Kingsbury, NY (October 16, 2020) – One man was hospitalized after a workplace accident in Washington County on Thursday morning. According to reports, on October 15, an employee of Equustock was working at the horse being manufacturing mill located on Ferguson Lane.
As part of the man’s work, he was using a log conveyor. For unknown reasons, his leg got pinched inside the metal chains and brackets on the machine, pinning him inside and pulling him into the wood conveyor.
Crews with the Kingsbury Fire Department arrived at the scene and worked to remove the man from the machinery. The man sustained severe injuries in the mishap. He was flown by helicopter to Albany Medical Center for treatment. At this time, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the accident.
Our thoughts are with everyone who was affected by this accident.
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Workplace Accidents in New York
Each year, tens of thousands of people are injured on the job throughout the United States. Here in New York, we see a fair share of hospitalizations surrounding those who have been harmed while working. Workers who are presented with unsafe work conditions, those are not properly trained, or they are using malfunctioning and defective tools and equipment, can be forced to endure costly and painful consequences. Many victims have to use medication, medical equipment and go through years of therapy in the aftermath of their accidents.
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