GEISMAR, La. (BRPROUD) – A worker at the Honeywell plant in Ascension Parish died on Thursday.

Honeywell released this statement after the death of the employee:

We are deeply saddened by the death of one of our colleagues at our Geismar, La., facility. Our thoughts and sympathies are with their family, friends and loved ones and we will offer what assistance we can. We ask that you respect their privacy during this difficult time. We will also be providing grief counseling for our employees at the site.

Our primary concern is always for the safety of our employees and we will work with the appropriate authorities to conduct a thorough review of the incident.

The plant in Geismar opened in 2017 and it produces air-conditioning refrigerant for automobiles.

The Honeywell plant where this incident took place is located at 5525 LA-3115.