Another teenager at work dies every 10 days all year long. See how to prevent it here:
Summer 2009 saw a resurgence in work dangers in parts of the meat packing industry – for kids not old enough to be working in meat plants, most notably in the Midwest. Does a Recession lead to such disasters? After the Great Recession, danger was still present, but teen injuries decreased in meat packing after 2010. Be careful in 2015, however —
Teens must be age 18 and over to work in meat packing and to operate any power machinery in any workplace, including meat slicers.