Johnny Williams identified as worker killed in KMTEX plant explosion

The Houston Chronicle has reported that the worker killed in yesterday’s plant explosion at KMTEX‘s Port Arthur plant was 58-year old Mr. Johnny Williams of Groves, Texas.  Another online media report says that OSHA will visit the plant to determine how and why the deadly explosion happened. Under the heading “quality” on the company’s web site, KMTEX states that: “KMTEX complies with mandated and governmental standards involving health, safety, and environmental measures. We are responsible business professionals, fully prepared to meet the standards of our customers.”