June 28th, 2002

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information wants to be free; mis-information wants to be forwarded

From: [safety officer, Brookhaven SC]
Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 8:38 AM
To: &CTR BSC All Users
Cc: &Safety Officer-IRS
Subject: SAFETY ALERT - Mobile Phones and Refueling Don't mix

What's the problem
The Shell Oil Company recently issued a warning about three incidents where Mobile Phones have ignited fumes while being answered or ringing during fueling operations.
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Please share this with employees who do not have access to email, family members and friends to help keep everyone safe.




From: Young Thomas W
Sent: Friday, June 28, 2002 11:42 AM
To: [deleted]
Subject: RE: SAFETY ALERT - Mobile Phones and Refueling Don't mix

Well, this is mostly fiction. Here's a Web site about it, if you're interested.

http://www.truthorfiction.com/rumors/cellgas.htm


I was just composing a parallel response when Tom's email came in. Ah, I love my job...
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