Posted on May 15, 2011
A 24-year-old Helena man was killed in a sand blasting accident on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. The fatal work-related accident occurred around 11:20 a.m. at the YESCO electric sign shop on Bozeman Avenue.The worker has been identified as Keith J. Carlson.

Carlson was hit in the head when the lid to the sandblaster's tank became dislodged while he was using the machinery. Reports indicate the sandblaster was reportedly rented equipment.

The severely injured victim was taken to the hospital for treatment for his injuries. He never regained consciousness following the accident and was pronounced dead about an hour after his arrival. The U.S. Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) are expected to conduct an investigation.

Have you or someone you love suffered a serious injury in a work related accident in Kansas or Missouri, you and your family may be entitled to compensation for your losses. Call experienced Kansas City Personal Injury Attorneys James Roswold and Heather Lottman. With over 15 years of experience in Work Related Injury Accident and Workers Compensation cases, we might be able to help you and your family determine the best way to proceed with your injury claim.

Have You Been Injured On The Job?

If you've been hurt at work on the job in Kansas City you need to speak with an experienced workers' compensation attorney as soon as possible. Please contact us online or call our Kansas City office directly at 816.471.5111 to schedule your free consultation.

James Roswold
Connect with me
James Roswold is a Kansas & Missouri personal injury, workers comp, and medical malpractice attorney.