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Accident: 117166.015 - Employee Suffers Finger Amputation By Fan Belt And Pulley

Accident: 117166.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 01/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1373819.01501/25/2019Enovity Inc.
At 1:15 p.m. on January 22, 2019, an employee and his coworker were engaged in d iagnostic testing of an air handling unit. The employee was instructed to rotate the fan with hand while the coworker was inside the unit listening to the movem ent of the fan. The employee was moving the fan by rotating the fan motor with t he palm of his hands when his finger was got caught between the fan belt and the pulley. The employee suffered a partial amputation of the right index finger. H ospitalization was not required.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, fan belt, finger, partial amputation, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1373819.015 29 M Non Hospitalized injury Engineers, n.e.c.

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