Crews Free Worker’s Arm From Machinery at Quaker Oats PlantCrews Free Worker’s Arm From Machinery at Quaker Oats Plant
October 30, 2017
Fire crews responded to a Quaker Oats in Cedar Rapids, IA on Friday morning after a worker’s arm became trapped in a product lift, several local news organizations report.
First responders from the Cedar Rapids Fire Department found the man in his 20s conscious when they arrived at the scene, Waterloo, IA-based NBC News affiliate KWWL reported.
After the man was extricated from the equipment, he was later taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Cedar Rapids has long been known as a center of cereal production and grain processing. The Quaker Oats plant there is sometimes described as the “world’s largest cereal plant.”
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