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Worker caught, seriously injured in unguarded auger

A worker was operating an unguarded, gas-powered auger mounted to a floating deck tied to a barge. The worker’s clothing got caught in the counterbore portion of the auger drill bit, and he became entangled in the bit, resulting in serious injuries.

Publication Date: Jun 2016 File type: PDF (184 KB) Asset type: Hazard Alert Alert: HA Injury 2016-01