REPORT: Three workers burned by acid at Exxon chemical plant

BY KAT SHEPHERD / JUNE 11, 2018 /

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Three contract workers were burned by sulfuric acid on Monday in the chemical plant at Exxon Mobil Corp’s Baton Rouge, Louisiana, refining and petrochemical complex, a state environmental spokesman said.

“Three workers were injured by sulfuric acid,” said Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality spokesman Gregory Langley. “There was no offsite impact and the release was secured immediately.”

The article goes on to state the following:

Exxon spokeswoman Sarah Nordin in a statement said the three contract workers “were contacted with sulfuric acid during normal work activities” at the chemical plant.

The Department of Environmental Quality and Exxon are investigating the release, details of which were not immediately available.

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