OSHA investigating after employee dies in industrial incident

Published: Oct. 18, 2021 at 2:25 PM CDT
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SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (WAFF) - OSHA has confirmed that it has opened an investigation into an employee’s death after an incident on Thursday.

OSHA officials said they could not provide the name of the employee.

The Scottsboro Police Department said one man died in an industrial incident at Scottsboro Aluminum Industries on October 14.

The police say they responded to a call at the plant at about 3:50 p.m. When officers arrived on the scene, they found that an employee had died.

Officers don’t believe there was any criminal activity involved in the incident. The identity of the victim has not been released as of yet.

WAFF 48 News has reached out to the operations manager at the plant but he was not able to respond.

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