December 26 2016 Grinder Machine Accident Lawyer in Sacramento Machine Accident Edward Smith A number of jobs especially the ones with workers employed in factories or warehouses involve the use of some kind of machinery. A grinder or grinding machine is one of the many commonly used machines.
Grinder machine accidents can lead to serious injuries. If you or a family member has been hurt while using a grinder machine at work contact me for a free consultation at 916-584-9355. I’ve assisted countless clients in the Northern California area with wrongful death & personal injury cases over the past 36 years.
A welder was using an angle grinder for the preparation work when the disk of the grinder disintegrated. The hand-held angle grinder was fitted with a 230mm diameter cutting-off wheel and when it disintegrated fragments penetrated the victim’s chest and abdomen. He was taken to hospital by rescue helicopter but died the same day.
Accident Date Fatal SIC Description; 1: 201270436: 12/21/1997: X: 3321: Struck By Fragments From A Broken Grinding Wheel. 2: 170900906: 10/09/1997 3546: Caught Finger in Grinding Wheel: 3: 170104749: 03/01/1997: X: 3321: Struck By Broken Grinding Wheel Piece: 4: 201150463: 11/19/1996 4213: Unguarded Grinding Wheel Shattered Loss Right Eye: 5 .
The Pennsylvania factory worker killed instantly in a freak accident with a commercial meat grinder has been identified officials said.