US oil spill clean-up boats recalled after crews fall ill

“We’re not unaccustomed to working through hard times, even when we’re sick. A lot of guys are out there, getting sick, but they were working through it because — how else are we supposed to live?” Barisich said.”I warned them. I said this was dangerous and would sicken us. I asked them for respirators, gloves, plastic sleeves, and we’re only getting them now from volunteer groups, not from BP.”