Fearful of provoking further public resistance to naked airport physique scanners, the TSA has been caught covering up a surge in instances of TSA workers creating most cancers as a end result of their close proximity to radiation-firing gadgets, possibly the most surprising revelation to arise from the newest FOIA paperwork acquired by the Digital Privateness Data Center.
Following Union representatives in Boston discovered a “cancer cluster” amongst TSA workers linked with radiation from the human body scanners, the TSA sought to downplay the matter and refused to situation employees with dosimeters to measure ranges of publicity.
The paperwork show how, “A huge quantity of staff have been falling sufferer to most cancers, strokes and coronary heart disease.”
“The Department, fairly than acting on it, or explaining its position seems to have just dismissed. I don’t believe that’s the way most other organizations would have acted in a related circumstance if they ended up confronted with that query,” EPIC’s Marc Rotenberg said.