A 61-year-old contract employee James Lay Jr., was seriously injured at Goodyear Plant in Topeka, Kansas production facility on Tuesday, March 15.
Kansas Personnel Services Inc., the staffing agency that employed Lay, and also Goodyear never have given a full written statement, however OSHA investigators since then were on the location to figure out what happened.
Something fell and then hit Lay on the head, leading to a fatal injury, Lay’s wife told community news. These are definitely the only information available today regarding the incident.
The fatality occurs just weeks after Goodyear Tire made a settlement with OSHA after 4 fatalities took place at its Danville, Va. plant throughout a year.
The company arranged to pay $1.75 million in fines as well as rebuild its health and safety plan due to those worker deaths.
Lay is lived by his wife of in excess of 34 years, a daughter, his mother and father, a brother along with a sister, based on his obituary. His name was released at the request of his loved ones.