Nyrstar restarts output after worker suffer burns at Tasmania zinc plant

July 17, 2017

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Production has resumed at Nyrstar’s Australian zinc operations in the southern state of Tasmania after an incident at the weekend in which a worker suffered significant burns, the company said on Monday.

“Early in the morning (on Sunday) … an incident occurred at Nyrstar Hobart in the electrolysis department resulting in a worker receiving significant burns. The worker is currently in hospital receiving medical treatment,” Nyrstar said in a statement.

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