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Accident: 202316329 - Employee Amputates Finger That Is Caught In V-Belt Drive

Accident: 202316329 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 10/31/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30989783311/06/20064911Edison Mission Operation & Maintenance
On October 31, 2006, a mechanic was lubricating the drive pulley of an air compressor when he got his gloved finger caught in the V-belt drive. His right middle finger tip was amputated, but he was not hospitalized.
Keywords: compressor, maintenance, amputated, finger, glove, mechanic, caught by, v-belt, pulley, lubricating
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309897833 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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