Last Friday, November 4th, saw the death of a Sun Chemical employee after an on-site
industrial accident in Egelston Township, Michigan.
According to S. Hendryx, operations manager at the Sun Chemical plant,
the accident occurred around 5 p.m. The employee, who worked in an area
of the plant that makes red and yellow pigments for the printing industry
was unexpectedly struck by a bag that fell from one of the site's
Injury to the victim was immediate and fellow Sun Chemical employees attempted
to perform CPR until local firefighters arrived at the scene. The injured
employee was immediately transported to a nearby hospital but he never
regained consciousness after the blow, and the company was notified on
Monday morning of the employee's death.
Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration Safety will be sending
a representative to further investigate the circumstances of the accident.
Industrial work sites are too often the source of
catastrophic injuries due to the natural
workplace hazards that accompany this type of work.
toxic exposure and
defective equipment are only a few of the many hazards that lie in wait at industrial sites,
making it nearly impossible to escape these types of dangers.
If you or someone you love has been harmed in any type of
construction accident then you should immediately
contact an industrial injury attorney from Arnold & Itkin LLP. Being represented by an
industrial injury lawyer could make a huge difference in the outcome of your case and the compensation
you are awarded. This is especially true when you choose to work with
an associate from Arnold & Itkin.