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Chemical plant explosion in China kills fourteen workers, injures five

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Officials reported the explosion took place at a melamine production unit in eastern Chinawhere equipment was being maintained and repaired.

Melamine is a nitrogen-rich chemical used in making plastics and several other products. No poisonous or harmful substances were released.  However, four workers were killed in the plant and ten more died… Read More

Plant Explosion in Southern France

Monday, September 12th, 2011

One person was killed, another seriously burned and three individuals were injured as the result of a nuclear plant explosion in southern France.  Those injured by the explosion were not contaminated with radiation.

The explosion took place in an oven used to melt radioactive metallic waste, but the cause has yet to be… Read More

Live Power Line Electrocutes Georgia Power Employee

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Late Tuesday night, an employee of Georgia Power Co. was electrocuted after coming in contact with a live line. He was part of a team trying to repair a power line connection that went down due to weather conditions.

Officials reported the accident occurred along U.S. 82, just east of Brookfield. A manager… Read More

Atlanta’s Pope & Howard Law Firm Launches New Page on Industrial Accidents

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

The lawyers at Atlanta-based Pope & Howard, P.C. would like to announce the launch of a new practice area page focusing on their expertise in Georgia and Atlanta area industrial accident cases.

The new Georgia industrial accident practice area page details the types of accidents that can happen on an industrial work… Read More

Blacksburg, Virginia, Industrial Accident Explosion Raises Questions About Plant Safety Practices

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

On New Year’s Eve, an explosion at the Federal-Mogul plant in Blacksburg, Virginia seriously injured workers at the plant. Such industrial accidents often trigger an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and it is likely such an investigation will occur here.

Marc Howard, founding partner… Read More