Explosion At Sarnia Shell Plant ConfirmedJuly 3, 2014 12:03pm
Shell officials have confirmed an explosion at the Sarnia Refinery Wednesday morning sent two workers to hospital.
Company spokesman Randy Provencal says the blast occurred at around 11:30am at their steam plant.
Provencal says a steam unit was being taken offline for maintenance at the time of the explosion.
He says a Shell employee is still in hospital in stable condition while a contractor was treated and released.
The Labour Ministry, Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office and the Technical Standards & Safety Authority are investigating.
Ministry of Labour Investigators have issued a “Do Not Disturb The Scene” requirement to the company until the investigation into the incident is complete.