Our law firm handles refinery accidents in Houston Texas. Along along refinery row you will find refineries where accidents can happen. From Texas City to Pasadena, to the ship channel, an accident can happen at any minute. If you are injured in a refinery call Alex R. Hernandez Jr. today. Refinery Workers have rights when it comes to plant and refinery accidents. Personal Injury claims can be filed if you have been injured in a workplace accident. Call us for free legal advice to start your case. Our law firm has a track record of helping refinery workers.
Here Are Common Types of Refinery Accidents
Plants and refineries are some of the most dangerous places to work because of all the hazardous material that can cause various accidents. Workers can be exposed to different dangers depending on the type of plant they work for. Below are some of the most common types of accidents that occur in refineries.
Oil Refinery Accidents – Oil refineries use complex equipment and technology to refine oil into other products. Through this industrial process, heating is used to refine the crude oil, which often causes accidents. Accidents typically occur from the refining process overheating or by defective equipment.
Plant Explosions – Refineries are dangerous in part due to highly flammable materials all over the plant. If workers do not follow the proper safety procedures to handle and store these materials, then a major explosion is inevitable. Employers can prevent explosions from happening by properly training their teams on safety protocols and replacing outdated equipment.
Fire and Burn Injuries – Along with explosions, fires can also occur in a refinery accident. Since refineries contain highly flammable materials, fires can erupt if not handled with precaution.
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