Dislocated Ring Finger and Laceration on Little Finger

Brief Description of Incident:

Employee to lift the drill with right hand to inspect it closer supporting the drill at the chuck with his left hand. With finger still on the trigger the drill engaged and the chuck caught on his glove twisting his hand. He was transported to Hospital, after the incident.

Observation:
• Portable hand tools should be de-energized before inspection and/or trouble shooting.
• Any defective power tool shall be removed from service immediately.