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Fatality at ArcelorMittal Cleveland

Written by John Packard

An ArcelorMittal spokesperson confirmed to Steel Market Update earlier today that their Cleveland facility had a fatality on Saturday afternoon. Local press reports are reporting the fatality occurred when the 50 year old man fell off a railroad car and into the path of an oncoming train.

The company provided the following information regarding the accident:

We are saddened to confirm that there was a fatality at ArcelorMittal Cleveland on Saturday afternoon. The incident, which occurred on the facility’s railroad, remains under investigation by the company and United Steelworkers. Appropriate agencies have also been notified. The ArcelorMittal family extends our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of the deceased. The health and safety of our employees remains the number one priority for ArcelorMittal.

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