• Arkib Berita
  • 2016
  • TTDI school evacuated after sulfuric acid spills in chemistry lab - New Straits Time Online
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TTDI school evacuated after sulfuric acid spills in chemistry lab - New Straits Time Online

New Straits Times Online, 09 August 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22 students from a secondary school in Taman Tun Dr Ismail here suffered skin irritation after a chemical spill at their school chemistry laboratory this afternoon.

City Fire and Rescue Department assistant director (operations) Azizan Ismail said the department were alerted to the incident at 4.02pm.

"A team of firemen from Sri Hartamas including the hazardous material (Hazmat) team was dispatched.

"The team discovered that a bottle of sulfuric acid had broken and spilled."

Azizan said the staff and students were forced to evacuate the building for cleanup operations.

"We advised the students to consume milk and take a shower. We advised the teachers to ensure that the children were taken to the hospital if their condition worsened."

Cetak Emel