Media

Accident at Orica’s Chile EHM plant kills one employee

11:08 AM, 17th August 2012
Accident at Orica’s Chile EHM plant kills one employee

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA: Orica Chile SA has informed that on Monday August 13, 2012 at approximately 6.55 am there was an accident at its EHM manufacturing plant located Predio Portezuelo, Nudo Uribe Antofagasta, which resulted in serious injuries to an Orica employee. While being treated at the Clinica La Portada of Antofagasta, the employee passed away in the afternoon, said the company.

Orica personnel are in close contact with the family of the employee since the time of the accident, providing support and ensuring that the employee received every possible medical assistance. The company has promptly notified the Carabineros (police) of Chile and other relevant authorities of the accident. Further, Orica is committed to the safety of its employees and the surrounding community and is working closely with the authorities to determine the cause of this accident, it informed.

© WOC News

0 Comments

Login

Your Comments (Up to 2000 characters)
Please respect our community and the integrity of its participants. WOC reserves the right to moderate and approve your comment.

Related News


Liquid helium provides new way to make charged molecules

LEICESTER, UK: A collaboration between researchers at the Universities of Leicester and Innsbruck has developed a completely new way of forming charge ...

Read more
Johnson Matthey to acquire Clariant’s battery materials business for $75 million

LONDON, UK: Johnson Matthey has entered into an agreement to acquire the battery materials business of Clariant AG for $75 million. The transaction, w ...

Read more
BASF, IMCD extend acrylic monomer partnership in Iberia

ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS: IMCD NV announced that its BASF standard acrylic monomer partnership was extended to the Iberian region. IMCD has partnere ...

Read more
Shin-Etsu to build silicone-electronics materials research centre in Japan

TOKYO, JAPAN: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd announced the construction of a new research building at its Silicone-Electronics Materials Research Centre in ...

Read more
Olive oil healthy for frying, finds new study

WASHINGTON DC, US: Frying is one of the world’s most popular ways to prepare food. But before dunking your favorite food in a vat of just any ol ...

Read more
Towards turning waste from whisky-making into fuel

WASHINGTON DC, US: A start-up company in Scotland is working to capitalize on the tonne of waste produced by one of the country’s most valued in ...

Read more
Copyright © 2014. Kimberlite Softwares Pvt. Ltd., India. All rights reserved.
World of Chemicals.