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Accident: 104268.015 - Employee Amputates Fingers When Caught Between A Belt And Pu

Accident: 104268.015 -- Report ID: 0352460 -- Event Date: 02/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1299290.01502/28/2018Adventist Healthcare, Inc.
At 10:30 a.m. on February 27, 2018, Employee #1 was changing the flywheel belts on a Honeywell air compressor, Model number 241H6D2000, and Serial number 340-34 -215251-252-L. The employee started to remove the belts, when the compressor mot or started up. The belt started rotating, trapping his right hand between the la rge pulley on the air compressor and the two flywheel belts. Employee #1 sustain ed an amputation of his little finger and ring finger, to the first knuckle, and deep lacerations to the thumb and the remaining fingers of his right hand. Empl oyee #1 was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: amputated, belt, compressor, finger, hand, laceration, lockout, pulley, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1299290.015 69 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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