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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 108899.015 Event: 08/16/2018Employee Receives Thumb Avulsion When Glove Is Caught In Dri
At 8:30 a.m. on August 16, 2018, an employee was operating a drill (DeWalt DWD22 0 ? inch drill, 10.5 amps, 1,200 rpms) using a one inch bit (Tri Flute one inch wood boring drill bit) to drill holes into concrete forms for a slab concrete fl oor. The glove on the employee's left hand became caught in the drill bit and th e employee received an avulsion to his left thumb.
Keywords: avulsion, caught in, concrete form work, concrete slab, drill, drill operator, glove, operating, thumb
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1343945.015 Hospitalized injury Concrete and terrazzo finishers

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