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Accident: 107684.015 - Employee Lacerates Fingers When Caught In Fan Belt And Pulle

Accident: 107684.015 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 07/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1333078.01507/25/2018Microchem Corp.
At 10:30 a.m. on July 13, 2018, an employee opened the guard to the fan motor ca sing without performing lockout/tag out to inspect the fan belt and grease zerk fittings. The employee reached into the casing to remove a dust cover from the zerk fittings and caught his right hand by the fan belt and drew it around the l ower pulley. The employee lacerated several fingers and was hospitalized.
Keywords: caught by, fan belt, finger, guard, hand, laceration, lockout/tagout, maintenance, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1333078.015 56 M Non Hospitalized injury Not Applicable

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