The Bio Decontamination company released hydrogen peroxide vapour into a hospital ward during a deep cleaning, leading to three individuals being hospitalized and experiencing ongoing health issues. The incident raised concerns about the company’s safety practices and potential prioritization of profit over safety. The company has made efforts to improve its operations and ensure better training and risk assessment in the aftermath of the incident. The company was fined for failing to ensure the safety of its employees and others affected by the chemical release. Additionally, the company’s financial difficulties were also noted during the court proceedings. The incident occurred during a decontamination job at Scarborough Hospital, and the company is facing legal action from the affected hospital staff.
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