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Accident: 112087.015 - Employee Catches Finger With Drill Bit And Sustains Multiple

Accident: 112087.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 09/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1368096.01512/19/2018Co Line Welding Inc

On September 4, 2018, an employee was using a portable 3/4 inch Milwaukee Electr omagnetic Drill Press, Cat. No. 4262-1 with a missing E-stop/off button to drill several holes in 1.5 inch angle iron. The employee slid the angle iron toward the rotating bit to drill another hole and his gloved left hand's index finger w as entangled in drill bit. The employee lacerated and dislocated his finger, su stained tendon damage, and lost his fingernail. Hospitalization was not require d.

Keywords: caught by, dislocated, drill, drill press, finger, laceration, tendon

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1368096.015 55 M Non Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters

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