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Factory Worker Injured as Hand is Caught in Machinery

Sparkill woman taken to Nyack Hospital for treatment

A 45-year-old woman from Sparkill injured her right hand when it was caught in a machine at a factory in Congers, according to police and fire officials.

said the worker at Intercos America, 200 N. Route 303, Congers, got her hand stuck in a hydroulic press used in the manufacturing of cosmetics at about 10:22 p.m. Police, volunteers of the and Congers-Valley Cottage Ambulance Corps were called to assist.

, first assistant chief of the Congers Fire Department, said that as emergency crews arrived at the factory workers there were able to get the woman's hand freed from the machinery. The woman was taken to by Congers-Valley Cottage ambulance for treatment.

Police said that the incident appeared to be caused by human error.

Smitty Chesterfield August 17, 2012 at 05:02 PM
let's give the emergency workers a hand for getting there quickly
Will McAvoy August 17, 2012 at 05:06 PM
How about we make them a paid department.
yeahthatsme August 17, 2012 at 06:01 PM
" GIVE THEM A HAND" are you trying to be funny???
Will McAvoy August 17, 2012 at 08:03 PM
No I'm serious they deserve it and it would create jobs.
Tim August 18, 2012 at 12:57 AM
Shocking this didn't happen @ Intercos did it.....Lets go OSHA go check this place out......

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