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Accident: 170719348 - Employee'S Finger Partly Severed By Engine V-Belt And Pulley

Accident: 170719348 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 01/11/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11991600501/13/19947539Santa Maria Jiffy Lube

On January 11, 1994, Employee #1 was checking a new oil filter for oil flow when his fingers were caught in the v-belt and pulley. As instructed by his employer, Employee #1 had put his right hand on the filter, which is close to the v-belt. His index finger was nearly amputated. A doctor was able to put the finger back on.

Keywords: severed, automotive repair, finger, work rules, caught by, v-belt, pulley

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119916005 Hospitalized injury Amputation Automobile mechanic apprentices

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