Common Hand Injuries

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What are common hand injuries?

Common Hand Injuries

Even though OSHA regulations require industrial work gloves be worn in hazardous areas, hand injuries still occur. The most common hand injuries are:

Lacerations or cuts to the hands

Amputation of a hand or the hands

Loss of a finger

Burns either by chemicals or fire

Broken pieces of material become lodged into the hand

Crush injuries resulting in broken bones



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