Iron plate fall at a machine parts factory 1 worker killed 1 injured Aichi Kasugai July 27, 17:24

Before noon on the 27th, at a factory in Kasugai City, Aichi Prefecture, an iron plate lifted by a crane fell down, leaving two workers underlayed, one dead and another injured. The two were cleaning the iron plates, so the police are investigating the cause of the fall.

On the morning of the 27th, at the "Oike Manufacturing Kasugai Factory" that manufactures parts for printing machines in Tsu-cho, Kasugai City, the fire department was informed that the iron plate that had been suspended by the crane had fallen.

When fire fighters rushed to the factory, two workers were laid under a steel plate that had fallen from a height of about 2 meters, and they were taken to a hospital. Died Another man in his thirties is injured, but he is conscious.

According to police, the iron plate that dropped was 4 meters long, 1.5 meters wide, and 2 cm thick, and at that time, two people were cleaning the iron plate that was lifted by a crane. The police are investigating the cause of the fall of the iron plate and investigating whether there was a problem with safety management.