Closure order issued to plastic unit

The Department of Factories and Boilers has issued an order to a plastic printing unit at the Kusharkode Industrial Estate, Nedumangad, to stop functioning.

Following media reports that four personnel of the Fire and Rescue Services developed uneasiness after a gas leak at the Green Plastic Printers on Monday, Factories and Boilers inspector T.K. Shabujan and chemical inspector K. Sreekumar conducted a joint inspection.

Hazardous material

They found that hazardous chemicals that were a risk to people’s lives and safety were being used in the unit without adhering to any safety norms.

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