NORTH LAS VEGAS – An industrial accident at the Republic Services facility near Gowan and Commerce sent a man to the hospital Friday morning.
Police and fire units responded to the facility at 11:20 a.m. to investigate reports of a serious accident. The injured man was transported to University Medical Center, and his condition is unknown.
According to an employee, the facility is a recycling plant where bottles, tin cans, newspapers are brought to and sorted. He says it can be dangerous, especially with the piles of material.
Workers were sent home for the day and OSHA is investigating.