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Employee Killed in Industrial Accident in West Babylon

Employee Killed in Industrial Accident in West Babylon

West Babylon, NY – On Monday, May 8, 2023, a tragic industrial accident occurred at Omni Recycling in West Babylon, resulting in the death of an employee. Suffolk County police reported that the incident took place at approximately 1 p.m. when the worker was struck by a payloader. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the accident remains undetermined, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been notified.

Industrial Accidents

Industrial vehicles can cause serious and devastating injuries when they are put in the hands of unexperienced or negligent people. In this horrible accident, it is critical for the family of the victim to perform an independent legal investigation and preserve evidence. This includes reviewing:

  • Evaluation if industrial site safety measures are up to code
  • Evaluation of industrial site working conditions
  • Driving records
  • Blind spots on the truck
  • Recent maintenance history
  • Driver accident history
  • Vehicle accident history
  • Route the truck was traveling
  • Video from the truck
  • All eyewitness account of the accident
  • Police accident report
  • Any testing of driver for alcohol and drugs
  • Any history of driver with alcohol and drugs


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