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Police to investigate death of worker at Posco steel mill

Steel News - Published on Mon, 11 Feb 2019

Image Source: South China Morning Post
Korea Joongang Daily reported that a Posco employee died while working at the company’s steel mill over the Lunar New Year holiday. Police are investigating whether it was an industrial accident. According to the Pohang Nambu Police Station, the worker was found lying on the ground at the company’s Pohang steel mill in North Gyeongsang by a coworker on February 2. The worker, in his 50s, was working with a 35-meter-tall cargo handling machine. The employee was moved to a hospital after being found but did not survive.

The police have requested that the National Forensic Service carry out an autopsy to find out the exact cause of death. The result is expected to be released in roughly two weeks.

A Posco spokesperson delivered the company's condolences to the worker’s family and said it will fully cooperate with investigating agencies.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Mon, 11 Feb 2019
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