WeWork closes 2300 phone booths over presence of elevated amounts of cancer-causing chemical

USA – Office-sharing company WeWork, that is trying to negotiate a financial lifeline, has revealed that it discovered elevated levels of formaldehyde in some of the phone-booths installed in some of its offices. The company said that the discovery informed the decision to close about 2,300 phone booths at some of its 223 sites in the United States and Canada Although WeWork declined to comment on the cost of testing and replacing the booths, this new problem that may prove costly to a company that is already cash strapped and…

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