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Accident: 201111192 - Employee'S Finger Amputated In Machine

Accident: 201111192 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 07/14/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12602606107/21/19983441Janco Corp.

On July 14, 1998, Employee #1, a machinist for Janco Corporation, was deburring machined parts. He was using a drill bit instead of the normally used deburring tool on a drill press. He was wearing cotton gloves. As he moved the part to deburr it, his gloved hand became entangled in the rotating drill bit. His right index finger was amputated at the second joint. Employee #1 was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital for emergency treatment and transferred to Kaiser-Woodland Hills and hospitalized.

Keywords: amputated, finger, glove, machinist, drill press, hand

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126026061 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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