One of the first rules of machine shop safety is to remove gloves when operating a drill press or other milling machines. Clothing, including safety gloves, can easily become caught in the machine, pulling the operator's hands into danger.
In January 2013, Mr. Fernandez, a veteran machinist in California was operating an end mill using a 5/16 cutter. In a rush to complete his work, he left his mechanic's gloves on. His left index finger was quickly pulled into the spinning blades.
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