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Accident: 105754.015 - Two Employees Amputated Their Fingers On A Belt And Pulley

Accident: 105754.015 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 04/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1310884.01504/24/2018Aervoe Industries Incorporated
At 11:45 a.m. on April 23, 2018, an employee had locked out a motor while the su pervisor was not far away on the ground doing something else. The employee notic ed rotation of the belt and pulley. He called the supervisor on the radio, and p roceeded to touch the system. This resulted in the employee's finger becoming am putated between the belt and pulley at the last joint on the pinky finger. Not l ong after, the supervisor did the same thing, resulting in the amputation of thr ee fingers at the last joint.
Keywords: amputation, belt, finger, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1310884.015 19 M Non Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations
2 1310884.015 39 M Non Hospitalized injury Supervisors, mechanics and repairers

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