Dust at Vanterm

There have been reports of dusty conditions at Vanterm. The dust comes from a variety of sources, including rail trucks, yard and adjacent sit es.

The dust HAS NOT been found by HRSDC as exceeding regulatory levels.

The dust will be controlled by sweeping the terminal.

The employer will provide respiratory PPE if you request it.

The Fantuzzi’s should not be operated with their hoods open.

The frequency of sweeping can be adjusted. If you feel the dust is a problem – inform the foremen or superintendant.

In solidarity,
ILWU Local 500 Safety Committee