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One Dead in Gas Leak at Apple Supplier Factory

Four others injured at plant owned by Catcher Technology
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 27, 2012 8:09 AM CDT

(Newser) – Another tragedy at an Apple supplier: A worker was killed and four others hurt by a gas leak at a Chinese factory in Suzhou owned by Catcher Technology. Authorities say hydrogen sulfide gas leaked from a liquid-waste treatment workshop, the Wall Street Journal reports. Catcher Technology makes metal casings and also supplies Dell. This particular factory has previously been given the worst possible safety rating, but a company spokesperson says conditions were improved. (Read more Apple suppliers stories.)

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