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Aluminum profile enterprise explosion caused 3 deaths and 7 injuries! Local actions to investigate and rectify hidden dangers in key industries
Sep 8,2020 10:08CST
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SMM9 March 8: it is understood that 02:25 on September 6, 2020, an explosion occurred at the enterprise of Hongda Aluminum profile Co., Ltd., Baiyin District, Baiyin City, Gansu Province, which was confirmed to have killed three people and injured seven others. According to the investigation after the event, near the end of production, the workers in the melting and casting workshop caused leakage due to improper operation, resulting in residual aluminum liquid leaking into the cooling water of deep wells, resulting in a large number of steam shock waves, resulting in flash steaming, resulting in a safety accident in the production of cooling water flash.

After the accident, the main leaders of the Baiyin municipal party committee and municipal government, as well as local emergency, public security, health and other departments rushed to the scene to deal with it. Su Jun, secretary of the municipal party committee, made a request to spare no effort to treat the injured, quickly find out the cause, and properly deal with the aftermath. The municipal government immediately rushed to the scene to guide the rescue work, and held an on-site emergency disposal work meeting at 6: 00 a.m. to urgently set up a leading group for the investigation and disposal of the "9.06" accident of Gansu Hongda Aluminum profile Co., Ltd.

After the accident, the environmental protection department tested the site, and from the data tested, the accident did not cause pollution to the surrounding environment.

As for the post-treatment measures, Zhao Chenghui, deputy director of Baiyin City Emergency Management Bureau, said that the aftermath and accident investigation have been carried out in an orderly manner, and large-scale investigation and rectification of hidden safety problems in key industries and key areas have been carried out in an all-round way throughout the city.

Data show that Gansu Hongda Aluminum profile Co., Ltd. was founded in 1996, is a large local joint-stock enterprise integrating aluminum alloy technology research and development, design, production and sales. The company has a large aluminum profile production base, which is located in Baiyin Industrial Park, Gansu Province, with a total area of 600000 square meters and an annual production capacity of 300000 tons.

The heavenly eye investigation shows that the enterprise involved in the incident has been included in the list of business anomalies. In 2017, he was fined 62800 yuan by the environmental protection department for illegally discharging acidic wastewater.

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