|Local Experiences Related to the Marcellus Shale Industry
An increase in industry related injuries and exposures:
Foot and leg wounds and injuries of mechanical cause and as a result of constant and/or long term exposure to frack fluid of variable and unknown chemistry
Cellulitis or flesh eating bacteria; worn out boots with holes
Inpatient admissions for intravenous treatment
A person flagging for a road crew was mauled by a dog.
Have used the exterior decon shower to rinse a patient covered in frack fluid prior to treatment
Many of the workers are unfamiliar with our local area wildlife, farm animals, plant life, etc., and may suffer illness and injury as a result.
An increase in population means an increase in illnesses and injuries.
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