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Accident: 201480829 - Employee Suffers Multiple Injuries- Cleaning Robotic Arm

Accident: 201480829 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 09/19/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11979186101/15/19983411Crown Cork & Seal
Employee #1, a maintenance mechanic, was in the process of cleaning metal shaving out of a machine. While he was cleaning, he was struck and pinned by a robotic arm resulting in multiple injuries. He apparently failed to de-energize the machine and disengage the robotic head.
Keywords: robot, pinned, cleaning, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119791861 Hospitalized injury Other Industrial machinery repairers

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