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A battle with Silicosis has a former Labrador City resident speaking out

A former Resident of Labrador City wants to send a strong message to young workers in the mining industry. Claire Murphy’s message is simple….educate and protect yourself against industrial disease. Murphy knows all too well about the health affects of being exposed to iron ore dust. Her husband, Frank, was an electrician at IOC for thirty four years. He finished work in 1999….but the couple’s plans for a leisurely retirement were cut short when Frank’s health took a turn for the worse. Reporter Jeremy Eaton picks up the story with Claire Murphy when she was back in Labrador City for a visit

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