One person killed in a workplace accident at SSAB in Luleå

On Wednesday afternoon, a workplace accident occurred at SSAB’s plant in Luleå. The accident occurred in connection with the inspection of an overhead crane. The Emergency Rescue and Fire Service was called out to the site and, after intensive work, it was established that one person had died. 

“It is with great sadness that we are announcing that one of our employees died today in a workplace accident. Our thoughts go out first and foremost to the deceased’s family. We are treating this extremely seriously,” says production and site manager Nils Edberg at SSAB in Luleå

SSAB is now cooperating with the police in order to investigate how the accident happened. At 10am tomorrow, April 28, a press conference will be held together with the police at SSAB in Luleå.

Press contact:

Sara Blix, Communications Manager SSAB Luleå, Tel +46 70 3582039

Viktoria Karsberg, Head of External Communication, SSAB, Tel +46 722335288

Taina Kyllönen, Head of Group Communications SSAB, Tel +358 40 5822175

SSAB is a Nordic and US-based steel company. SSAB offers value added products and services developed in close cooperation with its customers to create a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world. SSAB has employees in over 50 countries. SSAB has production facilities in Sweden, Finland and the US. SSAB is listed on the Nasdaq OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm and has a secondary listing on the Nasdaq OMX in Helsinki. www.ssab.com.

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SSAB is a Nordic and US-based steel company. SSAB offers value added products and servicesdeveloped in close cooperation with its customers to create a stronger, lighter and more sustainableworld. SSAB has employees in over 50 countries. SSAB has production facilities in Sweden, Finlandand the US. SSAB is listed on the Nasdaq OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm and has asecondary listing on the Nasdaq OMX in Helsinki. www.ssab.com