This story is a good reminder of the hazards when machines are shut down for cleaning, maintenance or to clear debris.
A man trapped in a crusher had to have his leg amputated to be freed from the machine.
The 25-year-old worker in Australia was trapped for more than an hour at the K and D brick plant.
He’s hospitalized in critical condition.
Here’s what led to the injury: The crusher had been stopped to remove some debris.
The worker who restarted the machine didn’t realize that someone was still inside the crusher at the time.