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Accident: 112416.015 - Employee Sustains Finger Injuries When Changing Air Filter

Accident: 112416.015 -- Report ID: 0551701 -- Event Date: 01/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1370009.01501/07/2019Chicago Transit Authority - 103rd Street Garage
At 9:00 a.m. on January 2, 2019, an employee was changing a bus air cleaner filt er and dropped a tool in the engine compartment. The employee went to retrieve a tool and his right hand got caught by the air conditioner compressor belt and p ulley. The employee injured his pointer finger, index finger and ring finger on his right hand. He sustained an amputation of the top digit of middle finger on the right hand.
Keywords: air conditioner, amputated, amputation, belt, bus, caught by, engine, finger, fingertip, hand, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1370009.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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