Woman loses hand in manufacturing accident

A woman’s hand had to be partially amputated after it became tangled in an industrial mixer Wednesday morning.

The employee was hurt at the Polyform Products manufacturing plant where industrial and artistic clays are made. According to officials, her hand became stuck in a mixing machine that mixes clay for consistency and color.

She was conscious at the time of the accident and managed to untangle her fingers before paramedics arrived. The woman was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries where her hand was later partially amputated. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was notified about the accident.

If you or someone you love has suffered an injury that as resulted in an amputation, contact the amputation attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. by calling 877-327-2600.


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