Working in a factory can be a dangerous job. There are a lot of ways to get injured including slip and fall accidents, machine guarding accidents, heavy equipment accidents and falling inventory. In some cases, there is a catastrophic failure at the factory such as one recently reported by Fox News where a cosmetics factory exploded resulting in one death and over 125 workers injured.
Authorities have said there were actually two separate explosions that occurred before cosmetics factory went up in flames. Some of the injured were firefighters that were responding to the massive blaze. Once the injured had been triaged on the scene and taken to local hospitals, a count was taken and one worker was reported missing. As investigators and first responders were combing through the wreckage, they discovered the remains of the missing worker. He was 57-years-old at the time of his death. Continue reading