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Accident: 200625572 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Shattered Glass Fragment

Accident: 200625572 -- Report ID: 0454714 -- Event Date: 12/22/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31412249012/23/20093231Schott Gemtron Corporation
On December 22, 2009, Employee #1 was using a CNC cutting table to cut 29.5 in. by 21.5 in. pieces of glass from a 6 ft by 7 ft sheet of tempered glass. After the CNC cutting table had scored the glass, Employee #1 broke off a 1 in. by 6 ft and a 1 in. by 7 ft strip of glass. Employee #1 had first disposed of the 1 in. by 6 ft piece into a metal dumpster, which was located near the CNC cutting table. The glass hit something and broke into a 1 in. by 24 in. piece and struck him in his neck. He died due to significant amount of blood loss from the neck laceration.
Keywords: broken glass, laceration, neck, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314122490 Fatality Puncture Slicing and cutting machine operators

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