Worker Injured in Conveyor System at Tyson Foods Plant

September 27, 2019

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Worker Injured in Conveyor System at Tyson Foods Plant
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Emergency personnel were called to the Tyson Foods plant in Fayetteville, AR on Thursday after an industrial accident injured a worker at the facility, several local news organizations reported. 

Crews responded to the School Avenue facility at about 9:30 a.m., determining upon arrival that a person had suffered traumatic, non-life-threatening injuries, coverage by ABC News affiliate KATV said.

Television news station KNWA said a female worker was injured when her arm became caught in a conveyor belt.

“We’re investigating an accident that happened at our Fayetteville, AR prepared foods plant this morning. One team member was transported to an area hospital with an injury that is non-life-threatening,” the company said in a statement that was distributed to local media. “We’re grateful for the swift response and assistance of local emergency personnel.”

Tyson Foods’ plant in Fayetteville produces Mexican Original brand prepared foods, including tortillas and taco shells, for foodservice customers. 

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