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Annual warning siren test

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In Montréal, 8 plants are equipped with a siren that sounds to warn the population in case of a major industrial incident. A siren test will be carried out in the areas potentially affected by these plants.

Description

This annual test aims to raise awareness regarding industrial risks and the safety instructions to follow should toxic substances be released.  

The 8 plants and affected areas are: 

  • Bœuf Mérite, Métro Richelieu (Montréal-Nord, Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles)
  • Entreprise Indorama PTA Montréal (Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Montréal-Est)
  • La Brasserie Labatt du Canada (Lachine, LaSalle)
  • Lactalis Canada (Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Lachine, LaSalle, Le Sud-Ouest, Côte-Saint-Luc, Montréal-Ouest)
  • Pêcheries Atlantiques, Métro Richelieu (Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles)
  • Saputo Produits laitiers Canada, Saint-Laurent (Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Saint-Laurent, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal)
  • Saputo Produits laitiers Canada, Saint-Léonard (Anjou, Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Saint-Léonard)
  • Usine de soufre de Montréal Suncor (Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal-Est)

Warning siren: release of a toxic substance in Montréal

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