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Accident: 200532968 - Worker Amputates Thumb While Operating Drill Press

Accident: 200532968 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 06/08/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31342355006/10/20093715Usa Staffing, Inc.

On June 8, 2009, Employee #1, of USA Staffing, Inc., was drilling holes in steel frames. He was using a drill press to drill the holes in steel framing when a string from his cotton glove was caught in the drill press. Employee #1 amputated his left thumb and the distal tip of 5th digit (pinky finger).

Keywords: amputated, steel, glove, thumb, drill press

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313423550 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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