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Accident: 170903025 - Employee'S Hand Injured While Dismantling Drill Rod

Accident: 170903025 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 11/01/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11983188111/06/19954953Bkk Landfill
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on November 1, 1995, Employee #1, a helper, and his drilling supervisor were dismantling a drill rod. The supervisor was raising the drill hammer upward when it became stuck at approximately 6 ft because of sand and dirt lodged in the slide rail. Employee #1 placed his hand under the hammer and was rocking the drill rod to free the hammer when the hoisting cable parted and released the hammer. Employee #1's right hand was injured when it became caught between the hammer and the J-wrench. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: dismantling, stuck, work rules, broken cable, caught between, inexperience, drill rig--non-oil, falling object, hand, hoistline
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119831881 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Operating engineers

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