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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200520658 - Employee'S Hand Injured When Caught In Drill Press

Accident: 200520658 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 03/10/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11508821303/20/19983633Maytag Company

Employee #1 was operating a drill press when her right glove became caught in the machine's rotating shaft. The first three fingers on her right hand sustained severe lacerations, for which she was hospitalized. The drill press was not guarded and Employee #1 had not been adequately trained for the job.

Keywords: rotating shaft, finger, glove, work rules, caught by, laceration, drill press, press operator, untrained, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115088213 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Machine operators, not specified

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