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Accident: 200534691 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated By Drill Press

Accident: 200534691 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 11/21/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31622194412/05/20113523Kinze Manufacturing, Inc.

On November 21, 2011, Employee #1 was operating a Carlton drill press with an unguarded point of operation. He was wearing cotton gloves, in violation of company policy. While the machine was operating, Employee #1 reached into it to release a clamp and rotate a part. When the drill bit caught his right glove, his hand was pulled into machine. Employee #1 was hospitalized for partially amputated ring and little fingers.

Keywords: amputated, finger, glove, work rules, machine operator, caught by, lockout, drill press, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316221944 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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