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Accident: 200101236 - Employee Killed When Robot Pinned His Neck

Accident: 200101236 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 12/29/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30448765512/31/20013714Jr Wheel Inc.
On December 29, 2001, Employee #1 was cleaning up at the end of his shift and entered a robot cell that was not locked out. When the robot machinery started up, it grabbed his neck and pinned Employee #1 under a wheel rim, asphyxiating him.
Keywords: wheel, maintenance, asphyxiated, robot, lockout, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304487655 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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