Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Terminix International
Current Parent Company: 
ServiceMaster Global Holdings
Penalty: 
$300,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
October 12, 2006
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Terminix International pleaded guilty to a criminal charge of assault related to a botched cocoa-bean fumigation that exposed nine employees to the highly toxic pesticide methyl bromide.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New Jersey Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
New Jersey
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Tennessee
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
residential and commercial services
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Parent company note: 
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