Chemical spill fine sticks


A glue manufacturing company in Thomastown has been convicted and fined $90,000 after an investigation found there was no operational vapour system in place to deal with a chemical leak.

The incident happened in June 2007 when a highly flammable and corrosive chemical escaped from a tank exposing workers to the risk of dangerous chemical inhalation.

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