Amplats worker dies of chemical burns

The employee sustained wounds while working at the company’s precious metals refinery last month and succumbed to his wounds on Tuesday.

FILE: An Anglo American Platinum mine. Picture: AFP

JOHANNESBURG – A worker at Anglo American Platinum has died in a chemical burns related incident.

The employee sustained wounds while working at the company’s precious metals refinery last month and succumbed to his wounds on Tuesday.

The company has launched an independent investigation to determine the circumstances of the incident.

More to follow.