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Accident: 100195.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Caught In Belt And Pulley And Amputated

Accident: 100195.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 10/13/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1273042.01510/26/2017Cleaver-Brooks Sales And Service, Inc.
At 2:15 p.m. on October 13, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a boiler services com pany, was conducting maintenance on a boiler. Lockout-tagout was not implemente d. As Employee #1 removed the v-belt, the boiler's drive system activated. Emp loyee #1's left middle finger was caught in the v-belt/pulley, and the fingertip was amputated. Employee #1 received treatment for the amputation but was not h ospitalized.
Keywords: amputation, boiler, caught in, construction, finger, lockout/tagout, maintenance, nip point, pulley, v-belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1273042.015 60 M Non Hospitalized injury Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics

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