Industrial Safety

BMW contract worker dies from open head trauma, South Carolina OSHA officials investigating

By the Greenville (SC) News

Mar 30, 2018

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South Carolina labor officials are investigating the death of a BMW contract worker at the company's manufacturing facility in Greer.

OSHA investigators were at BMW on Wednesday to search for any safety violations that could have contributed to the death of 45-year-old Bojan Sprah, state OSHA spokesperson Lesia Kudelka said.

Sprah's death was caused by open head trauma, secondary to blunt force trauma and entrapment in moving machinery, Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said. 

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