Accident Report Detail
Accident: 98104.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated In Drill Press
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At approximately 8:30 a.m. on August 3, 2017, an employee was drilling holes in square steel tubing operations on a mill while wearing gloves. The gloves were s upplied by the employer to protect against burn hazards from hot metal shavings. The employee sustained finger amputations when the left glove was caught aroun d the rotating chuck and cutting bit. There was not any type of guarding in plac e to prevent the employee's hands or gloves from making accidental contact with the rotating chuck of the mill or the cutting bit. The employee was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
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