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Steve Smith

Region: Coastal Plain

Topics: Safety, Health, Chemicals, Industry


Mr. Smith is president of Local 4-367, within the Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemical & Energy Workers International Union (merged with the United Steel Workers in 2005), and works as an instrument technician at the Shell Chemicals Company near Pasadena, Texas. He has worked on the union/management Health and Safety Committee since 1985, and has served as its president since 1987. In that role, he has worked to make Shell and other local refineries and petrochemical plants safer for workers and neighbors, whether from the immediate dangers of upsets, explosions and fires, or from the more long-term risks of low-level toxic chemical exposures.

Interviewed

October 15, 1999
Pasadena, Texas
Reels 2064 and 2065

 
Please see a brief Real Media video excerpt from our interview with Mr. Smith.

Please see the video (reel 2064 and 2065) or the  transcript of Mr. Smith's full interview. 

 

 

 
 

 
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