NEWS BRIEFS – January 29, 2001 By 01/29/2001|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/23/2001 Guards ill after exposure to TBHamilton — As many as five jail guards at an Ontario correctional facility who were exposed to an inmate with tuberculosis have filed claims with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board after testing positive for the potentially deadly lung disease. The guards’ union, the Ontario Public Service Employees’ Union, is encouraging other guards to also file claims. The guards were not told a female inmate was infected until the day she left the Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre Dec. 15. Inmates are to be tested for TB when they arrive at a correctional facility, according to Ministry of Correctional Services policy. College grads finding work To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.