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Accident: 201510104 - Employee Injured In A Grinding Operation

Accident: 201510104 -- Report ID: 0950651 -- Event Date: 01/26/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12568905901/27/20001446Silica Resources Inc
Employee #1 was standing approximately 5 ft away from a grinding operation. The grinder involved was improperly modified and fitted with a stone grinding wheel with a lower rpm limit than that of the grinder. At the time of the accident the grinding stone broke and struck Employee #1 in the face by pieces of the broken grinding wheel. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: face, grinder, grinding wheel, equipment failure, struck by
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125689059 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Misc. metal,plastic,stone&glass-working mach. op's

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