Three of the four victims of the fire at the Hoa Phat steel factory at Hai Duong province’s Kinh Mon district have died this morning.
The steel production complex of Hoa Phat Steel JSC
According to Vu Doan Quang, director general of the Hai Duong Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, the department has sent a supervision delegation to the scene.
Quang noted: “This is a serious case, we will conduct the supervision with the utmost care and prepare the initial report on this occupational accident to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the provincial People’s Committee.”
The relevant agencies are trying to investigate and determine the cause of the fire.
The representative of Hoa Phat Steel JSC confirmed the deaths and said that the company paid VND30 million ($1,300) for the families of each victim.
Hoa Phat has also sent an official to the Vietnam National Institute of Burns to take care of the injured employee and pay all treatment costs.
|The site of the accident |
Yesterday morning, a fire broke out at the steel factory of Hoa Phat Steel JSC and burned four workers. They were sent to Kinh Mon General Hospital and to the Vietnam National Institute of Burns as the burns were very serious.
The four victims are:
Nguyen Van Tuong (1969) from Dong Trieu ward, Quang Ninh province;
Vu Van Tuyen (1986) from Kinh Mon district, Hai Duong province;
Bui Van Tung (1985) from Kinh Mon district, Hai Duong province;
Hua Van Tam (1966) from Kim Thanh district, Hai Duong province.