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Safety, health and environment (SHE)

Disappointments

Regrettably, the Group recorded two work-related employee fatalities during the year:

  • in March, a temporary employee doing work at a KwaZulu-Natal Chemserve subsidiary site, died in a storage vessel that was being cleaned; and
  • in March, a fire occurred in an explosives manufacturing building at AEL’s Modderfontein site. An employee suffered serious burns in the incident and subsequently died.

Equally regrettable were the two contractor fatalities:

  • in January, an employee of a garden services company contracted to AEL took shelter beneath a tree at Modderfontein during a storm. The tree was struck by lightning resulting in the man being killed; and
  • in December, a driver working for a logistics company contracted to AEL was crushed to death by his vehicle.