One dead and three injured in an equipment explosion at PeroxyChem in Texas
An explosion at a plant owned by PeroxyChem in Bayport, US, killed a contractor and injured three other workers. The workers were ‘conducting a routine function when the service provider’s equipment exploded’, the company confirmed.
The three injured workers – two employees and a contractor – were hospitalised. The two PeroxyChem employees have since been discharged. The cause of the incident is under investigation.