A truck driver, who had been delivering radioactive waste for the
local reactor begins to feel sick after a few years on the job.
He decided to seek compensation for his ailment.
Upon his arrival at the workers' compensation department, he is
interviewed by an assessor . . . .
Assessor: "I see you work with radio-active materials and wish to
Trucker: "Yeah, I feel really sick."
Assessor: "All right then, Does your employer take measures to
protect you from radiation poisoning?"
Trucker: "Yeah, he gives me a lead suit to wear on the job."
Assessor: "And what about the truck cab in which you drive?"
Trucker: "Oh yeah. That's lead lined, all lead lined."
Assessor: "What about the waste itself? Where is that kept?"
Trucker: "Oh, the stuff is held in a lead container, all lead."
Assessor: "Let me see if I've got this straight. You wear a lead suit,
sit in a lead-lined truck cab and the radio-active waste is kept in a
Trucker: "Yeah, that? s right. All lead."
Assessor: "Then I canít see any justification for your claim of radiation poisoning."
Trucker: "I'm not suing for radiation poison. I'm claiming lead poisoning!"
[ Author Unknown -- from 'Buffalos Chips' (buffalos-g-jokes.yahoogroups.com) ]
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