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Accident at International Paper facility


March 27, 2007
By Pulp & Paper Canada

A woman is recovering from a serious accident at International Papers facility in Vanderbilt, TN.

A woman is recovering from a serious accident at International Papers facility in Vanderbilt, TN.

According to a report by the Daily News Journal, the 42 year-old woman got her hair and arm caught in a cardboard shredding machine. It took roughly two hours to remove the victim from the conveyor belt and machine, the report confirmed.

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She was really lucky. If shed gotten any closer, she would have gotten to those knives that cut up the cardboard, the story reported Captain of the Murfreesboro Fire Department Keith Bratcher as saying.

An investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing.


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