Tag Archives: exposure

Carbon Monoxide Leaks Results In Evacuations, Sends 5 To Hospital

cnycentral.com A Carbon Monoxide Leak at a hotel in Syracuse, NY resulted in an evacuation Tuesday, sending 5 patients to the hospital for evaluation. SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Carbon monoxide was detected in a Syracuse hotel Tuesday morning that prompted evacuations and sent a few people to the hospital. According to Syracuse Deputy Fire Chief Barry Lasky, who was at the scene, crews ...

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Early Morning Fluorine Gas Leak Prompts Shelter In Place Order, Decontamination Underway

TheInquirer.com   An early morning release of Flourine Gas at an industrial site in Pennsylvania has prompted an evacuation order from emergency officials. A gas leak at a Plumsteadville, Bucks County, plant has prompted officials to tell residents within a half-mile of the facility to shelter in place.  Initial reports indicated the gas was fluorine and that one person required ...

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Haz-Mat Response After Man Exposes Himself to Fentanyl

WKOW Hazmat and Law Enforcement respond to Fentanyl incident after male subject exposes himself to illegal substance.   TOWN OF MADISON (WKOW) — Police and fire personnel responded to an apartment in the town of Madison after a man opened a bag of fentanyl. The Madison Fire Department Hazardous Incident Team responded to the 1900 block of Sherman Avenue Monday afternoon ...

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Fatal Industrial Accident Involving Cryogenics Claims Life Of 3 Workers

CBC Experts in the cryogenic industry say they are waiting for answers from an Occupational Health and Safety investigation into the deaths of three men last week in an industrial accident.   The workers — aged 31, 34 and 52 — were killed Nov. 15 at Millennium Cryogenic Technologies, an oilfield supply company in the Leduc Business Park. Leduc Mayor Bob Young said ...

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Paramedic falls ill after medical call

HMN-Global news reports that a paramedic has fallen ill to the point of hospitalization after a drug exposure on a call.  Currently he is in ICU. A Calgary paramedic has fallen critically ill after being exposed to drugs during a call this past week, according to the Alberta Paramedic Association. In a post on Facebook, the association said Ryan B. ...

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6 hospitalized at Manheim Auto Auction


HMN-Details are limited,  however WHTM reports that a hazmat incident at the Manheim Auto Auction lead to the hospitalization of 6 people. The workers complained of smelling something odd, then exhibited “typical” exposure symptoms including nausea. MANHEIM, Pa. (WHTM) – A hazmat incident at the Manheim Auto Auction left six workers hospitalized Friday. Ambulances and fire trucks swarmed the facility ...

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Firefighter hospitalized after possible Fentanyl exposure


  HMN-A Winnipeg firefighter was hospitalized earlier this week after a possible Fentanyl exposure. CBC news reports that the firefighter exhibited signs of opioid poisoning after a medical run. A Winnipeg firefighter was treated in hospital after being exposed to a substance believed to be fentanyl earlier this week and is still off the job. On Wednesday evening, firefighters responded ...

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Woman exposed to Lead Oxide in California


According to the East Bay Times: SAN JOSE — Firefighters are responding to a hazardous materials incident involving a patient at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, a fire department spokesman said. An air ambulance brought in a woman from Hollister to the hospital at 751 S. Bascom Ave., Fire Capt. Mitch Matlow said. The patient was decontaminated ...

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Multiple students possibly exposed to chemical at Manhattan school

  HMN-Multiple students possibly came in contact with Copper Sulfate.  The incident took place just before noon Thursday according to CBS New York. NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – More than two dozen people were decontaminated after possible exposure to hazardous materials at an Inwood school Thursday. There was concern several students were exposed to copper sulfate at the Northeastern Academy school ...

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