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Hemet Valley Medical Center is ready for any emergency

 

Last updated 11/2/2017 at Noon



Recently maintenance workers in a Hemet technology firm were working to repair a high-pressure line carrying a toxic chemical called “Black Liquor” when it exploded.

The heated liquid used as an adhesive and cleaning agent, spewed over the maintenance workers and created a gas that spread through the facility, affecting other employees. The liquid burned and irritated the employees’ skin and eyes.

Safety officers at the plant called Hemet Valley Medical Center and said 32 of their employees were en route and would need to be decontaminated.

Even though it was only minutes before th...



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