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Accident: 201112547 - Employee'S Finger Amputated In Drill Press

Accident: 201112547 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 02/18/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11994031003/27/20003751Kraft Tech, Inc.
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on February 18, 2000, Employee #1 was operating a drill press in the machine shop of Kraft Tech, Inc. The press was equipped with a 2 in. diameter hole saw that Employee #1 was using to cut 1.5 in. diameter pipe sections for use as motorcycle frame backbones. As he worked, his gloved hand became snagged by the spinning hole saw, and his middle finger was partially amputated.
Keywords: clothing, amputated, finger, glove, machinist, metal shop, caught by, drill press, metal saw
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119940310 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Drilling and boring machine operators

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