A company official with Walther said there would be no comment at this time.
An investigator with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration was on scene as well.
There have been workplace safety violations at Walther in the past. OSHA issued the company several serious violations in 2010, according to records obtained by this news organization.
The company was issued nine penalties related to how employees were handling materials and general requirements for all machines.
A man has died after a heavy piece of equipment fell on him at a Franklin business this afternoon, the Warren County Coroner’s Office said.
Crews were on the scene of the accident at Walther EMC in the 3500 block of Shotwell Drive around 4 p.m.
Walther EMC is a business that manufactures parts for vehicles.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration also was on the scene investigating the circumstances of the accident.
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-- Dayton Daily News Staff Writer Kara Driscoll contributed to this report.