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Accident: 101139.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Partially Amputation When Caught In Fan

Accident: 101139.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 10/31/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1280254.01511/30/2017Eisenhower Medical Center
At 11:30 a.m. on October 31, 2017, Employee #1, a hospital maintenance worker, w as using various tools to replace a pulley belt on a Cook AC/VCR Centrifugal roo f and wall exhauster machine, EF-12B Model-365 ACRUX/365RX11B. Although Employee #1 turned off the machine, before starting work, the belt was still turning. As Employee #1 placed his right hand inside to stop the belt. The belt caught his right index finger, resulting in a partial amputation. Employee #1 got down fro m the roof, and walked to the emergency room. He was hospitalized for his injury .
Keywords: amputated, caught in, exhaust system, fan belt, finger, lockout, maintenance, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1280254.015 31 M Non Hospitalized injury Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics

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