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Feb 28

5 workers suffer chemical burns from chemical spill in Tuas

Filed under Asia News, Southeast Asia

workers-suffer-chemical-burns-from-chemical-spill-in-tuasFive workers suffered chemical burns when a chemical spill took place at their worksite in Tuas on Friday.

The workers were conducting equipment maintenance works when the incident took place.

The Civil Defence Hazardous Materials team de—contaminated the workers before they were sent to the National University Hospital for treatment.

The workplace was then cleared of the fumes using absorbents and water.

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