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Accident: 201380904 - Snapped Drill Bit Lacerates Maintenance Supervisor'S Wrist

Accident: 201380904 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 04/10/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30862763704/10/20072752Sandy Alexander, Inc
On April 10, 2007, Employee #1 was working for a commercial lithographic printer as a maintenance supervisor. He was drilling a hole in a baler for the installation of a static eliminator, when the drill bit snapped and lacerated his left wrist. The Clifton, NJ, Fire Department Emergency Medical Service responded and took him to St. Joseph Hospital in Paterson, NJ. He received eight stitches to his left wrist and returned to work the same day, without any need for hospitalization.
Keywords: maintenance, printing, laceration, baler, electric drill, mech malfunction, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308627637 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Machinery maintenance occupations

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