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Accident: 200623742 - Employee Dies When Struck By Robotic Equipment

Accident: 200623742 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 03/22/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30992295303/22/20063465Thyssenkrupp Fabco Inc
On March 22, 2006, Employee #1 was operating a left-hand Sill Welder. A robot, used by the company, caught her on the back of her neck, pinning her head between it and the part that was being welded. Employee #1 was transported to Northcrest Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.
Keywords: head, robot, pinned, welding, equipment failure, caught between, struck by, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309922953 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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