Wilkes- Barre Man Dead After Industrial Accident

A Wilkes-Barre man is dead after an industrial accident at the Proctor & Gamble plant in Wyoming County Saturday.
According to WNEP, Jason Slavish, 36, was injured while the plant was down for maintenance and that Slavish was injured during repair work on a paper machine and died of head trauma later that day in a local hospital.
P&G officials said Slavish was a 14-year employee and the plant has not had a deadly incident in decades.
Proctor & Gamble is one of the largest employers in Wyoming County and employees interviewed by WNEP said the company is big on safety, requiring employees to wear steel toe boots and safety glasses.
OSHA has been called in to investigate the accident.

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