Fire at Exxon refinery in Texas injur...

Fire at Exxon refinery in Texas injures 12 workers

There are 4 comments on the Globe and Mail story from Apr 17, 2013, titled Fire at Exxon refinery in Texas injures 12 workers. In it, Globe and Mail reports that:

A file photo Exxon Mobil's refinery in Baytown, Tex. In another Exxon refinery in Beaumont, Tex., 12 contract workers were hurt on Wednesday morning when a fire broke out at a unit undergoing repairs at the 344,500-barrel-per-day operation, a company spokeswoman said.

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Retired Chemical Worker

Vero Beach, FL

#1 Apr 19, 2013
Contract workers ? Why not Exxon workers ?
I assume they were the low bidders on the project.
Too many workers in these plants are contract and subcontract workers, unskilled labor at it's best.
Pinche Gringo

Baytown, TX

#2 Apr 22, 2013
Retired Chemical Worker wrote:
Contract workers ? Why not Exxon workers ?
I assume they were the low bidders on the project.
Too many workers in these plants are contract and subcontract workers, unskilled labor at it's best.
And you're already aware of the cause of the fire?
Pinche Gringo

Baytown, TX

#3 Apr 22, 2013
Retired Chemical Worker wrote:
Contract workers ? Why not Exxon workers ?
I assume they were the low bidders on the project.
Too many workers in these plants are contract and subcontract workers, unskilled labor at it's best.
Why not blame PROCESS?
Pinche Gringo

Baytown, TX

#4 Apr 22, 2013
Retired Chemical Worker wrote:
Contract workers ? Why not Exxon workers ?
I assume they were the low bidders on the project.
Too many workers in these plants are contract and subcontract workers, unskilled labor at it's best.
pavoter1946?

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