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Accident: 107741.015 - Employee Sustains Partial Finger Amputation From Moving Belt

Accident: 107741.015 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 07/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1333564.01507/26/2018Crown Energy Services, Inc. Dba Able Engineering Services, Inc.
At 9:44 a.m. on July 20, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker were shutting down the ER-3 Return Fan in the mechanical room on the thirty-sixth floor of the building. The employees attempted to manually stop the kinetic energy of the fan. While doing so, Employee #1 made contact with the belt and pulley of the fan and it pulled his glove into the in-running nip point. This caused a partial amputation to his left ring finger. The employee was hospitalized for his injury.
Keywords: pulley, finger, lockout, nip point, glove, fan, caught in, amputated, belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1333564.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Engineering technicians, n.e.c.

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