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DPW Trash Collection Workers Exposed To Toxic Vapor

Date Released: 
Mon, 08/27/2012

DPW Trash Collection Workers Exposed To Toxic Vapor

A Department of Public Works trash collection crew was exposed to a toxic vapor today while working in Northeast Washington.  The three-person crew was decontaminated on the scene by the Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services.  Although, two of the workers were transported to the hospital for additional treatment, the injuries they sustained were not life-threatening.



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