Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday December 19, 2011

Explosion At Apple Supplier Injures 57 Workers

An explosion at one of Apple's suppliers has injured 57 workers. Apparently the explosion occurred during a trial production of aluminum iPad 2 back panels.

The welfare of Chinese workers is back in the spotlight after an explosion at Shanghai-based Riteng Computer Accessory Company left 23 people in hospital with burns and another 34 with more minor injuries. Local government officials said the explosion happened on Saturday afternoon at a workshop on the fourth floor of the facility.