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Worker dies after incident at Geismar plant Thursday

1 month 2 weeks 20 hours ago Thursday, October 21 2021 Oct 21, 2021 October 21, 2021 8:05 PM October 21, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ
Photo: Honeywell

GEISMAR - A plant worker died Thursday after an incident at the Honeywell plant in Ascension Parish.

According to The Advocate, the deadly incident happened sometime Thursday at the Honeywell facility in Geismar.

No other details related to the accident were immediately available. 

Read the full statement below:

"We are deeply saddened by the death of one of our colleagues at our Geismar, La., facility. Our thoughts and sympathies are with their family, friends and loved ones and we will offer what assistance we can. We ask that you respect their privacy during this difficult time. We will also be providing grief counseling for our employees at the site.

Our primary concern is always for the safety of our employees and we will work with the appropriate authorities to conduct a thorough review of the incident."

A worker for BASF passed away Monday after an incident at their chemical plant in Geismer left them and another personal hospitalized.

State Police said a hazmat team was called the plant on River Road just before noon on Friday, October 15. The two workers were exposed to chemicals and treated onsite before being taken to the hospital.

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