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Accident: 201074861 - Worker'S Fingers Come Into Contact With Disc Sander

Accident: 201074861 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 02/18/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31268191903/16/20108221University Of California, San Diego - Sio
At 8:30 a.m. on February 18, 2010, Employee #1 was working for a university onboard a research vessel. He was fabricating a new stainless steel hook to hold a door open on the research vessel. He was not using an extension tool to hold the piece as he worked on it with a disc sander. The fingertips of the middle and ring fingers on his left hand came into contact with the disc sander, and the flesh was torn down to the first knuckle. Employee #1 was taken by a coworker to a hospital for treatment for his lacerations.
Keywords: maintenance, sanding machine, emergency response, finger, struck against, laceration, point of operation, ship, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312681919 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Cooks, except short order

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