Industrial Safety

Forklift explosion at P&G plant in Louisiana kills worker

By Powder & Bulk Solids

May 30, 2018

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Fire officials said a forklift explosion was the cause of a 56-year-old worker’s death Thursday morning at the Procter & Gamble (P&G) plant in Pineville, LA.

The man was reportedly operating the equipment at the facility at about 3 a.m. when the incident occurred. Local media identified the victim as Allen Kendrick of Jena, LA.

“The safety of our employees is a top priority, and there is an investigation underway at this time," P&G said in a statement released to local media.

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