chemical spill

chemical spill

The inadvertent release of a liquid chemical regarded as hazardous to human health, irrespective of the volume or place of release—indoors or environmental—which, in a workplace, is identified with hazardous materials labels.

chemical spill

Public health An inadvertent release of a liquid chemical regarded as hazardous to human health which in a workplace is identified with hazardous materials labels. See Material Safety Data Sheets.
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The lawsuit relates to an April 2016 chemical spill that occurred at an FPG steel mill in Ha Tinh, Vietnam.
[USA], Apr 26 (ANI): A leak in a trailer carrying hazardous chemicals created a massive chemical spill in Beach Park, Illinois, on Thursday, sending 37 people to the hospital, including seven in critical condition, authorities said.
8) due to the chemical spill that happened over the weekend.
Chemical spill disrupts classes at Manila university !-- -- Marc Jayson Cayabyab (The Philippine Star) - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines A 20-foot shipping container van that held 20 tons of chemicals spilled along Legarda Avenue yesterday, disrupting classes at the Arellano University in Manila after students and employees feared it might explode.
Classes are suspended in Arellano University in Manila due to a chemical spill in front of the university entrance gate on Saturday morning.
"A major chemical spill is a rare occurrence, yet, we receive many calls from many areas on minor incidents, so this calls for readiness and hence we make no compromise on training.
Pictures: ANDREW TEEBAY HOMES were evacuated and a major emergency services response was triggered, after a chemical spill in Ellesmere Port.
semitrailer truck rear-ended a pickup truck March 7, causing the chemical spill. Commuters encountered delays and detours to accommodate the cleanup.
A chemical spill in Strathblane forced a main road to close for several hours last week.
A reported hazardous materials team incident Friday evening at the University of Oregon turned out to be a minor chemical spill that exposed two people to a mild irritant, according to Kelly McIver, a public information officer with the University of Oregon Police Department.