Sino-Singapore Jingwei, August 5th. Ogilvy Medical officially responded to the poisoning of employees of its subsidiaries. On the morning of the 5th, Ogilvy Medical announced that some employees of Ogilvy & Mather (Jingmen) Medical Products Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Jingmen Ogilvy”), a subsidiary of Ogilvy Medical, had symptoms of physical discomfort and were diagnosed as poisoning.
On the evening of August 4th, some media learned from relevant personnel of Jingmen Emergency Management Bureau that Ogilvy Medical has employees or was poisoned during the production process in the workshop, and should be hospitalized for treatment at present. The specific reason is not yet known. clear. Ogilvy Medical’s announcement on the 5th confirmed the news.
In terms of the cause of poisoning, Ogilvy Medical said that after preliminary judgment, the suspected cause of poisoning was caused by inhalation of tetrachloroethane released from PET glue. This glue is only used for products packaged in PET plastic hard boxes customized by Jingmen Ogilvy & Mather. The production process involved is the sealing process of PET plastic hard boxes. The production process involved is limited to Jingmen Ogilvy & Mather and does not involve Ogilvy & Mather Medical. Other products produced and other production processes.
As of the time of the announcement, after multiple rounds of health tests on people with a history of contact with the workshop, a total of 43 people with abnormal indicators were treated in the hospital, and 1 employee was in the process of treatment. Sudden acute myocardial infarction died, the rest of the staff are still under treatment.
It is worth mentioning that on the evening of August 4, some media learned from relevant personnel of Jingmen Emergency Management Bureau that Ogilvy Medical has employees or was poisoned during the production process in the workshop, and should be hospitalized at present. treatment, the exact cause is unknown.
Ogilvy Medical’s announcement stated that after the incident, the company attached great importance to it, immediately launched an emergency plan, rescued the wounded at all costs, and continued to monitor the health status of the rest of the plant to ensure that all inspections and treatment should be done. To rule. In addition, Ogilvy Medical expresses deep condolences to the colleagues who died in this incident! Deep condolences to the family!
At present, Ogilvy & Mather is cooperating with local authorities to investigate the incident. The specific cause of the incident and related responsibilities need to be further verified. The PET plastic hard box packaging process involved in the incident was the first to be introduced into production recently, and the contract amount involved was about 2.2 million yuan.
Regarding the accident, Ogilvy Medical said that the company will use the incident as a warning to strengthen management, strengthen health and safety training for employees, and conduct a comprehensive investigation of potential safety hazards for the company to eliminate hidden dangers.
According to the official website of Ogilvy Medical, the company was founded in Hong Kong in 1997 and listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in March 2019, focusing on the research and development, production and sales of disposable medical dressings, devices and hygiene products. multiple employees.
Screenshot source: Ogilvy Medical official website
It is worth mentioning What’s more, according to the product center information on Ogilvy Medical’s official website, the company’s products cover wound care, operating room consumables, infection protection, respiratory protection, household equipment and other fields. Specific products include medical protective masks, medical surgical masks and other masks. There are also a variety of towels, wet wipes, cotton swabs, and protective clothing products.
Screenshot source: Ogilvy Medical 2021 Annual Report
According to Ogilvy Medical’s 2021 annual report, at the beginning of August 2021, some areas in Diaodao District, Jingmen, Hubei were classified as medium-risk. Ogilvy & Mather donated a batch of anti-epidemic materials worth about 100,000 yuan to the Red Cross Society of Diaodao District, Jingmen City; on August 22, it donated 100,000 children’s masks to the Red Cross Society of Daodao District, Jingzhou City again. (Sino-Singapore Jingwei APP)