Exxon Mobil Fined For 2016 Refinery Explosion in Baton Rouge
Last year, an explosion occurred at an Exxon Refinery in Baton Rouge resulting in 4 employees sustaining injuries, 2 of which were seriously injured.
According to reports, the 2016 explosion on a sulfuric-acid alkylation unit was caused by a lack of training and safety procedures, poorly maintained equipment, and failure to carry out inspections within specific time periods. ExxonMobil has been fined about $165,000 for inadequate training and equipment maintenance.
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With the large amount of chemical plants in Louisiana and the even larger number of people working in these plants, we understand the importance of employers maintaining their plants and keeping all employees as safe as possible.
There is no excuse for unsafe work conditions due to lack of maintenance and at Gauthier Amedee, we will fight hard to hold all companies accountable that do not abide by proper safety standards.
If you or a loved one is seriously injured in an explosion at any type of plant in Louisiana, trust Gauthier Amedee to provide the help you need right away. Our experienced, compassionate and dedicated legal team will get to work on your case right away, investigate every detail of your incident, and hold the responsible parties accountable.
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Don’t Delay, Get The Help You Need Today at Gauthier Amedee.July 17th, 2017