Clerks and Techs at the Boston Police Department called the state Department of Labor Standards (DLS) for an inspection of unhealthy work conditions in their facility.
[caption id="attachment_7014" align="alignright" width="300"]Local 888 Rep Neal O'Brien assisted members at the Boston Police Department with a Department of Labor Standards (DLS) inspection of unhealthy work conditions.[/caption]
Two DLS inspectors came to the BPD for the inspection. With help from Local 888, the inspectors were well informed about the health and safety issues and had an opportunity to speak directly with members. Violations were found on ergonomics, broken desks and pests (bugs and mice).