Serious Incident at Bell Bay Aluminium

Serious Incident at Bell Bay Aluminium

Bell Bay Aluminium can confirm that a workplace incident occurred at the smelter on Thursday 25 May in which a male employee was seriously injured. The employee was transferred to the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne from the Launceston General Hospital by air ambulance for medical treatment for burns. 

Bell Bay Aluminium is providing support to the employee and his family, to work colleagues and to employees who assisted in the emergency response.

Workplace Standards and Tasmania Police attended the site and Workplace Standards has commenced an investigation. 

Bell Bay Aluminium has commenced its own internal investigation and will continue to work closely with the relevant authorities to determine the cause of this incident. 

Media Contact:
Lou Clark 
Community Relations Specialist 
+ 61 0419326023