Man found dead on acid plant floor

Zululand Observer - Monday - - ZO NEWS - Dave Sa­vides

THE Depart­ment of Labour and the SAPS are in­ves­ti­gat­ing the death of a Foskor em­ployee at the Richards Bay plant on Wed­nes­day. Ac­cord­ing to a Foskor Acid Di­vi­sion me­dia re­lease, the de­ceased em­ployee was found ly­ing on the floor at around 10.30am by a fel­low em­ployee. ‘He im­me­di­ately ac­ti­vated our emer­gency ser­vices who promptly ar­rived at the scene and our oc­cu­pa­tional med­i­cal prac­ti­tioner de­clared the em­ployee dead. ‘We are fol­low­ing our own in­ter­nal pro­cesses to have a for­mal in­ves­ti­ga­tion on this un­for­tu­nate event.’ The name of the de­ceased has not yet been re­leased.

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