. Hydrochloric Acid Spill Sends 23 St. Catharines Factory Workers To Hospital « JO LEE MAGAZINE

CHCH – Niagara Health says approximately 22 people are expected to require treatment following a chemical spill in St. Catharines Tuesday morning. St. Catharines Fire Chief Dave Upper says crews responded to THK Rhythm Automotive Canada Ltd. shortly after 10:30 a.m. for reports of a workplace incident.

Upper says a third-party contractor accidently hit a valve open, spilling five litres of hydrochloric acid. Multiple staff members were exposed to the liquid chemical as it vaporized in a large, open space…

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