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Accident: 201154531 - Employee'S Finger Amputated By Drill

Accident: 201154531 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 01/03/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12596606902/06/20013423Garden Pals
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on January 3, 2001, Employee #1 was drilling a hole in a wooden handle of a pair of pruning scissors. He was using a portable drill which was clamped on an edge of a table with a vise. While drilling the hole, Employee #1 was using both of his hands to hold the scissors. The glove of his left hand got caught in the revolving drill bit and pulled his small finger, causing an amputation to his small finger. Employee #1 was taken to Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, glove, caught by, electric drill, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125966069 Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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