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Accident: 14394480 - Employee Killed When Struck By Flying Part Of Saw Blade

Accident: 14394480 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 04/27/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10146749605/16/19891771A & A Enterprises, Inc
Employee #1 was using a 65HP concrete saw equipped with a 36 in. diameter diamond impregnated blade. He was sawing the edge off a concrete approach ramp to a truck scale because the metal scale was rubbing on the edge of the approach when the blade flew apart. It broke the guard, and a piece of the blade struck Employee #1 across the forehead. He was killed.
Keywords: maintenance, forehead, construction, equipment failure, saw, struck by, flying object, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101467496 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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