Man dies after becoming trapped in machine - 18.9.15

A man died Tuesday morning after becoming trapped in a machine at a Welshpool manufacturing company where he worked.

Paramedics rushed to the scene shortly before 10.00am after reports the man’s arm was trapped in machinery. It is understood the man’s arm became trapped in a large industrial mixer.

The 58-year-old process worker was declared dead at the scene and WorkSafe is investigating the incident.

Statistics from Safe Work Australia show 108 Australian workers have been killed while at work since the beginning of this year.

(Source: OHS News)