Industrial accident occurred at the sawmill and wood processing station of "Karpaty" Ltd. in the village of Velyky Bychkiv in Rakhiv district.
The accident with a machinist of the company, born in 1965, happened after eleven o’clock. According to preliminary data, during the material processing the machine saw was blocked by a sliver. The worker decided to remove the obstacle without disabling the mechanism.
Just at that moment the machine worker’s jacket sleeve was caught by the shaft … The victim with hand and face injuries was taken to medical facility.
The circumstances and causes of the accident will be investigated.