Health & Safety
Man burned by pulp at Corner Brook paper mill
By Cindy Macdonald
A workplace incident left an employee of Corner Brook Pulp and Paper with serious burns, according to a local newspaper. The mill’s general manager, Ric Tull, told The Western Star that the employee was cleaning out a large vessel when he was splashed with boiling hot pulp stock.
He suffered burns to his arms and back and had to be airlifted to St. John’s for medical treatment. Tull said the man was correctly following a written, strict procedure when the hot pulp overflowed.
Corner Brook Pulp and Paper is a subsidiary of Kruger.
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