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Accident: 103004.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip While Using Drill Press

Accident: 103004.015 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 02/05/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1294149.01502/12/2018Wood-Mode, Incorporated
At 2:00 p.m. on February 5, 2018, an employee was drilling holes into front fram e stiles with a drill press and kept his hand within the two guides that were us ed to hold the wooden stile in place. The employee stepped on the foot pedal an d a hold down pressed against the top, trapping the employee's right hand middle finger. The employee amputated his finger's tip and was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught between, drill press, finger, foot-powered press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1294149.015 39 F Non Hospitalized injury Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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