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An analysis of rotary lawn mower accident statistics showed that measures must be undertaken to reduce or to guard against the hazards of operating these machines. A cantilever rod blade guard was designed, built, developed, and tested. The rotary mower, when equipped with a blade guard, mowed the lawn satisfactorily and yet, when encountering a test object (a dressed chicken), passed over it without inflicting injury to the test object.
American Society of Agricultural Engineers
December 12, 2012
Buchele, Wesley F. and Baldwin, William I., "Development of a Blade Guard for Mowing" (1978). Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Publications. 139.