A 30-year-old man has tragically died after he became trapped in a machine at a pallet Factory in St Marys.
At about 5.40am emergency services were called to Next Generation Pallets on Forrester Road after reports that a man has sustained serious injuries.
Four crews from NSW Ambulance attended, alongside a medical specialist team.
Paramedis arrived and treated him at about 6am.
Due to the severity of his head injuries and major loss of blood, he died at the scene.
SafeWork NSW have launched an investigation into the incident.
“Safework is attending a work site at St Marys today after a worker became trapped in a machine. The worker sustained crush injuries. Safework is investigating,” a spokesperson told the Weekender.
The incident comes as the second industrial related death within the past month, after 38-year-old Mohamad Riche fell fell five-storeys down a ventilation shaft.
A report will now be prepared for the Coroner.
A graduate of Western Sydney University, Nicola Barton is a news journalist with the Western Weekender, primarily covering crime and politics.