Samsung chip plant in Korea leaked deadly acid into environement, authorities assesing damage
0. phoneArena 15 Feb 2013, 01:45 posted on
After stating no fatal substances escaped its facility, police have linked an incident to one death an several injuries...
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12. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
Warren Anderson (related to Bhopal UCC disaster) is shielded by USA.
2. GeekMovement (Posts: 2135; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)
Wow so many bad things happening at Samsung's factories. Unfortunate that a worker was killed as well. Do big companies like Samsung & Apple get more unfortunate incidents or just more press/media attention when things like this happen?
4. Maxwell.R (Posts: 212; Member since: 20 Sep 2012)
The answer to both questions is yes. Both companies have large scale operations so the chances of error or negligence goes up. Because they are also industry leaders, they are paid a lot more attention in many ways. Of course, that attention is stronger when poor decisions are made.
7. GeekMovement (Posts: 2135; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)
I see, well that makes sense. Thanks for your response, Maxwell.
11. JC557 (Posts: 1318; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)
Unfortunately many will ignore your post and just troll away.
3. emadshiny (Posts: 1144; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)
wow, thank God Sammy doesnt run a radioactive plant or all the Koreans were affected by radioactive rays.
9. 9thWonderful (Posts: 232; Member since: 24 Jan 2013)
If there is an all-out zombie attack on humanity I believe Samsung will be responsible for this breakout.
5. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3605; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
Should be more careful with stuffs like that.
Knowing it's a dangerous substance, proper care should be taken, before the leak, not after.
6. wendygarett (unregistered)
Does that means, the ax chips is poison? And poison the workers as well? :(
8. 9thWonderful (Posts: 232; Member since: 24 Jan 2013)
Smh...first we could only say shame on Apple for subpar factory practices/deaths now Samsung is following in their footsteps. I smell a grounds for a lawsuit brewing...
10. Topcat488 (Posts: 1392; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)
Wow, only $925.00 fined for such a mess... I wonder what happened too the 10 Liters of waste that was leftover? And how much was the clean-up and repair of the leak? Hmmmm... Sh!t happens but i believe that Samsung will make it right...
15. roscuthiii (Posts: 2148; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)
But it makes for a wonderful spouse remover. Oops! I mean spot remover.
16. a961009 (Posts: 120; Member since: 04 Aug 2011)
Actually this problem is well-known for Koreans...
17. Hunt3rj2 (Posts: 396; Member since: 11 Nov 2011)
Hydrofluoric acid is so corrosive that glass cannot be used to store it because it causes the glass to dissolve.
It's insanely dangerous, why didn't Samsung have better safety procedures? It's impossible to feel it on the skin because the acid molecules are so small that they seep through the skin and kill nerves immediately, and even the best medical care in the world will do nothing unless emergency care is taken within seconds.