London: Indian major Tata Steel has been fined 500,000 pounds over the death of worker who fell into a stream of molten liquid at the then Corus-owned plant in Wales.
The incident happened in 2006 at its Port Talbot plant, when it was owned by Corus. Tata Steel acquired the plant in 2010.
Tata admitted to health and safety charges in the Swansea Crown Court, and has taken steps to prevent a repeat of the accident.
The worker was Kevin Downey, 49, who was reportedly engulfed in steam and left disoriented during a night shift....more
04:42 AM, Aug 01, 2012