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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.

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