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Manildra committed to the highest workplace health and safety standards

May 28, 2024 9:30 am in by

The Manildra Group has issued a statement regarding the silo fire that has shut down parts of Bomaderry.

A spokesperson said, “On Monday 27th May at approximately 6pm, Manildra Group’s Shoalhaven Starches site was evacuated, following an isolated smouldering incident in a silo which contained pelletised stockfeed.

Our primary concern is always for the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees and the local community.

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Manildra Group is cooperating with Fire Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW); and a precautionary exclusion zone has been established surrounding the silo.

All employees have been evacuated, and no employees were injured. The site has been closed until further notice.

Manildra Group’s onsite team is working with FRNSW to remove the smouldering product from the isolated silo.

Emergency protocols and safety measures have been enacted while this removal is taking place.

We remain committed to maintaining the highest workplace health and safety standards for our employees and the Bomaderry community.”

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