November 25, 2015

Fatality at Kwinana alumina refinery


Alcoa of Australia is deeply saddened to report that at approximately 12.30pm on Wednesday 25 November 2015 a contractor was fatally injured in a fall at its Kwinana alumina refinery.

 No other employees or contractors were injured in the accident.

 The entire Alcoa workforce has been affected by the tragic loss of our colleague and our thoughts are with his family and friends.
 
Kwinana Refinery’s current focus is on the wellbeing of its people and counselling services are being provided to employees and contractors on site. All non-essential work activities have been suspended, however production is being maintained.
 
Alcoa is working closely with the relevant authorities.
 
ENDS
 
Media contact: Brian Doy on 0404 800 690 or brian.doy@alcoa.com.au