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Accident: 114533.015 - Employee Amputates Two Fingers While Performing Maintenance

Accident: 114533.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 03/07/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1385725.01503/18/2019Case Western Reserve University
At 6:00 p.m. on March 7, 2019, an employee removed a metal guard from the back p ortion of the Fan 29 while it was running and reached in with his left hand to r eplace the belt. The employee amputated his index and middle fingers at the fir st knuckle when caught by the belt. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, caught by, fan, fan belt, finger, guard, maintenance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1385725.015 59 M Non Hospitalized injury Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics

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