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Fatal Scissor Lift Accident Puts Focus on Equipment Safety for Kansas City Workers

Posted on Mar 09, 2011
Two workers were involved in a fatal accident at a steel plant in Indiana on Tuesday March 8, 2011.  The accident happened at the Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corp. in New Castle, Indiana.  According to reports, the workers were performing maintenance on a scissor lift 40 ft. in the air, when the lift suddenly collapsed.  One worker became trapped under the machinery and was hospitalized with critical injuries. 

The other worker was killed in the accident.

It is unknown what caued the scissor lift to collapse.  OSHA is investigating the work place accident.

Have you or a loved one suffered serious injury in an accident in Kansas or Missouri?  If so, contact experienced Kansas City Personal Injury Attorney James Roswold.  With over 15 years of experience in Work Related Injury Accidents, Kansas City Accident Injury Attorneys may be able to help you determine the best way to proceed with your personal injury claim.  Call our firm today and schedule an appointment to discuss your case.

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