South Yorkshire workman dies in machinery incident

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A WORKER has been killed in an industrial accident at a South Yorkshire company.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the Macalloy plant on Caxton Way, Dinnington, just after 3pm yesterday.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “Police were called to industrial premises on Caxton Way, Dinnington, where a 56-year-old man from Rawmarsh had been fatally injured after he became trapped in machinery.

“The Health and Safety Executive are aware and we will be conducting a joint investigation with them.”

The company design, manufacture and supply threaded bar systems and have a history dating back to 1948.

Macalloy also supply a range of high strength bar and cable systems for use on wind turbines and high rise buildings.

Nobody from the company was available for comment.