TRAPPED: 21-year-old worker dies in plastics machine accident in Spain

A WORKER: Died in a factory in Alcala la Real. Credit: Wikimedia

A YOUNG worker has died in Jaen after becoming trapped in a machine at plastics factory.

The 21-year-old man reportedly became stuck in the moving parts of a machine in the Poligono Llanos Mazuelos in Alcala la Real, Jaen.

Another worker called emergency services after finding his colleague trapped.


Members of the Alcala la Real Fire Department, the Guardia Civil, Local Police, and Public Health Emergency Company (EPES), all attended the scene.

Officers from the Labour Inspection and Occupational Risk Prevention Center were also called in.

Health workers confirmed the young man had died in the incident.

The Guardia Civil said the usual protocols following a workplace death had been put in place.


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