The plant at Lipetsk checked for excessive concentrations of ammonia after poisoning

© RIA Novosti / MOE Opperate in potamocorbula of the roof at the factory of PepsiCo in the Lipetsk regionThe plant at Lipetsk checked for excessive concentrations of ammonia after poisoning© RIA Novosti / MOE Opperate the image Bank

Excess of maximum permissible concentration of ammonia in the factory «Belaya dacha» in the special economic zone «Lipetsk», where he was hospitalized six workers at the moment, not fixed, reported RIA Novosti senior assistant Prosecutor of the Lipetsk region Tatyana Tkacheva.

In the night of Tuesday located in the special economic zone «Lipetsk» factory «Belaya dacha» in Gryazinskiy therapy Department on the hospital was delivered six working with acute ammonia poisoning. Injured two men and four women, their condition, according to preliminary data, was estimated as moderate, non-life-threatening. With the workers was also a master, but he was not injured. Lipetsk Interdistrict environmental Prosecutor’s office began an investigation of the incident.

«Six were hospitalized, two in intensive care — employees of the contractor, the workers of the enterprise were not injured… In this hour exceedances of maximum permissible concentration of ammonia is not revealed», — said Tkachev.

According to her, the equipment associated with ammonia, also in order to evacuate no reason. At the scene worked with the environmental Prosecutor’s office, representatives of Rosprirodnadzor, Rostekhnadzor and Rospotrebnadzor.

The first integrated plant in Russia for production of French fries, constructed by a joint venture of the Russian group of companies «Belaya Dacha» and the Dutch-American Lamb Weston/Meijer, opened in the Lipetsk region on 25 April this year. The volume of investments in the project amounted to 8.7 billion rubles.

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