Torrington, CT (June 24, 2019) – On Monday, June 24, emergency crews were called to the scene of a business accident at 45 Water Street just before 3 p.m.
According to reports, a male worker at the location fell ill after opening a safe at the location. Fire Officials determined a vail of Chloropicrin, which was inside the safe, broke as the man was handling business.
The exposure to the chemical resulted in a HAZMAT crew reporting to the business. Numerous businesses and apartments in the area were evacuated as crews worked to clear the vapors from the area.
The injured man was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the man injured in this incident.
Workplace Accidents In Connecticut
Millions of workers report to their place of employment daily. These individuals count on having a safe and productive environment in which they can earn a living. Unfortunately, there are many instances where harmful substances are left on sight, causing injuries to those around. When victims are injured at work due to the negligent acts of others, it is crucial that they contact a personal injury attorney in Connecticut as soon as possible.
The Law Offices of Paul Levin's skilled injury accident attorneys in Connecticut work diligently to ensure those harmed get the justice and compensation they deserve. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping those harmed get the maximum amount of compensation available to cover their medical expenses, lost wages, and other financial burdens incurred from their accidents. If you were injured on the job, contact our Connecticut workplace accident attorneys at (860) 322-5302 to explore legal options available for you.
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Disclaimer: As active members in our local and statewide communities, we are saddened by these accidents and our hearts go out to the friends, family, and victims affected by them. Our intent in these posts is to raise awareness in our community of the dangers involved in these activities and to hopefully prevent future injuries. This information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should always speak with an experienced legal professional about your case.