2 The following is a copy of the article 'Death in the Plastics industry' which was first published in Radical Science Journal Vol 4, then in the collected work 'Radical Science Essays' (Ed Les Levidov)
The revelation that vinyl chloride, used to make PVC, caused cancer was one of the biggest shocks in the world of occupational health. This is how BSSRS saw it:
1. Hear how Charlie addressed BP Baglan workers about the hazards of vinyl chloride. At the foot of this page, click 'download arrow' to save and then play the mp3 files.. These have been made from transcribing an old fashioned tape recording, recently discovered, that was made during the production of a BBC Open Door programme. BSSRS was given the facilities to produce a 45 minute programme, one third of which was devoted to the vinyl choride affair.