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Accident: 201150091 - Employee'S Finger Amputated By Bit Of Drill Press

Accident: 201150091 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 01/16/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11989593603/01/19963714Texas Wheel Warehouse

At approximately 7:30 p.m. on January 16, 1996, Employee #1's gloved right hand became entangled in the bit of the drill press he was lubricating. He was transported to the hospital, where his right index finger was surgically amputated to the second joint. Employee #1 was hospitalized for less than 40 hours.

Keywords: clothing, maintenance, amputated, finger, glove, work rules, caught by, drill press, entangled, lubricating

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119895936 Hospitalized injury Amputation Drilling and boring machine operators

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