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Accident: 170587232 - Employee Amputates Tip Of Thumb In Drill Press

Accident: 170587232 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 06/28/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12025293708/04/19953429Tower Industries
Employee #1 was using a drill press to drill parts for a fishing reel. The gloves she was wearing hit the moving drill parts, catching her hand. The tip of her left thumb was amputated, for which she was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, glove, caught by, thumb, drill press, press operator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120252937 Hospitalized injury Amputation Drilling and boring machine operators

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