One dead after leak at CF plant

By December 8, 2015News

Safety officials at CF Industries were scrambling to stop an ammonia leak at their Medicine Hat Plant. According to a news release, the leak was noticed yesterday morning and 2  workers were affected by the leak and were  transported to Medicine Hat Regional Hospital.  It is being reported that one of those workers later died as a result of his injuries.   Officials at CF Industries says the leak was stopped quickly and it doesn’t appear to have affected the areas inside or outside the facility at this time but they will continue to closely monitor the situation. The cause of the leak is still unknown, and Occupational Health and Safety officials are now investigating the incident.