WI Welding Shop Gas Leak Injures Workers

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 @ 04:08 PM gHale

A gas leak forced workers to evacuate a Pewaukee, WI, welding job shop.

Waukesha County Sheriff’s deputies got the call to Spinweld, Inc., just after 12:30 p.m. Wednesday on a report of several employees complaining of headaches.

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The Pewaukee Fire Department, WE Energies and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) also responded to the scene.

Investigators determined the cause of the headaches was an apparent gas leak.

Affected employees ended up transported to the hospital by Fire Department personnel. The incident has been turned over to investigators , who continue to look into the case.

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