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Worker Dies in Blender

CLACKAMAS, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon cleaning worker was killed when he fell into a running blender at a meat-processing plant, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said.

Deputy Nate Thompson identified the worker as Hugo Avalos-Chanon, 41, of Portland. He worked for DCS Sanitation Management, a cleaning company that has a contract with Interstate Meat Distributors.

Paramedics and sheriff's deputies were called around 11:45 p.m. Friday, after Avalos-Chanon was found entangled in the machinery. Another worker had hit an emergency stop button, but it was too late, Thompson said. Firefighters returned the following day to dismantle the machine and remove the body.

Dr. Cliff Young, a deputy state medical examiner, said Avalos-Chanon died from "blunt-force injuries and chopping wounds."

More: http://news.yahoo.com/worker-dies-blender-oregon-meat-215004...

Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com



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Unplug that shit! Horrific

Unplug that shit!
Horrific way to go.

Southern Agrarian

And this is why

if you clean, or even inspect machinery, you shut it off and lock it down so nobody can accidentally turn it back on.

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