Workers fell ill from chemical leak

Reported by Haydee | 23 Jan, 2013

Photo: SafetyCulture Library A chemical facility based in Villawood has temporarily shut down after several workers fell ill at the site. According to AAP, paramedics were called to the facility after fumes were detected outside the building on Monday morning. A NSW Ambulance spokesman said there were a few people who were treated for dizziness, …

Chemical Leak Affects Workers

Reported by Zoe | 28 Sep, 2012

An east Brisbane oil refinery was evacuated following a reported chemical leak that injured four workers. Emergency crews attended the site near the Port of Brisbane just after 7pm on Tuesday in response to the leak and reports that a vapour cloud hade been released and soon had the situation under control. The details of …

Chemical leak at oil refinery

Reported by Haydee | 09 Apr, 2012

A warning for possible health risks was issued to residents of three Geelong suburbs following a chemical leak at the Shell refinery. The Age reports that the warning was issued at 10pm to residents of Corio, Norlane and North Shore. A spokesman from Shell said that the all-clear was sounded at 2am on Saturday. Around …