD Showing ITCA 650 Markedly Reduces Blood Sugar In Patients With Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes 2Intarcia Announces Presentation of Phase 3 Data at EASD Showing ITCA 650 Markedly Reduces Blood Sugar In Patients With Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes 3Intarcia Announces Presentation of Phase 3 Data at EASD Showing ITCA 650 Markedly Reduces Blood Sugar In Patients With Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes 4
... and Staff Will Focus on Advances in ... and Treatment of Lung Cancer in Women, SEATTLE, Sept. ... the Society for Women,s Health,Research, the Lung Cancer Alliance and ... Matters to Research," on,Capitol Hill to discuss advances in the ...
... Arena Pharmaceuticals,Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA ) announced today that ... clinical development and discovery,programs at four upcoming investor conferences: ... Presentation: Monday, September 17, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific ... the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Supports Panel Discussion on Women and Lung Cancer on Capitol Hill 2Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Supports Panel Discussion on Women and Lung Cancer on Capitol Hill 3Arena Pharmaceuticals to Present at Four Upcoming Investor Conferences 2Arena Pharmaceuticals to Present at Four Upcoming Investor Conferences 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: