Posted On May 2, 2013 By In Samsung News With 1022 Views

Samsung Chip Plant Suffers Second Toxic Gas Leak

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Credit: BGR

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According to Yonhap, a South Korea based news agency, Samsung has seen a second toxic gas leak in one of its factories.

According to the report, highly poisonous hydrofluoric acid leaked at Samsung Electronics Co.’s main chip plant in the southern city of Hwaseong on Thursday, injured three workers. The incident marks the second time in the last three months that a leaked has occur at the same semiconductor plant in Hwaseong, 60 kilometers south of Seoul.

Samsung reportedly reassured the public that only a “small amount” of gas leaked when workers changed pipes that contained the gas. However, the Korean Ministry of Labor and Employment was still critical of the South Korean Electronic giant, given that  the gas leaked came from the same pipes damaged in the original incident.

Source: Yonhap

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