NEW YORK An employee of
AK Steel Corp. suffered burns in an April 7 accident at the
steelmakers Middletown, Ohio, facility.
The employee was injured during
preparations for maintenance repair work at the plants
steelmaking shop, a spokesman for West Chester, Ohio-based AK
Steel told AMM, noting that production at the site has
not been affected.
"The employee was transported to
the burn unit of Miami Valley Hospital (in Dayton). The cause
of the accident is under investigation by AK Steel," the
spokesman said. "There were no other injuries and there was no
impact to production."
No further details were available, he said.