Four employees sustained burn injuries as hot liquid steel fell on the ground while they were at work in close proximity at Steel melting shop-II in Vishakhapatnam Steel Plant(VSP) on Friday. Accident took place when ladle hooks carrying the hot metal fluid came off, spilling the metal.
Howbeit fire extinguishers were called immediately and soon the situation was under control. Fortuitously, no causalities reported and four injured were shifted to the steel plant hospital and their condition is said to be out of danger.
Referring to this mishap, trade unions demanded the steel plant authorities improve overall safety for workers, raising concerns over frequent accidents being reported from the plant.