Man sucked into sausage machine
May 24, 2010 11:11 p.m.
A cleaning man had a brush with death when he was sucked into a sausage seasoning machine.
The accident happened as the man was cleaning the vacuum-type machine that is used to season the meat at DiLigui Sausage Co. in Danvers, Massachusetts.
Police said the man’s head and shoulders became stuck in the machine after it somehow activated while being cleaned.
The man was freed from the machine and showed no obvious sign of trauma, but was taken to a hospital as a precaution.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the mishap.
Copyright WENN.com. The Associated Press contributed to this report.