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Accident: 202613212 - Employee Amputates Finger In Skil Drill

Accident: 202613212 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/01/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31350802004/06/20103089Bolding Engineering Co,Products
At approximately 10:05 a.m. on April 1, 2010, Employee #1 had completed moving plastic tubing throughout the warehouse and continued to the grooving area where she began operating a Skil Drill Model Number 890. Employee #1 was wearing cotton gloves while moving the plastic tubing and did not take them off when she began working with the Skil Drill. Employee #1 placed a piece of plastic tubing on the drill bit of the Skil Drill. As Employee #1 was placing the plastic tubing onto the drill bit, her left glove was pulled into the drill bit. When Employee #1 took off her glove, the left ringer finger was amputated up to the second knuckle. Employee #1 was treated and released at Loma Linda University Hospital. The employer reported the accident to the Division on April 1 at 10:48 a.m. Employee #1 was a regular employee of Bolding Engineering Inc., a plastic manufacturer located in Rialto, CA.
Keywords: amputated, finger, glove, plastic mfg, electric drill, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313508020 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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