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Wacker Silicones

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Four workers suffer chemical burns at Wacker Chemical plant in US 27 July 2020

Four workers suffered injuries while performing maintenance tasks in a process building at Wacker Chemical’s polysilicon production facility in Charleston, Tennessee on July 24....

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Production at Wacker US polysilicon factory still offline six months after explosion 02 March 2018

Following an explosion at its Charleston, Tennessee, production facility in 7 September 2017, German polysilicon manufacturer Wacker Chemie has said production was still halted, but was expected to restart in spring. According to the company, the explosion, which injured two, was caused by a hydrogen leak. Wacker also faces fines for health and safety violations not related to the explosion....

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Tennessee polysilicon plant suffers two safety incidents in a week 08 September 2017

An explosion at the Wacker Polysilicon plant in Charleston, Tennessee, has resulted in eight people being treated in local clinics and was the second incident at the plant in eight days. This second was caused by a mechanical incident [that] resulted in a hydrogen chemical release, according to a Wacker news release, while the previous incident left five workers with chemical burns....