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Accident: 201631504 - Employee'S Arm Amputated In Drill Press

Accident: 201631504 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 03/19/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30410681803/20/20013441Fought & Company Inc
At approximately 7:05 p.m. on March 19, 2001, the sleeve of Employee #1's sweatshirt became entangled in the bit of a radial arm drill press operating at 160 RPM. Witnesses reported that Employee #1 was spun around six to eight times before his right arm was amputated at the elbow, throwing him to the floor. Employee #1 also sustained lacerations to his head and chest and fractured ankles. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: chest, fracture, head, amputated, laceration, drill press, arm, elbow, ankle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304106818 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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