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Explosion at the Açú Port Complex leaves 2 men seriously injured

Paulo Nogueira
20-05-2018 11:17:41
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The workers were taken to a hospital in the city of Campos dos Goytacazes with serious injuries.

Two men were seriously injured this Friday afternoon (18) after the explosion of a cylinder at the Açu Logistics Complex, in São João da Barra, in the North of Fluminense. The victims work in a company that provides services to a company installed in the complex. The men were referred to Hospital Ferreira Machado (HFM), in Campos dos Goytacazes, and according to the unit's press office, both underwent surgery.

Also according to the hospital, the 34-year-old patient arrived at the hospital with evisceration and the other, 24, underwent chest surgery. According to the São João da Barra Port Workers Union (Sindiport), a team from the union visited the company this Saturday morning and visited the accident site together with a Occupational Safety technician, who will prepare an independent assessment of the safety and emergency procedures adopted by the company after the accident.

Also according to the union, the deadline for submitting the evaluation is 60 days. More information may arise at any time regarding the health status of workers. Source G1. Accidents in the oil and gas sector, despite being rare, are not uncommon and usually make companies reformulate their accident prevention standards and scheme. See some accidents that happened from 2016 to the moment recorded by the page.

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Paulo Nogueira
With technical training, I worked in the offshore oil and gas market for a few years. Today, my team and I are dedicated to bringing information from the Brazilian energy sector and the world, always with credible and up-to-date sources.