A worker in a Kentucky plastics plant injured earlier this month in an explosion passed away Saturday, December 17, 2011, at a Louisville hospital. Mark Stone and three other employees were badly injured by an explosion at Polymer Partners plant in Henderson. Two of the other injured employees remain hospitalized. The company had previously been fined by the Kentucky worker safety agency, KOSHA.
Source: Louisville Courier-Journal
Sadly and tragically fatalities in the workplace are not rare in the United States. Each day in America 16 workers are killed on the job. This terrible and tragic situation is discussed in this documentary: 16 Workers Die Each Day In the United States On the Job.
Lexington, Kentucky work injury lawyer Robert Abell represents workers injured on the job and families of workers injured on the job in Kentucky workers compensation and accident cases; contact him at 859-254-7076.