MILFORD, Ohio — The Clermont County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who was killed by a safe door at a Hamilton Safe’s manufacturing plant in Milford.
Union Township police said first responders were sent to the 1000 block of Round Bottom Road for an employee who was trapped. That employee, 59-year-old John Earhart of Batavia, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Hamilton Safe Co. has not said how long Earhart worked at the facility or what his role was.
According to its website, Hamilton Safe Co. is one of the largest manufacturers of physical security products, pneumatic tube systems and audio/video systems.
Cincinnati’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) office is conducting an investigation. Union Township police are also investigating.
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