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Accident: 201636032 - Employee Amputates Thumb While Operating Drill Press

Accident: 201636032 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 05/11/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30982979405/15/20064911Portland General Electric Company

At approximately 8:45 a.m. on May 11, 2006, Employee #1 was drilling a piece of aluminum with a Salberga drill press. He was wearing leather gloves. As Employee #1 placed a piece of aluminum under the drill bit and began drilling, the glove on his left hand became tangled in the drill bit. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for an amputated left thumb.

Keywords: amputated, finger, machine operator, welder, thumb, caught between, drill press

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309829794 Hospitalized injury Amputation Welders and cutters

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