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Worker killed in conveyor accident


May 26, 2014
By Rock to Road

May 26, 2014, Brandon, Man. – A 24-year-old worker has been
killed in an industrial accident involving conveying equipment in rural
Manitoba.

May 26, 2014, Brandon, Man. – A 24-year-old worker has been
killed in an industrial accident involving conveying equipment in rural
Manitoba.

 

According the report from the Winnipeg Free Press, the RCMP
received a call shortly after 2 a.m. on Thursday. The worker had become caught
in a machine and was officially pronounced dead when EMS arrived on the scene.

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The worker was on the night shift at Clint Moffat and Sons
Ltd., working with three other staff at a site in the Regional Municipality of
Whitehead.

 

The Winnipeg Free Press reported that the worker was caught
in a Telestacker Conveyor, a brand currently used by Superior Industries.
However, Rock to Road has been informed that the worker was caught in a
telescopic radial stacker conveyor and not in the Superior-branded machine.

According to a company official, the conveying equipment was working properly at the time of the accident.

 

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