- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 4, 2014

ALGONQUIN, Ill. (AP) - Federal regulators have opened an investigation into an incident at a northern Illinois snowboard and ski park in which a teenage employee’s arm got trapped in a conveyor lift.

The (Crystal Lake) Northwest Herald reports (https://bit.ly/1fF3bkN ) the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is looking into the incident at Raging Buffalo Snowboard Ski Park in Algonquin. OSHA has six months to conduct the inquiry.

A 17-year-old worker was airlifted Sunday to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge after his arm became entrapped in a conveyor lift.

The park was closed for two days, but its website says it is reopening Tuesday afternoon.

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Information from: The Northwest Herald, https://www.nwherald.com


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