Spalding County, GA (August 10, 2018) – An explosion at the ARI Facility in Orchard Hill injured two employees.
The facility, located at 2525 South McDonough Road, is a chemical manufacturer that mostly produces bug repellents and aerosol sanitizers. Although the incident is still under investigation, it is believed to have taken place in the mixing room at the facility, and acetone may have been involved.
Two employees were injured as a result of the accident. Although one employee was not hurt severely, the second sustained 3rd degree burns to over 90% of his body. The severely injured worker was rushed to Grady Hospital to be treated in the burn unit, while the second worker was taken to Spalding Regional Hospital for treatment. An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the accident.
We hope the individuals that suffered these injuries have a speedy recovery process.
Burn Injuries in Georgia
A study conducted by the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institute of Health found that 15% of burn injuries between 2005 and 2006 were work-related. The majority of injured workers were male, and they averaged a 5.54 days in the hospital for treatment.
Burn injuries are some of the most painful type of traumatic injuries a person could suffer from. The results can be life-altering and can lead to constant pain and mental trauma. Quite often, burns can lead to injuries that require lifelong treatment. The impact burn injuries have a person can take a drastic toll on them emotionally, physically, and financially.
Our team of burn injury attorneys at the Nye Law Group is available to help you file for compensation to help cover medical expenses and provide financial relief for future treatments and expenses. Contact us today at (912) 200-5230 to get started today.
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