Essex

Hospital workers treated after chemical spill in Essex

Two workers from a hospital in Essex are being treated for the effects of a chemical spillage.

The incident happened at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford where they were exposed to acidic chemical fumes following a spillage in a storage area.

Fire crews were called to the incident on Saturday afternoon involving a canister of the citrus fragranced solvent d-Limonene.

Firefighters said the spillage was small and straightforward to deal with.

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