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Accident: 201179561 - Employee Amputates Finger While Using Drill Press

Accident: 201179561 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 05/23/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30936935306/20/20063353Elixer Industries
Employee #1 had changed drill bits on a drill press and when he turned the machine back on, the chain which was attached to the chuck key began spinning, wrapped around Employee #1's right index finger, and severed it. Employee #1 was treated for his injury but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: chain, amputated, finger, drill press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309369353 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Drilling and boring machine operators

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