Employee crushed to demise by airport aircraft tools in Chicago
Jijo George, 35, an Envoy Air upkeep mechanic, was discovered unresponsive beneath an “plane drivable pushback equipment” automobile at round 2 p.m., the Chicago Solar-Instances reported.
He died lower than two hours later at Chicago’s Resurrection Medical Heart, the paper mentioned.
Authorities decided his demise was “an accident,” although an investigation by the U.S. Division of Labor is underway.
The husband and father of 1 was anticipating a second little one within the subsequent month, Chicago Indian neighborhood organizer Nisha Eric instructed the paper.
“We’re offering assist to the household and our workers to assist them via this loss,” Envoy Air spokeswoman Minnette Vélez-Conty mentioned in a press release.
“At present, the state of affairs is below investigation by our security group. We reiterate our dedication to security and safety as we rigorously keep insurance policies, processes and techniques to attain the best ranges of security within the office.”