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Accident: 95484.015 - Employee Is Pulled Into A Boring Machine And Suffers Multipl

Accident: 95484.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 05/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1231987.01505/11/2017Carris Reels Of Connecticut
At 4:15 p.m. on May 11, 2017, an employee was using a boring machine to drill ho les in a wooden reel flange. The employee pushed the drilled reel flange furthe r into the equipment before the drill bits stopped moving. The employee's jacke t sleeve was caught in a rotating drill bit and his hand and arm were pulled int o the equipment. The employee sustained a serious laceration injury to the left thumb/palm and possible broken bones in the left arm.
Keywords: arm, boring machine, caught in, crushing, drill press, fracture, hand, laceration, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1231987.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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