3 Workers Hurt in Incident at Westlake Chemical Plant

Several workers were injured in an incident this weekend at a Westlake Chemical chlorine plant in Marshall County, WV.

John S. Forrester, former Managing Editor

July 13, 2020

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Three workers were injured in an incident last Sunday night at the Westlake Chemical Plant in Marshall County, WV, local news organizations reported. 

Emergency response officials told television news station WTOV that one of the workers was transported to an area hospital. Two other workers were taken to a hospital by other workers, according to an account by news broadcaster WTRF. Part of a roadway near the facility was temporarily closed during the response.

No information was available on the circumstances of the injuries, coverage by the Associated Press (AP) said. Westlake’s facility in Marshall County reportedly manufactures chlorine. 

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John S. Forrester

former Managing Editor, Powder & Bulk Solids

John S. Forrester is the former managing editor of Powder & Bulk Solids.

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