EHS Safety News Stars in “Toxic Hot Seat” on HBO!

Here I am watching this new documentary on HBO last night about the recently changed "Tech 117" Bulletin in California about the use of unnecessary cancer causing "flame retardants" in everything from furniture to child car seats to other household products. I had been following the series that the Chicago Tribune had begun about this issue … Continue reading EHS Safety News Stars in “Toxic Hot Seat” on HBO!

Fear Fans Flames of Chemical Fire Retardant Manufacturers

By Patricia Callahan and Sam Roe, Chicago Tribuner Reporters -May 6, 2012 Dr. David Heimbach knows how to tell a story.Before California lawmakers last year, the noted burn surgeon drew gasps from the crowd as he described a 7-week-old baby girl who was burned in a fire started by a candle while she lay on … Continue reading Fear Fans Flames of Chemical Fire Retardant Manufacturers