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Orangeburg, NY – Man from New Jersey Killed in Workplace Accident at the Icco Cheese Company

Orangeburg, NY (January 24, 2019) – Police in Orangeburg have stated that a worker at Icco Cheese Company was tragically found deceased inside one of the mixing machines that were reported to have been assigned as his work station. The Orangetown Police Department in Rockland County stated that the man has been identified as Edwin Nunez, of Patterson, NJ.

According to officers, authorities responded to a call on Tuesday, January 15, where they found Nunez trapped inside of a mixing machine. Emergency medical responders were immediately at the scene as paramedics tragically pronounced Nunez dead at that location.

Nunez appeared to be the victim of a tragic workplace accident, however, there has been no official word concerning exactly how Nunez ended up entangled in the machine. The investigation into this incident is currently being conducted by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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Orangeburg, NY – Man from New Jersey Killed in Workplace Accident at Cheese Company

It is a comforting thought to know that you will be as safe as possible while performing your daily work duties, but that is not always the case. Of course, we would first like to extend our deepest sympathies and most heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the loved ones of Edwin Nunez during this tragic and devastating time. We understand that there is nothing as devastating as the sudden loss of a loved one, and it is important to know that you may likely have significant rights at this time.

Tragically, workplace accidents in New York, particularly those involving heavy machinery, often lead to catastrophic injuries or death. At Hach & Rose, our compassionate attorneys are here for you to answer any questions you may have concerning your sudden loss and the rights you may have moving forward. If you have lost a loved one in a New York workplace accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.

Note: Secondary sources were used to create this piece and, because of this, the information included has not been independently verified. If you notice a factual issue with our posting, please bring it to our attention and we will correct or remove it as soon as possible.

Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.


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