Early Sunday, a man died after being trapped in a machine at work. An investigation is underway.
54-year-old Anthony Dean Lemmons worked at Innovative Fibers, a manufacturing business, in Spartanburg, SC. Officials said he died about an hour after becoming trapped in a machine. “First responders from the facility and local emergency personnel were immediately notified and were on the scene,” the company said. “Production at the plant was stopped and is scheduled to resume at a later date.” (TheState.com)
Innovative Fibers is helping S.C. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the investigation.
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