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Accident: 170245898 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Drill

Accident: 170245898 -- Report ID: 1055310 -- Event Date: 12/03/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11144496401/11/19913273Builders Concrete Inc/Dba Bellingham Marine Ind
Employee #1, age 17, was drilling holes into 20-ft-long by 3-in. by 10-in. boards. The 3.5-in.-diameter holes were countersunk 1 in. Employee #1 moved one board down the roller table to drill the last hole, turned his head, and pushed with his left hand. His rubber glove caught on the drill bit and was drawn into the drill. Three of his fingers were amputated. Employee #1 was wearing gloves because the boards were wet.
Keywords: clothing, rotating parts, amputated, finger, glove, caught by, boring machine
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111444964 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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