Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)
Baker Hughes Alaska Chemical Exposure
An Alaskan grand jury indicted General Electric subsidiary Baker Hughes, two subsidiaries, and an employee on 25 assault counts stemming from a toxic chemical exposure at a construction site between March and May 2014. Baker Hughes Inc., Baker Petrolite Corporation, Baker Hughes Oilfield Services Inc., and John Clyde Willis were charged for allegedly failing to provide safety information regarding the chemicals used on site and failing to respond to repeated complaints by workers about the chemical exposures during the construction of a chemical transfer facility in Kenai. Five workers suffered serious injuries as a result.
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