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Accident: 202449930 - Employee'S Two Fingers Are Amputated Between Belt And Pulley

Accident: 202449930 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 09/16/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31060433509/23/20088299Dhindsa Group Of Co Inc Dba Dbt & Dts

At approximately 11:30 a.m. on September 16, 2008, Employee #1 was servicing a Kenworth Semi-Truck. Another employee who was inside the cab of the semi-truck was repairing the cab lights, and for an unknown reason, he turned on the engine of the semi-truck. Employee #1's left hand was caught between the fan belt and pulley. He sustained partial amputation of his left ring and middle fingers. Employee #1 was transported to the Loma Linda University Hospital. He was treated and released the same day.

Keywords: maintenance, amputated, repair, finger, mechanic, caught between, truck, fan belt, pulley, hand

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310604335 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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