Man killed in industrial accident


P. Prabhakaran (26) of Salem, who was doing maintenance works at a casting company at Chinnakuyili Pirivu near Sulur, was killed in an accident after his hand got stuck in a machine’s wheel.

Sulur police said that the man suffered injuries on his head and stomach.

He died on the way to the hospital.

Case registered

A case was registered against the company’s supervisor K. Ravikumar (27) and manager P. Rajkumar (35) as slack supervision was cited as the cause of death. They were booked under sections 287 (negligent conduct with respect to machinery) and 304(A) (causing death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code.

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Printable version | Jan 20, 2020 10:39:11 PM |

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