Chinese steel factory explosion kills 10

In all the discussions, ethical, moral and economic, about outsourcing, this sort of thing gets little or no discussion … the kicker is in the last sentence.

Yahoo Asia

Ten people were killed in China when molten iron leaked from the bottom of a smelting furnace and sparked a steel factory explosion, the government said Friday.

Twenty-four people were working in the Zhaoxin Metallurgical Ltd. steel factory […]when the accident occurred Wednesday […].

Seven people were killed instantly and three died later in the hospital.

China has a dismal workplace safety record, with accidents at work killing 98,809 people between January and September last year, according to the latest government statistics.

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