An odor, determined to be non-hazardous, in the lab area of caused three hospital employees to suffer headaches Sunday morning, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said.
The smell, which was detected in a non-patient area of the hospital's "C" level, did not impact patients and did not cause any evacuations, according to Capt. Jeffrey Paul, a spokesman for Morris County Prosecutor Robert A. Bianchi.
The , , , Whippany Fire Department Hazardous Materials Team and the Morris County Office of Emergency Management responded to the hospital at about 9:50 a.m., the prosecutor's office said.
Air samples were taken and tested by the Whippany Hazardous Materials Team, the prosecutor's office said. The air sample was evaluated and determined not to be hazardous, the prosecutor's office said.
The affected area was aired out with a mechanical ventilation system that diffused the smell, the prosecutor's office said.
Three hospital employees were treated in the emergency room for headaches, the prosecutor's office said.