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Accident: 202552782 - Automotive Technician Amputates Fingers While Setting Timing

Accident: 202552782 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 03/03/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31316956703/15/20117549Euromasters Classic Cars Inc
On March 3, 2011, an employee was working as the lead mechanic in the shop of Euromasters Classic Cars, Inc., a dealership and service center that specialized in Porsches. He was a full-time, non-contract employee. On the day of the incident, he was attempting to set the timing on a 1985 Porsche 911 Turbo. The engine was revved to approximately 4,000 rpm at the time of the accident. At some point, his right hand came into contact with the fan blade of the vehicle. The middle finger of his right hand was severed at the palm, and the ring finger on his right hand was amputated below the second knuckle.
Keywords: maintenance, rotating parts, amputated, fan blade, automotive repair, finger, mechanic, struck against
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313169567 Hospitalized injury Amputation Automobile mechanics

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