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Chem. Safety Board to hold news conference in Wausau

by Team Coverage

WAUSAU (WAOW)-- The U.S. Chemical Safety Board will hold a news conference at 10:00 AM following a fatal welding accident in Tomahawk.  

Three people were killed and four injured during the 2008 explosion at Packaging Corporation of America (PCA). A spokesperson for the Board says the PCA investigation has sparked serious concerns about welding and other hot work in manufacturing.  They plan to release a warning today related to those concerns, as well as update the ongoing investigation at PCA.  PCA was cited and fined for violations related to the explosion. 

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Newsline 9's Colby Robertson is attending this morning's news conference and will have details on WAOW.com and Newsline 9 at 5PM.

To watch Public Worker Safety video from the US Chemical safety board, click here.

To see the US CSB investigation on a welding explosion, click here.

 

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