Tag Archives: Poison

Anonymous call leads to discovery of poison in storage unit

HMN-According to CBS Boston, an anonymous phone call lead to the discovery of potassium cyanide in an area storage unit. RANDOLPH (CBS) — An anonymous caller led Randolph Fire Department and a hazmat team to a storage faculty for a box labeled “poison.” The box contained poisonous potassium cyanide, officials confirmed Tuesday evening. The chemical is dangerous and can be ...

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Decon crews called to hospital after poison exposure scare

  HMN-HazMat crews were called to Westmead Hospital in South Wales, Australia to help decontaminate patients after a poison exposure.  According to the Daily Telegraph, 6 patients required decontamination after being possibly exposed at an area oil refinery.   SERVICES have resumed as normal at Westmead Hospital after a hazmat operation shut down the ambulance bay on Friday afternoon. Six ...

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