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Mighty Rivers Recycling, LLC Worker Injured in Industrial Accident at Recycling Plant in Alton, Illinois

Alton, Illinois — A worker at Mighty Rivers Recycling, LLC, located at 121 Chessen Lane, sustained serious injuries in an industrial accident.

According to initial information, the worker was operating an excavator when a canister unexpectedly exploded, causing him traumatic facial injuries and uncontrolled bleeding.

Mighty Rivers Recycling, LLC employs torches to dismantle old metal vehicles, preparing them for recycling.

No further information regarding his condition is available.

The injured worker deserves answers and justice for the injuries suffered

The recent industrial accident at Mighty Rivers Recycling, LLC, in Alton, Illinois, brings attention to the importance of workplace safety.

It is essential for employers, especially in environments with elevated risks, to prioritize the implementation of safety procedures. Companies must provide adequate safety equipment and tools to ensure the well-being of workers engaged in tasks that pose potential hazards.

Manufacturers of products also play an important role in workplace safety. Here, it is concerning that the canister exploded. Why did this happen? We have handled several cases similar to this where a defective product or component was the root cause of the explosion. Is that what happened here?

Workers have a fundamental right to operate in a safe and protected atmosphere. A detailed investigation will help determine exactly what happened and help the injured receive the answers and justice he deserves.



The Ammons Law Firm represents clients nationwide in catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation, with extensive experience in complex auto/tire defect and commercial vehicle cases.

Disclaimer: This post is not legal advice. Information contained in this blog was compiled from third-party sources or is the opinion of the author. Please inform us immediately if false or misleading information is contained in this post.



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