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Accident: 201390226 - Employee Killed When Struck By Piece Of Drill Press

Accident: 201390226 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 07/19/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12724637907/19/20013544Buehrle Engineering Inc
An employee was operating a drill press using a honing device. The employee did not have training in the proper speed of the device and was operating at a speed which caused the device to fly apart. A piece of the honing device flew across the shop hitting Employee #1 in the chest. Employee #1 went into cardiac arrest and died at a hospital.
Keywords: cardiac arrest, drill press, struck by, flying object, untrained
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 127246379 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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