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Accident: 170883425 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated When Caught In Running Fan Belt

Accident: 170883425 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 05/26/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11987249706/14/19954111Laidlaw Transit Services
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on May 26, 1995, Employee #1, of Laidlaw Transit Services, Los Angeles, CA, was repairing an air conditioning compressor on a rear-engine bus. His right hand came in contact with the running belt, partially amputating his four fingers. He was taken to White Memorial Hospital and hospitalized. He is now being treated as an outpatient.
Keywords: compressor, amputated, repair, automotive repair, air conditioner, finger, work rules, lockout, fan belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119872497 Hospitalized injury Amputation Automobile mechanics

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