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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170737969 - Employee Lacerates Fingers In Vacuum Cleaner

Accident: 170737969 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 05/07/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11991270705/17/19941542Shot Blast Specialist
At 3:55 p.m. on May 7, 1994, Employee #1, curious as to how a vacuum worked, put his fingers inside the unit while the vacuum was running. He sustained lacerations to three fingers on his right hand. He was treated and released at St. John's Hospital. There were no witnesses.
Keywords: finger, vacuum cleaner, work rules, construction, lockout, laceration, blind reaching
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119912707 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Helpers, construction trades

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