Employee severely injured after getting hand caught in machine at Schick in Milford
The 911 call came in just before 9:30 a.m. First responders said the employee’s right hand was entangled in manufacturing equipment.
Workers were able to turn off machine and begin to take it apart before first-responders arrived. Firefighters worked for almost 20 minutes to free the employee’s hand from the machine.
Paramedics applied a tourniquet to control the bleeding. She was then taken to Yale-New Haven Trauma Center. Her condition is currently not known.
Schick officials are working with an the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to investigate how the accident occurred.