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Coroner: angle grinder used unsafely

Coroner: angle grinder used unsafely
Article Type:
News
Publication Date:
2014-11-21
Jurisdiction:
New Zealand

A man who died in Christchurch last year when his angle grinder exploded into his chest had been operating the machine unsafely, according to a coroner.

The Press reports coroner Richard McElrea found the self-employed builder was using a tool fitted with an oversized and obsolete disc and had no fixed guard in place.

 

 

People Mentioned:
Richard McElrea
Reference No:
141121CA-8982

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