One worker killed and four injured at Survival Technologies plant in Ankleshwar

One worker was killed and a further four injured after an explosion at a chemical manufacturing plant operated by chemicals supplier and custom synthesis firm Survival Technologies in Ankleshwar on 20 January.

The company has confirmed that the incident was caused by a short-circuit in a scale being used to weigh a barrel of 4-hydroxybenzohydrazide. All four of the injured workers have now returned to work, according to company vice president Sanjeev Shivdasani.