A contractor in Leawood, Kansas, who rehabilitates the Firestone, Shankman and Michaelson buildings in Kansas City's Troost Commercial District continues to expose his workers to asbestos and other hazards in the workplace, a federal safety and health investigation found on June 29, 2021.  The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Compass Resources LLC for failing to comply with federal requirements for respiratory protection, providing drinking water and sanitation facilities, and removing damaged power cables.
OSHA issued a repeated violation and eight serious violations 22 $ in penalties. The agency also issued a warning letter for asbestos and heat stress exposure.
Inspections conducted in November 201