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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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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.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Criminal
Disposition
Pending
Date of Indictment
9/11/2019
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
General Electric $0
Further Information Released
Indictment 9/11/2019

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