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Accident: 200530764 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated In Drill Press

Accident: 200530764 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 05/15/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31007971006/07/20063499Des Moines Metal Fabricating

On May 15, 2006, Employee #1 was in the fabrication shop using a Solberga 2025 drill press. The drill was running with the bit down in the drilling position. His glove caught in the moving drill bit, amputating his left index finger to the first knuckle. Employee #1 was hospitalized.

Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, finger, glove, caught by, drill press, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310079710 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous hand working occupations

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