Two migrant workers injured in factory accident; 1 in critical condition

Focus Taiwan
Date: 01/07/2021
By: Huang Li-yun and Chiang Yi-ching

CNA file photo (for illustrative purpose only)

Taipei, Jan. 7 (CNA) Two Vietnamese migrant workers were injured, one of them critically, in an accident Thursday at a coffee bean factory in Taipei, where they are employed.

Firefighters were called in at 4:16 p.m., when the two employees became caught in a coffee bean mixing machine at the factory.

One of the workers was rescued and had non-life threatening injuries, but when the other was pulled out of the machine at 5:50 p.m., he had no vital signs, according to the rescue team.

The critically injured migrant worker, 28 years old, was undergoing emergency treatment at a hospital, as of press time.    [FULL  STORY]

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