Rogue factory robot blamed for death of human colleague (STA BREAKING NEWS and ARCHIVES)
A rogue robot has been blamed for the death of a woman killed in an accident at an auto-parts factory in Michigan.
Wanda Holbrook, who worked as a maintenance technician at the Ventra Ionia Mains plant for 12 years, was “trapped by robotic machinery and pronounced dead at the scene” in July 2015.
The 57-year-old’s widower, William Holbrook, has filed a wrongful death complaint seeking damages from five robotics companies responsible for manufacturing, installing and testing the robotics: Lincoln Electric, Flex-N-Gate, Prodomax, FANUC and Nachi.
- Rogue factory robot blamed for death of human colleague - Theresa, 2017-03-14, 23:27 (STA BREAKING NEWS and ARCHIVES)