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Court Summary - at a glance
The machine had a laser safe sensor guard which had been disconnected and not operating at the time of the incident. If the laser guard had been operative, the machine would automatically cease operating at this point.
- Ensure that the laser guard on the machine is operative;
- Discontinue using the machine until adequate guarding is installed if it is missing;
- Actively monitor the use of the machine by physical checks of the functionality of the guard.