Chemical plant explosion in China kills fourteen workers, injures five

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 in hospital, while another five injured were in a stable condition

Serious injuries can happen at any workplace, but in the case of industrial work sites such as plants, factories or refineries, such injuries can be catastrophic. Accidents than can occur at industrial sites include:

  • Explosions
  • Fires
  • Electrocution
  • Equipment Falling or Collapsing

The industrial accident attorneys at Pope & Howard, P.C. have extensive experience representing the victims of industrial accidents. Pope & Howard, P.C. understands how complex industrial cases work, and have the knowledge to navigate the complex relationship between worker’s compensation and industrial accident litigation.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a plant explosion contact the expert attorneys at Pope & Howard, P.C. for a free initial consultation at 404-885-9999 or via our website,

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