Tag Archives: cyanide

Reported cyanide spill on Pittsburgh campus


HMN-A reported “Cyanide-derived material” spill at the University of Pittsburgh Chevron Science Center brings HAZMAT units to the campus. WTAE/AP reports that three students have checked out ok after the incident. PITTSBURGH — Three students have been checked out by paramedics and deemed OK after a “cyanide-derived compound” spilled at the University of Pittsburgh’s Chevron Science Center. University spokesman Joe ...

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Hazmat ‘Chemical Contamination Incident’ Reported at Waterbury, CT Hospital

HMN- Waterbury, Connecticut. One person is dead after a hazmat incident that occurred Friday. Emergency personnel and Hazmat crews were called to Waterbury Hospital Friday following a report of “chemical contamination incident,” reports Fox61 News. A patient who suffered cardiac arrest was brought into the ER from American Electroplating in Waterbury, and he had a bag marked sodium cyanide in his ...

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Hazmat situation declared on Rockmount Road – Chem Suicide

Source: Wicked Local By James Sanna, jsanna@wickedlocal.com Posted Sep. 4, 2015 at 6:09 PM Updated Sep 4, 2015 at 6:55 PM ARLINGTON An apparent suicide by cyanide sparked a large emergency response to the intersection of Rockmont Road and Richfield Road near Arlington High School in Arlington’s Morningside Heights neighborhood. Around 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 4, Arlington police and ...

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