Two Kennecott Workers Exposed To Chemical Release

Two Kennecott Workers Exposed To Chemical Release

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(KSL News) -- Two Kennecott workers who inhaled a dangerous chemical this afternoon went to the hospital.

Two Kennecott Workers Exposed To Chemical Release

The two were working at Kennecott's Copperton Concentrator when they were exposed sodium cyanide fumes that accidentally leaked.

The two complained of chest pains and the building was evacuated. That evacuation order has since been lifted.

A Kennecott spokesman says no one else was exposed to the chemical and the two men have gone home from the hospital.

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