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Accident: 201691136 - Employee Suffers Amputation Using Drill Press

Accident: 201691136 -- Report ID: 0950662 -- Event Date: 11/07/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12593020611/13/20032511Cisco Brothers Corp

At approximately 7:30 a.m. on November 7, 2003, Employee #1 was working in the wood mill of a furniture manufacturer drilling small corner pieces on the shop pedestal drill press. Employee #1 had finished drilling a part and he reached to remove the piece. Employee #1's hand was bandaged from an injury a week earlier and came in contact with the rotating drill bit. Employee #1 suffered a partial amputation to the little finger, around the first joint. Employee #1 was hospitalized.

Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, finger, caught by, drill press

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125930206 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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