According to the Propaganda Department of the Changning County Party Committee of Sichuan Province, on the evening of May 25, the cause of...
According to the Propaganda Department of the Changning County Party Committee of Sichuan Province, on the evening of May 25, the cause of the poisoning accident at the Furong Bamboo Shoots Food Factory in Changning County has been preliminarily identified, and it was caused by toxic and harmful gases .
After preliminary investigation, on May 4, the sewage treatment system of the Changning County Furong Bamboo Shoots Food Plant ceased operation due to a malfunction. On the afternoon of May 24, the sewage treatment system was reopened during the maintenance operation of the company, which caused the overflow of toxic and harmful gases such as hydrogen sulfide in the sewage, which caused the poisoning of 2 employees in operation, and then 6 people (3 employees of the company, 3 residents around the factory) ) Successively went to rescue and caused poisoning. A total of 8 people were poisoned in the accident, including 7 deaths and 1 minor injury.
The local city and county ecological environment departments have set up 5 ambient air monitoring points around the Changning County Furong Bamboo Shoots Food Factory since 4 a.m. on May 25, and carried out 3 monitorings. The monitoring results show that the hydrogen sulfide and ammonia in the surrounding air are below the pollutant emission standards.
At present, patients with minor injuries are in stable condition, and the aftermath of the victims is proceeding in an orderly manner. Under the guidance of the Sichuan Provincial Emergency Department, the accident investigation team established by Yibin City has launched a comprehensive investigation of the accident and will deal with it seriously in accordance with the law and regulations based on the investigation results. (CCTV reporter Jia Yichao Zhang Li Pang Ding)