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Accident: 14529788 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Robot

Accident: 14529788 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 03/13/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1790358403/13/19933365Wyman-Gordon Inv Castings Inc Dba Pcc Structurals
Employee #1, the operator of a robot, went to investigate and/or fix a malfunction in the robot without locking it out. When Employee #1 tried to fix the system, he activated the robot and the robot's arm crushed him against a part being transported on a conveyor. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: chest, repair, robot, work rules, lockout, caught between, crushed, conveyor, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17903584 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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