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Accident: 116894.015 - Employee Amputates Finger In Air Handler Belt And Pulley

Accident: 116894.015 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 05/21/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1406244.01506/06/2019City Of Norfolk, Dept. Of General Services
At 10:00 a.m. on May 21, 2019, an employee was greasing a motor bearing on an ai r handler when his right glove was caught by the belt and pulley pulling his han d into the machine. The employee amputated his ring finger below the second knuc kle, requiring hospitalization.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught between, caught in, energized, fan, fan belt, finger, glove, hvac, hand, lockout, lockout/tagout, maintenance, pinched, point of operation, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1406244.015 55 M Hospitalized injury

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