MILFORD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – A female employee at Schick Manufacturing in Milford was seriously injured Thursday morning when her right hand became trapped in a piece of machinery.

Firefighters responded to the Leighton Road facility shortly before 9:30 and found the woman stuck. They were able to free her in about 17 minutes. Paramedics applied a tourniquet to control the bleeding while also providing an advanced level of patient care, said fire officials.

The woman was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Schick officials are working with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to investigate the incident, said the fire department.

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