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Accident: 202445946 - Employee'S Hand Is Twisted By Drill Bit

Accident: 202445946 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 11/21/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12615881503/06/20073711Amrep Inc
On November 21, 2006, Employee #1 was operating a Cleereman Drill Press, Model Number 440. He was drilling holes in 2-in. by 2-in. by 1-in. metal pieces. He had drilled two pieces and was setting up to drill a second hole in the third piece. He was injured when he moved his gloved hand past the rotating drill bit. The drill caught the glove, (Ansell Edmont Golden Grab-It II gloves, Style 16-347), and his hand was twisted. He was hospitalized at Chino Valley Medical Center, for a severe laceration and open fracture of his left pinky finger.
Keywords: fracture, rotating parts, drill operator, finger, glove, laceration, drill press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126158815 Hospitalized injury Fracture Misc. metal & plastic processing machine operators

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