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Employee killed in accident at CSI Fontana steel processing plant

Steel News - Published on Tue, 28 May 2019

Image Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Daily Bulletin reported that an employee of California Steel Industries in Fontana was killed in an accident there Tuesday, May 21. California Division of Occupational Safety and Health spokesman Frank Polizzi said that “The employee was a materials handler, Cal/OSHA. The man was using a work table when he became pinned between a belt and a mandrel, which is a cylindrical object against which material can be shaped.”

Mr San Bernardino County firefighters were called just before 3:30 AM to 14000 San Bernardino Avenue and extricated the man from the machinery within minutes of their arrival. He was taken to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton, where he died Wednesday

Mr Polizzi said that “Cal/OSHA is investigating to correct violations of workplace safety regulations.”

The state agency has the power to fine the company depending on the seriousness and cause of the accident. The company can appeal.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Tue, 28 May 2019
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