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



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

Scientist discover the substances behind the aroma of durian

  SAN DIEGO, US: The latest effort to decipher the unique aroma signature of the durian, revered as the “king of fruits,” in southea ...

Read more
Canexus announces offering of common shares

CALGARY, CANADA: Canexus Corporation has entered into a ‘bought deal’ financing agreement with a syndicate of underwriters, led by Scotia ...

Read more
DuPont invests $200 mn in cellulosic ethanol facility in Nevada, US

  NEVADA, US: DuPont came one step closer to commercializing advanced biofuels by breaking ground on its cellulosic ethanol facility in Nevada, ...

Read more
Railroad bridge collapses in New Jersey, spills hazardous chemicals

NEW JERSEY, US: A railroad bridge collapsed on 30 November 2012 over a creek in southern New Jersey, causing a Conrail freight train to derail and spi ...

Read more
HaloSource, Enviroclin to market and sell HaloKlear products

BOTHELL, US: HaloSource, the clean water technology company, has signed a supply agreement with Enviroclin Bio Solutions, a leading water solutions ...

Read more
Celanese appoints Kulkarni as Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

DALLAS, US: Celanese Corporation has appointed Dr Ashish K Kulkarni as Chief Technology and Innovation Officer. The appointment of Kulkarni, currently ...

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