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12 Workers Injured in Molten Steel Spill at Indian Ispat Company in Raipur

Steel News - Published on Thu, 09 Jul 2020

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Local media reported that 12 employees were injured in an accident at Indian Ispat Company in Ravabhata area in Raipur district of Chhattisgarh. Injured employee has informed the police that during work on Tuesday morning, crane operator Krishna Rai was going to put the ladle filled with molten iron from the furnace to the CCM through the crane. During this, he drove the crane carelessly, which broke the rope and the ladle fell to the ground. This caused a huge explosion there and as the ladle fell into the ground, molten iron spread around causing burn injuries to workers who were present in the vicinity. All the injured workers are admitted to a hospital

Police has registered an FIR against the crane operator and the factory owner under Indian Penal Code Sections 287 (negligent conduct with respect to machinery), 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) and 34 (common intention). No arrest has been made so far

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Thu, 09 Jul 2020
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