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Accident: 676783 - Employee'S Gloved Hand Injured When Caught By Drill Bit

Accident: 676783 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 02/22/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12479762202/22/19943843A Dec Inc

While performing a repetitious drilling job on a drill press, Employee #1 developed a blister on his left thumb. The employee put on a leather glove and on the next stroke, the bit caught the glove and pulled his hand and arm around the bit. Employee #1 was hospitalized.

Keywords: glove, struck against, caught by, thumb, drill press, arm, hand

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124797622 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Cabinet makers and bench carpenters

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