HazMat Drill

Amit Patel, Sweedler Group member, works with Urbana firefighters and University of Illinois Division of Research Safety in hazardous materials safety drill.
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Amit Down

Injured graduate student [Amit Patel] found incapacitated in hallway near laboratory where there was an explosion involving toluene and acetic acid.


Chemical explosion victim [Amit Patel] going through decontamination line following exposure to hazardous materials.

Transport to Ambulance

Urbana firefighters and Carle paramedics work to safely transport victim to ambulance.