Investigation after worker injured at Tata Steel in Port Talbot

An investigation is underway after a worker at the Tata Steel plant at Port Talbot was injured by a spillage of molten steel.

Two others workers were treated for shock after the accident on Tuesday night.

All three were taken to Morriston Hospital in Swansea.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been informed.

Tata Steel said that an internal investigation is now underway.

Safety is our top priority and we will look to learn everything possible from an investigation. Our record has been ever improving to ever high levels and accidents like this are a set back.

– Robert Dangerfield, Tata Steel

The Health and Safety Executive said they planned to visit the site on Thursday.