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Accident: 170701825 - Employee'S Fingertip Amputated By Deburring Bit

Accident: 170701825 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 06/10/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12591388907/16/19983429Mclean Inc
Employee #1, a machine operator, was using a drill press fitted with a deburring bit to remove excess material from the inside of a lever-style door handle. The cotton glove on her right hand became caught on the rotating bit, amputating the tip of her ring finger.
Keywords: clothing, amputated, finger, glove, work rules, caught by, drill press, press operator, press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125913889 Hospitalized injury Amputation Drilling and boring machine operators

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