Industrial Safety / OSHA Compliance

Illinois plant explosion: Two more victims identified

By ABC 7 Chicago

May 07, 2019

Three Wisconsin men who died after a devastating explosion ripped through the AB Specialty Silicones plant in a northern suburb of Chicago have been identified.

The search continues Tuesday for a fourth missing worker, who is presumed dead. Tuesday is the fourth day emergency crews sifted slowly and carefully through the rubble for the last remaining victim.

"Every time you cut a piece away, every time you pull a piece away, you have the possibility of further collapse," Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi said.

Read and watch the full story, "Waukegan silicon plant explosion: 2 more victims identified; search continue for 4th missing worker," at abc7chicago.com. 

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