TITLE

Mold means it's curtains for House upholstery shop,for now

AUTHOR(S)
Marcum, Karissa
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Hill;9/6/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 101, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the closure of the House upholstery shop in the U.S. after a neglected water leak spawned growth of toxic black mold. According to Chief Administrative Officer Daniel Beard, who decided to close the shop, he will not compromise when it comes to the safety and health of workforce.
ACCESSION #
26752272

 

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