How to protect yourself from poisoning in the areas of air pollution the chemical near the plant Titan

Как уберечься от отравления в зонах загрязнения воздуха химическим веществом вблизи завода Титан

Sealing the room, wet cotton-gauze bandage 2% solution of baking soda and open areas to avoid valleys, particularly the valleys and ravines. Giving such advice to the Ministry of health of the people in the affected area due to air pollution chemical.

At risk – residents of the North annexed Crimea and the South of Kherson region.

Possible signs of poisoning: irritation of eyes and mucous membranes, skin and respiratory tract, you may experience shortness of breath – cough, sputum, sometimes with blood, runny nose, sensation of dryness in the throat, hoarseness, epistaxis, chest pain. In acute poisoning there may be headache, dizziness, General weakness.

Chemical pollution also can aggravate chronic lung diseases such as asthma and emphysema.

Как уберечься от отравления в зонах загрязнения воздуха химическим веществом вблизи завода Титан

Advice to residents of risk areas – first and foremost not to panic as well:


  • to be sealing – tight-shut Windows and doors, chimneys, vents;
  • the front door to “swipe” using any dense fabric;
  • seal the cracks in the Windows and the joints of the frames with film, adhesive tape;
  • when odor use a cotton-gauze bandage moistened with a 2% solution of baking soda.


  • in the presence of the odor is to use cotton-gauze bandage;
  • avoid valleys, ravines, and other depressions;
  • to minimize the time of stay in the basement and the basement premises;
  • follow the direction of the wind and in case of occurrence of smell to go perpendicular to the direction in which the wind blows.

When a favourable change of wind after leaving the zone of contamination or when receiving the signal of completion of chemical hazard:

  • open Windows and doors to ventilate the room;
  • change the top clothes;
  • take a shower or wash exposed body parts with soap and water;
  • to rule out any physical exertion.
  • fruits and vegetables to wash out weak 2% soap-soda solution.

You can get advice by phones: +38 (0552) 26 26 43 or +38 (067) 348 77 27 – the office of state supervision over compliance with sanitary legislation of Gospodarenja in the Kherson region.

We will remind, in the town of Armyansk in the North annexed the Crimea there was an emission into the atmosphere of substances of unknown origin. On metal objects, rooftops, on the leaves of the trees formed oily coating having a yellowish tint. First, the representatives of the occupation authorities did not recognize the problem, but on 4 September the “Crimean government” for the first time stated that the maximum permissible concentration of sulfur dioxide in Armyansk and nearby towns exceeded the norm. Children were evacuated, local residents encouraged to spend less time outdoors.

It was also reported that due to emissions of chemicals 61 injured, the Ukrainian border guard. It is reported that five of them were hospitalized, they are now in the Odessa clinical hospital of the gpsu, and today will announce the results of their tests. All feel well.

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