Worker Injured at Cleveland Foundry

A Cleveland man is expected to file for long term disability benefits after being seriously injured at the Elyria foundry Thursday morning.

According to officials with the Elyria Fire Department, a worker at the foundry was injured after being trapped in a piece of equipment. The worker’s shoulder was caught inside a 10-foot hole where rolling equipment was located, police said.

The incident was reported shortly before 8:00 a.m. Thursday. The man was extricated after about 40 minutes of work.

Officials at the Elyria Foundry said the man’s injury is believed to be non life-threatening. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the accident.

If you have been injured in the workplace and need assistance with a long-term disability filing, please contact an Indiana Long Term Disability Attorney of the Hankey Law Office, at (800) 520-3633.