Rogue factory robot blamed for death of human colleague

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A rogue robot (not pictured) has been blamed for the death of a factory worker in Michigan CREDIT: TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX / I ROBOT FILM STILL

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…. [read more]

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