Jaguar Land Rover staff treated after 'chemical incident'

LONDON: The paramedics treated 28 staff members who work in 's after a suspected chemical incident. The Hazardous Area Response Team and several ambulances rushed to the 300-acre Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) plant in Solihull, close to Sunday to treat an alleged chemical incident, the West Midlands Ambulance Service said.

The staff felt bad after a floor treatment product applied on Saturday let the vapors escape. Twenty-seven employees were treated by paramedics on the scene and one was hospitalized but discharged a few hours later. A spokesman for JLR said: At no time was there any serious risk to health and safety. A full internal investigation is under way.

Giant car JLR, a subsidiary of the Indian vehicle manufacturer Tata Motors , employs 10,000 people at the Solihull site that manufactures automobiles as Range Rover Y.

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