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Accident: 980946 - Employee Injured When Glove Caught By Milling Machine

Accident: 980946 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 09/29/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10796699610/10/19893714Dexter Axle Division
At 1:00 p.m. on September 29, 1989, Employee #1 was hand buffing the spindle using a piece of emery paper on the Okuma LC 20 4-way IS Simulation lathe, Serial Number 6011-3227, at the CNC Number 4 station. Employee #1's glove got caught, pulling her into the machine, breaking her left wrist and forearm and hitting her head on the chuck, causing a concussion and facial injuries. Employee #1 was hospitalized, unconscious in a coma.
Keywords: fracture, caught by, milling machine, arm, concussion, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107966996 Hospitalized injury Concussion Lathe and turning machine operators

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