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Accident: 170735542 - Employee'S Finger Amputated By Belt

Accident: 170735542 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 07/10/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12004014207/25/19957538Tom'S Auto Repair Center
Employee #1, an auto mechanic for Tom's Auto Repair, was working on a car air conditioning unit. The car's owner turned the ignition key and Employee #1's finger became caught in a serpentine belt at the air conditioning pump. The first digit of his right ring finger was amputated. Employee #1 was transported by paramedics to the hospital.
Keywords: amputated, automotive repair, belt, finger, work rules, mechanic, caught between, pump, communication
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120040142 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Automobile mechanics

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