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Toxic Work Places
Feb 24 2005 | Gerry Duffett

Posted on 02/24/2005 11:08:19 AM PST by gerryduffett

Edited on 02/24/2005 11:27:54 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

Jan 11 2005

To Whom It May Concern.

Wow what an experience. I was employed at Gal Power Systems in Mississiauga to work on diesel generator systems. I was working on a pair of 16 v 92 Detroit diesel generator sets at 4160 volt at a facility called the South West Regional Center in Chatham Ontario. I was requested by the project manager Moe Gallick of the Ontario Realty Corporation to supply and install some fuel system components at an Ontario Provincial Police transmitter tower close by. When I went there to do the work I saw that this was an old abandoned site no longer in use. I was let into the building and began work. As I was working I noticed the building had a an unusual amount of rat poison or toxic chemicals distributed inside the building. No breathing equipment or protective clothing were supplied by either my employer Gal Power Systems , The Ontario Realty Corporation or the Ontario Provincial Police. Mr Gallick did not spend very much time in the building. I completed the work. Shortly after this I had to seek medical attention within the Ministry of Health and was off work for close to a year. This was a deliberate act. I almost died. This act of incompetence was the end of a series of poisonings that started a couple of years earlier when I was working at Harper Detroit Diesel on a project at Mississauga Hydro , probably continued when I was hired by Thomson Technology in British Columbia and almost ended in my death at Gal Power Systems. Talk about bad politics or a toxic work place. That's kind of the ultimate. Some people say there is no corruption here in Canada. The harrasment to date in my work place is unbelievable and intolerable with off colour and snide comments about my mental health. There is much more to the story.

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1 posted on 02/24/2005 11:08:21 AM PST by gerryduffett
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To: gerryduffett

It must suck
to be a Canuck.


2 posted on 02/24/2005 11:10:23 AM PST by Blzbba (Don't hate the player - hate the game!)
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To: gerryduffett

First day on and a vanity...Shame


3 posted on 02/24/2005 11:11:35 AM PST by traderrob6 (http://www.exposingtheleft.blogspot.com)
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To: gerryduffett; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Old Sarge; SandyInSeattle; ...

What a pity.
Do you like Kitty?


4 posted on 02/24/2005 11:13:09 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (Am Yisrael Chai!)
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To: gerryduffett
Are you sure you weren't exposed to Kryptonite?
5 posted on 02/24/2005 11:14:29 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Drug prohibition laws help fund terrorism.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

We've got a troll
He's on a roll...


6 posted on 02/24/2005 11:14:48 AM PST by Malacoda (MUCK FUSLIMS)
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To: gerryduffett; aculeus; general_re; BlueLancer; Poohbah; mhking; Constitution Day; ...
The harrasment to date in my work place is unbelievable and intolerable with off colour and snide comments about my mental health.

Surely not!

7 posted on 02/24/2005 11:15:10 AM PST by dighton
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To: gerryduffett


Gerry -- not that no one cares, but this is not the purpose of this forum.


8 posted on 02/24/2005 11:15:46 AM PST by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitor)
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To: dighton

He's absolutely serious, and don't call him Shirley


9 posted on 02/24/2005 11:16:11 AM PST by traderrob6 (http://www.exposingtheleft.blogspot.com)
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To: traderrob6

I'm almost tempted to ask why the government of Quebec would be so interested in poisoning a generator mechanic.


10 posted on 02/24/2005 11:16:18 AM PST by Little Pig (Is it time for "Cowboys and Muslims" yet?)
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To: gerryduffett

Wow. Left address and pager number.....hmmmm...


11 posted on 02/24/2005 11:16:22 AM PST by borntobeagle
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To: Blzbba

There are quite a number of people trying to claim that just about any place they have ever worked harmed them in some way. Most of the people eventually find a shyster who will work for an hourly rate plus one-third of anything recovered in damages. Most of the filings cannot, or at least do not, identify a specific causitive factor. The filings list just about every possible cause as a result of the perceived malady. The shyster only stops either when the pigeon runs out of cash to pay the hourly fees or the entity being sued decides it will cost less to offer a settlement rather than continue to pay legal fees to respond to the filings. Rarely do these cases go to trial -- at least in the United States -- because Daubert requires hard scientific evidence rather than speculation. The only ones getting rich are the shysters!


12 posted on 02/24/2005 11:17:05 AM PST by MIchaelTArchangel
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To: gerryduffett

I just put a pancake on my head, I can't believe the hugh series mess you have found yourself in. Hurry before the mooses move your cheese!


13 posted on 02/24/2005 11:17:20 AM PST by CSM ("I just started shooting," said Gloria Doster, 56. "I was trying to blow his brains out ....")
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To: gerryduffett

young gerry duffet
sat on a truffet
whining about his plight
when along came a kitty
oh my that's a pity
and zotted him into the night.


14 posted on 02/24/2005 11:21:08 AM PST by tx_eggman (You guys are .... checker players in the chess game of life.)
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To: Malacoda

More likely than not,
He'll get a ZOT...


15 posted on 02/24/2005 11:21:18 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (Am Yisrael Chai!)
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To: dighton

Heavens to Murgatroyd!


16 posted on 02/24/2005 11:21:22 AM PST by Constitution Day
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To: gerryduffett
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I'm Gerry Diffett and I aprove this message!

17 posted on 02/24/2005 11:21:42 AM PST by MarineBrat ("God is dead"- Nietzsche,1886. "Nietzsche is dead"- God,1901)
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To: gerryduffett

We don't believe you.


18 posted on 02/24/2005 11:22:10 AM PST by Lazamataz (Proudly Posting Without Reading the Article Since 1999!)
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To: MEG33; dubyaismypresident; 4mycountry; Pan_Yans Wife; Charlie OK; E Rocc; dirtboy; Alas Babylon!; ..

Here kitty, kitty......


19 posted on 02/24/2005 11:23:14 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 ("I hate the Republicans and everything they stand for," - Howard Dean 01/29/2005)
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To: gerryduffett

Wearing a tin-foil hat will protect you from bad politics and 'toxins'.....


20 posted on 02/24/2005 11:23:33 AM PST by Cogadh na Sith (What God hath made, no man can kill it out.)
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To: gerryduffett; MeekOneGOP; Blurblogger

So sorry to hear about your, ahem, problem. Perhaps some tinfoil (or medication) could help you. Welcome to Free Republic.

21 posted on 02/24/2005 11:24:46 AM PST by PilloryHillary (Welcome to America...now speak English)
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To: gerryduffett
Here are the results from your CAT scan:


22 posted on 02/24/2005 11:24:53 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (Am Yisrael Chai!)
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To: traderrob6
He's absolutely serious, and don't call him Shirley

Snort!

For some of us -- me, anyhow -- it didn't immediately click that the actor's name was Leslie.

23 posted on 02/24/2005 11:25:03 AM PST by dighton
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To: gerryduffett

OK.
Thank you for sharing.


24 posted on 02/24/2005 11:26:31 AM PST by najida (The older I get, the more I hate gravity.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Yup.. Newbie pulled a two-fer vanities as first day posts.

Health and Safety

25 posted on 02/24/2005 11:26:44 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 ("I hate the Republicans and everything they stand for," - Howard Dean 01/29/2005)
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To: dighton
Interesting link here.
26 posted on 02/24/2005 11:27:15 AM PST by evets (God bless president George W. Bush)
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To: gerryduffett
"my work place is unbelievable and intolerable with off colour and snide comments about my mental health."


Message for you!

Click above for your own personal message!!

Image by grannie9

/ joke.
Who says being crazy is a bad thing?

27 posted on 02/24/2005 11:29:08 AM PST by Darksheare (Whoever this "General Chat" is, I'll kick him in his shins when I find him.)
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To: gerryduffett
No breathing equipment or protective clothing were supplied by either my employer Gal Power Systems

You should have got the required safety equipment on your own.

28 posted on 02/24/2005 11:29:19 AM PST by demlosers
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To: Malacoda

Please replace your tagline. Thank you.


29 posted on 02/24/2005 11:30:09 AM PST by Admin Moderator
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To: gerryduffett

You're all over the net!


30 posted on 02/24/2005 11:31:07 AM PST by demlosers
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To: dighton

LOL yea....Leslie, never thought of that


31 posted on 02/24/2005 11:31:50 AM PST by traderrob6 (http://www.exposingtheleft.blogspot.com)
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To: Arrowhead1952

Re your link: I may have been too harsh on Gerry. Apparently he's an Eric Margolis fan - that's a pretty conclusive sign of brain damage.


32 posted on 02/24/2005 11:32:12 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (Am Yisrael Chai!)
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To: dighton
The harrasment to date in my work place is unbelievable and intolerable with off colour and snide comments about my mental health.

I can't believe people would be so rude and insensitive to a *&#!%$# loon.

33 posted on 02/24/2005 11:34:20 AM PST by Coop (In memory of a true hero - Pat Tillman)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Eric Margolis??????

Never heard of him.....

Must be some rapper or such....


35 posted on 02/24/2005 11:35:16 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 ("I hate the Republicans and everything they stand for," - Howard Dean 01/29/2005)
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To: gerryduffett
"I had to seek medical attention within the Ministry of Health"

There's your problem. When I seek medical attention, I go to a doctor, not a bureaucracy.

36 posted on 02/24/2005 11:36:00 AM PST by JustRight
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To: gerryduffett; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Old Sarge; SandyInSeattle; ...
Come one, come all! This thread is looking FUN!

[Apologies to those I've double-pinged.]
---
This-Is-Not-A-Ping-List ping!

[Freepmail me to get on or off this Not-A-Ping-List.]

37 posted on 02/24/2005 11:36:30 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (Am Yisrael Chai!)
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To: gerryduffett
There is much more to the story.

Wake me when you're finished telling us.

38 posted on 02/24/2005 11:36:37 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim (This ain't no party, this ain't no disco, this ain't no fooling around.....)
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To: gerryduffett
The harrasment to date in my work place is unbelievable and intolerable

Not to mention the harrassment you're about to undergo for your bad grammar and lack of proper punctuation and paragraphs!!!

39 posted on 02/24/2005 11:37:27 AM PST by Bush_Democrat (Ex-Democrat since 2001)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

LOL!! That's hilarious! I've been waiting for this thread all day...


40 posted on 02/24/2005 11:38:49 AM PST by Lee Heggy ("In Missouri we don't call them "Guerrillas")
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To: demlosers
Holy Wah!

We've been duffetted!

41 posted on 02/24/2005 11:39:31 AM PST by an amused spectator (your property: guilty until proven innocent)
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To: Arrowhead1952

Eric Margolis: American-hating paleocon. Think Pat Buchanan's MEAN brother.


42 posted on 02/24/2005 11:39:45 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (Am Yisrael Chai!)
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To: PilloryHillary; MeekOneGOP; Slings and Arrows

43 posted on 02/24/2005 11:39:50 AM PST by The Spirit Of Allegiance (ATTN. MARXIST RED MSM: I RESENT your "RED STATE" switcheroo using our ELECTORAL MAP as PROPAGANDA!)
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To: Coop; Poohbah; Constitution Day
If you are calling the author of Toxic Work Places a looney, I shall have to ask you to step outside!

;-)

44 posted on 02/24/2005 11:41:30 AM PST by dighton
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To: an amused spectator
We've been duffetted!

He could have at least bought us dinner and a show first.

45 posted on 02/24/2005 11:42:31 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (Am Yisrael Chai!)
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To: Blurblogger

46 posted on 02/24/2005 11:43:55 AM PST by The Spirit Of Allegiance (ATTN. MARXIST RED MSM: I RESENT your "RED STATE" switcheroo using our ELECTORAL MAP as PROPAGANDA!)
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To: dighton

If it'd been a 16 V 149 he would have avoided all the trouble.


47 posted on 02/24/2005 11:44:03 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Blurblogger

See? See? There's the mind-control rays! AH TOLE YOUSE AHM SANE! YEARRRRRGH!


48 posted on 02/24/2005 11:45:44 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (Am Yisrael Chai!)
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LOL!

I feel so cheap...

49 posted on 02/24/2005 11:46:32 AM PST by an amused spectator (your property: guilty until proven innocent)
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To: an amused spectator

Never take off your tinfoil hat on the first date.


50 posted on 02/24/2005 11:47:52 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (Am Yisrael Chai!)
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