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Accident: 201173358 - Firefighter Injures Finger In Fan

Accident: 201173358 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 05/15/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12570927905/20/20039224City Of Davis Fire Dept.
On May 15, 2003, Employee #1, a firefighter with the City Of Davis, was participating in a confined space training exercise when he and another firefighter were directed to move an electric exhaust fan. Without turning the fan off, they began to align it with an opening. Although there was a guard on the fan, Employee #1's left index finger came into contact with fan blade, and his finger tip was partially amputated.
Keywords: firefighter, rotating parts, amputated, fan, fan blade, confined space, finger, guard, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125709279 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Firefighting occupations

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