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Chemical Incident in a London Pub

America’s friends over the water in London recently experienced their own chemical incident. The incident took place in a pub of all places, and there were many people involved. The Devon paper reported that “Seven police officers have been taken to hospital and more than 60 people evacuated following concerns about a possible chemical leak near Oxford University.”

In a stroke of luck, officers were nearby when the incident took place. The local police issued this statement “Officers were conducting a routine arrest at a property in Elizabeth Jennings Way, Oxford, this morning at 5.16am. Street in Oxford evacuated over suspected chemical hazard.”

“We were made aware by the occupants of a potential chemical hazard and precautions were taken as a result. The property is safe. Officers are attending and continue with their search and investigation and it is hoped that residents will be allowed to return during the course of the day.” One of the most important statements issued, “The incident is not being treated as terrorism-related.”

Anxiety is high through the modern world. Gun violence, acts of terrorism and other incidents have placed a sense of unease on everyone. Business owners, manufacturers, and any institution that handles chemicals (not excluding pubs) should do their best in order to ensure that citizens can rest easy.

If you’re reading this as the owner of a business, perhaps take a look at U.S. HAZMAT’s chemical storage lockers. These lockers can be used in any situation chemicals are involved in. U.S. HAZMAT has trained consultation professionals on board, so there is no need to consult with outside experts. A preview of one possible chemical storage options is listed below.

Small Explosive Magazine Storage Cabinet by US Hazmat Rentals

Features of our Small Explosive Storage Magazines include:

  • 18 Gauge Steel Exterior
  • 1/2″ Plywood or Hardwood Interior
  • 2 Hasps and Hoods

Our explosive storage magazines are built with non-sparking wooden interiors for the highest safety in explosive storage. Our 18 gauge steel exterior is designed for maximum safety protection; it is made from only the finest steel. The use of 2 hasps provides additional security for your explosive goods. Use our small explosive magazine for the safe storage of high and low explosives, detonators, blasting caps, pyrotechnics, and ammunition. This unit has been engineered with your utmost protection in mind.

US Hazmat Rentals offers these small explosive storage magazines for your convenience. Rent them during the time you need, without committing yourself to a lifelong storage building you have no use for. At US Hazmat Rentals, we are dedicated to bringing you compliant explosive storage magazines that deliver the highest safety for your explosive materials. When it comes to storing explosive materials, your safety starts with US Hazmat Rentals.

November 9, 2017
Chris White

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