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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201150091 Event: 01/16/1996Employee'S Finger Amputated By Bit Of Drill Press
At approximately 7:30 p.m. on January 16, 1996, Employee #1's gloved right hand became entangled in the bit of the drill press he was lubricating. He was transported to the hospital, where his right index finger was surgically amputated to the second joint. Employee #1 was hospitalized for less than 40 hours.
Keywords: clothing, maintenance, amputated, finger, glove, work rules, caught by, drill press, entangled, lubricating
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119895936 Hospitalized injury Amputation Drilling and boring machine operators

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