KBest News has confirmed that there has been an accidental death at Tokai Carbon CB (formerly Sid Richardson) in Big Spring this morning. The plant manager has confirmed that all appropriate authorities have been notified, as well as the family. A statement from the company is pending.
Tokai Carbon CB Ltd has released the following statement concerning the employee death on 02/18/19.
"BIG SPRING, TX—On Monday, February 18, 2019, at approximately 9:45 AM CST, a Tokai Carbon CB Ltd employee located at our Big Spring, Texas manufacturing facility suffered a fatal injury while working within our Shipping Department. We are not able to release the nature of the injury or events that may have led to this accident as our internal investigations are on-going. Our entire organization wishes to express our deepest and sincere thoughts and prayers for this employee as well as to the employee’s family and loved ones.
Our safety investigation protocols immediately were initiated. Plant leaders immediately secured the scene at the plant for the safety of our employees.
Tokai Carbo CB Ltd has and continues to cooperate with all necessary agencies during their respective investigations.
At this time, we ask for your thoughts and prayers as we work through this terrible tragedy. There are no further details to release."