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Accident: 956177 - Employee'S Hand Injured When Caught In Drill Press

Accident: 956177 -- Report ID: 0950634 -- Event Date: 02/07/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11206504002/18/19922511Tru Wood Products
Employee #1 was wearing a loose-sleeved sweater while cleaning a work table under a running drill press with his right hand. He accidentally hit the foot pedal and the descending drill bit caught his right sleeve and hand, resulting in a laceration and a cut tendon in his right hand. A serious violation of T8CCR 3383(g) was observed and cited.
Keywords: clothing, tendon, work rules, cleaning, foot control, caught by, lockout, laceration, drill press, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112065040 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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