BY CRIS DIAZ
TAGOLOAN, Misamis Oriental: Three Filipino workers were injured in an accident in a Chinese-owned-steel plant in the industrial town of Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental, a company official said Sunday.
Leo Liu, the spokesman of Sanjia Steel Corporation, identified the injured Filipino workers as, Sintos Hilario, Jan jan Butlig and Cal John Philip Galorio.
Liu said that the workers sustained burns on their bodies after a high temperature hydraulic oil hose burst a few meters away from the victims burning their uniforms.
“The workers were in stable condition now while recuperating in a hospital in Cagayan de Oro City, “ Liu said.
In a talked with the Mindanao Daily News, Liu said that the accident took place Friday morning, but the company has to issue a statement to dispel rumors of an alleged explosion in the steel company.
He said that some government agencies like the Department of Labor and Employment and the Bureau of Fire, rushed to the steel plant after the incident Friday. -0-