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Accident: 511766 - Employee'S Finger Amputated Between Belt And Pulley

Accident: 511766 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 02/08/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11221748402/20/19925541Donovan Shell Station
Employee #1 was putting a new fan belt on a 1983 Pontiac 6000. He had a screw driver in his left hand and a remote start in his right hand. When Employee #1 hit the button on the remote start to turn the pulley, but his left hand slipped and his middle finger became caught between the belt and the pulley. Employee #1's finger was amputated to the first joint.
Keywords: amputated, installing, automotive repair, belt, finger, mechanic, caught between, pulley, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112217484 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Automobile mechanics

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