Waste360 is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Need to Know

Man Fatally Crushed by Garbage Bundle at NE Philly Waste Management Site

TAGS: Safety
Man Fatally Crushed by Garbage Bundle at NE Philly Waste Management Site

Police are investigating a deadly industrial accident in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia.

It happened before 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Waste Management facility in the 5200 block of Bleigh Avenue.

Sources tell Action News a 42-year-old man was crushed by a 2,000-pound bale of waste material.

Medics rushed the man to Aria Health/Torresdale, where he was pronounced dead at 8:24 a.m.

Continue reading at 6ABC.com

Hide comments
account-default-image

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish