Explosion at Oregon Processing Plant – 7 Injured

by | Feb 23, 2022 | Industrial Accident, Personal Injury

There was an explosion at the Shearer’s Foods processing plant in Hermiston, Oregon on February 22, 2022.  According to reports, a boiler at the plant exploded, resulting in injuries to seven workers.  Multiple workers were hospitalized at Good Shepherd Health Care System.  The cause of the explosion remains under investigation.

There have been a number of incidents at industrial and chemical plants.  There was a large explosion at the Marathon Petroleum Corporation refinery in Garyville, Louisiana on February 21, 2022.  A contractor was killed in an accident at the Valero Refinery in Port Arthur, Texas on February 18, 2022.  There was an explosion at the Dyno Nobel ammonia plant in Waggaman, Louisiana on February 17, 2022.  There was an explosion at the Oxychem Chemical Plant in Ingleside, Texas on January 27, 2022.

Oil refineries can pose significant dangers both to workers and to the general public.  When dangerous work is involved, extra precautions must be taken, especially when catastrophic fires or explosions can occur.

Those touched by an industrial accident should know their legal rights and remedies, and act quickly to preserve them. Our attorneys have extensive experience in cases involving industrial and plant personal injury and wrongful death, including those caused by fires and explosions. The firm has experience in courts across the country and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or as a result of a plant accident, or been seriously injured.

The experienced attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of an accident at a plant or refinery.  Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or to learn more about your legal rights.