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Accident: 128614.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated In Air Handling Unit

Accident: 128614.015 -- Report ID: 0355118 -- Event Date: 08/09/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1488079.01508/11/2020Carilion Clinic

At 11:00 a.m. on August 9, 2020, an employee was turning a belt and pulley to an air handling unit fan by hand. The employee's left hand ring finger was caught in a running nip point on the belt and pulley of the air handling unit's fan mot or. This resulted in an amputation of the left hand fourth and fifth (ring and pinky) finger. The employee was not hospitalized. The cause of the amputation wa s the running nip point on the belt and pulley.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, caught in, finger, fingertip, hand, nip point, pulley

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1488079.015 58 M Hospitalized injury Technicians, n.e.c.

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