Chemical Disasters

Read: Tabletop Exercise 6: Chemistry Teacher Drops Beaker Containing Mercury

Tabletop Exercise 6: Chemistry Teacher Drops Beaker Containing Mercury

Traces of mercury were found in school hallways and in the homes of students who were in the classroom at the time of the incident.

Read: Tabletop Exercise 2: Worsening Odor Leads to Student Asthma Attack

Tabletop Exercise 2: Worsening Odor Leads to Student Asthma Attack

An unpleasant smell triggers a student’s asthma and causes a teacher’s eyes to water and nose to burn. What would you do?

Read: 2 Chemistry Professors Suspected of Making Meth at Henderson State

2 Chemistry Professors Suspected of Making Meth at Henderson State

The alleged methamphetamine manufacturing scheme was discovered after police received a report of a chemical odor on the Arkansas campus.

Read: FLIR Enhances Griffin G510 Portable Chemical Detection System

FLIR Enhances Griffin G510 Portable Chemical Detection System

The G510 automatically analyzes and compares the sample for a match against one of its multiple built-in libraries, confirms and displays the results.

Read: Former NYC Student Awarded $59M for Being Burned in Chemistry Class

Former NYC Student Awarded $59M for Being Burned in Chemistry Class

The then high school student suffered third-degree burns to more than 30% of his body after a chemistry experiment went wrong in 2014.

Read: Ohio Middle School Closed Due to Radioactive Contamination

Ohio Middle School Closed Due to Radioactive Contamination

Zahn’s Corner Middle School is located near an inoperative nuclear power plant and traces of carcinogenic radioactive chemicals have been found in the air.

Read: HHS Releases 2019-2022 National Health Security Strategy

HHS Releases 2019-2022 National Health Security Strategy

The National Health Security Strategy outlines the top four health security threats facing the U.S. today and HHS’ plan to address these threats.

Read: 2 Dead, 9 Injured in Gas Explosion at Minneapolis School

2 Dead, 9 Injured in Gas Explosion at Minneapolis School

Contractors were working on one of the school’s buildings when the natural gas explosion occurred, causing part of it to collapse.

Fire in Va. High School’s Chemistry Class Injures 6

The fire is believed to be the result of a failed chemistry experiment.

Man Coats Hospital Food in Liquid Mercury

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