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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200750107 - Employee Killed When Struck By Blade

Accident: 200750107 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 03/11/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1817993703/14/19973531Bucyrus Blade, Inc.

Employee #1 was operating an upright drill press to countersink holes in a 3/4 in. by 14 in. by 46 1/2 in. blade. The drill bit apparently bound up in the hole he was countersinking, causing the blade to spin and strike Employee #1. He was killed.

Keywords: unsecured, work rules, drill press, struck by, blade, press operator, press, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18179937 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Laborers, except construction

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