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Accident: 108899.015 - Employee Receives Thumb Avulsion When Glove Is Caught In Dri

Accident: 108899.015 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 08/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1343945.01508/17/2018Dgs Construction, Llc.

At 8:30 a.m. on August 16, 2018, an employee was operating a drill (DeWalt DWD22 0 ? inch drill, 10.5 amps, 1,200 rpms) using a one inch bit (Tri Flute one inch wood boring drill bit) to drill holes into concrete forms for a slab concrete fl oor. The glove on the employee's left hand became caught in the drill bit and th e employee received an avulsion to his left thumb.

Keywords: avulsion, caught in, concrete form work, concrete slab, drill, drill operator, glove, operating, thumb
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   5 60

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1343945.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
Cause: Pouring or installing floor decks

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