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Tiger Nation 84
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No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
Prayers to his family. I work at Citgo down the road from Sasol and everything is crazy out here right now. Sasol is shut down for the day. Will update details when they are available. Makes you realize when you work out here that you can't take any day for granted, just lost a friend a few months ago in an explosion in a plant in Deridder, now this.


The Mick
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
Sad news indeed. Prayers for his family.


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Bmath
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
I'm just curious of the circumstances. Unsafe work conditions or lack of PPE. Having been around a lot of job sites I suspect it was the latter. Guys just take that stuff for granted.


LSUTigersVCURams
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
Damn. Sad. RIP.


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HardHat
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
Sad news indeed. The Site has shut down for the day.

We heard that an employee fell from an elevated structure in the Cracker, but nothing else.

This post was edited on 4/5 at 12:59 pm


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Carson123987
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
Damn. I will do some digging and try to get some details


Big Floppy TDs
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
Here a link that will be updated most likely KPLC


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APpaddler
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
Heard he was an iron worker


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HermanBoone
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
Have a buddy that works for the same contracted company. Said the guy fell from really high up. Also said they could be shut down for a week or so. Really sad situation.


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Chuckd
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
I work at citgo as well, what do you mean everything is crazy right now?


member12
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
Sorry to hear that.


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Tiger Ryno
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
Sad to hear this.


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Tiger Nation 84
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
Safety up our arse now that's what I mean. They were waiting at our job site when we got back from lunch


Chuckd
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
I gotcha


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Snipes318
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
Word is that is was a welder that fell 50ft and wasn't tied off.


Puck82
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
KPLC

Looks to be a performance worker


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Carson123987
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
Damn


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Tiger Nation 84
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
Yea It was pretty much confirmed from somebody that I know that he was a welder. I know the name too, but out of respect I won't put his name out here.


fr33manator
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
quote:

Word is that is was a welder that fell 50ft and wasn't tied off.


And this is why you always always always tie off.
100%


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CajunCommander
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re: No details released, but a contract worker fell and died at Sasol in Lake Charles today.
I'm hearing a welder for Performance fell from furnace 90'-100'. Sending entire project home for the day.

Prayers for the family and everyone involved. I'm in the same industry and couldn't imagine going through this.


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