Accident Report Detail
Accident: 201111184 - Employee'S Finger Amputated In Drill Press
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On July 14, 1998, Employee #1, a machinist for Kaiser Marquardt, was drilling holes in a machine part using a drill press. He was wearing cotton gloves to protect his hands from being cut by the sharp edges of the part. As he moved the part to start drilling another hole in it, his gloved hand became entangled in the drill bit. His left index finger was amputated at the first knuckle. Employee #1 was taken to Northridge Hospital for emergency treatment and was hospitalized.
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