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Accident Summary Nr: 14310478 - Employee Killed When Struck By Saw Chain Segment

Accident Summary Nr: 14310478 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 06/25/1993
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
10734849206/29/199373590All County Equipment & Supply, Inc.
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
10734812007/01/199316230Monroe Roadways, Inc.

Abstract: Employee #1 was enlarging an existing hole in the top of a manhole cover when the diamond segmented chain on a Maxcut 12 saw broke and projected a diamond segment into his chest. The segment fractured his sternum and severed his aorta. Employee #1 died. The pneumatic powered concrete saw was manufactured by Spitnas, type 510090000, Masch. NR. 914141.

Keywords: manhole cover, equipment failure, saw, chest, heart, severed, construction, struck by, artery, flying object

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury Occupation
1 107348492 Occupation Not Listed
2 107348120 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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