June 28, 2011
“A large number of workers have been falling victim to cancer, strokes and heart disease.”
“The Department, rather than acting on it, or explaining its position seems to have just dismissed. I don’t think that’s the way most other agencies would have acted in a similar situation if they were confronted with that question.”
“TSA Boston’s growing number of TSOs working here that have thus far been diagnosed with cancer.”
“We don’t think the agency is sharing enough information,” said Milly Rodriguez, occupational health and safety specialist at the American Federation of Government Employees, the union that represents TSA workers.
“There really is no other technology around where we’re planning to X-ray such an enormous number of individuals. It’s really unprecedented in the radiation world,” said Brenner.
Pregnant women and children should not be subject to scanning, according to the report, adding that governments should consider “other techniques to achieve the same end without the use of ionizing radiation.”
“There is still no rigorous, hard, data for the safety of x-ray airport passenger scanners.”
Paul Joseph Watson is the editor and writer for Prison Planet.com. He is the author of Order out Of Chaos. Watson is also a regular fill-in host for The Alex Jones Show.