Press Release: Site Incident – May 30, 2015


There was a fatal incident at the former ASARCO Smelter Site in El Paso on May 30, 2015, involving an employee of a sub-contractor who is doing work at the Site. The sub-contractor’s employee had completed his assigned work for the day. He was not performing an assigned task at the time of the incident. He was found in an area that is restricted to all site personnel.

The El Paso Police Department and OSHA are currently investigating this matter; the Trust will have no further statements until those investigations are complete.

The Trust’s thoughts are with the family of the deceased.

Roberto Puga, Custodial Trustee

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