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|Posted: Sun Feb 28th, 2010 05:08 am||
|May 1994 Laundromat Accident
12 year old boy's limb was ripped off by washing machine in Door County, WI
Wisconsin-based American Queensway Inc., which installed the IPSO Big Mac triple-load washer ...
... the washing machine was designed with two safety features, neither of which worked
Girl lost her right hand due to a Washing machine accident during the AGITATE cycle
when she was only 9 years old in 1998.
White-Westinghouse Washer manufactured by White Consolidated Industries Inc.,
owned by Sweden's Electrolux.
An Electrolux spokesman, said the design change that eliminated the safety switch
was actually made to add a different switch to lock the lid during the spin cycle of the washers.
Friday, Mar 20, 2009 @09:57pm EDT
12 year old boy Loses Arm in Laundromat Accident
Defective Lid Switch during SPIN cycle