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Accident: 97160.015 - Employee Catches Finger In Timing Belt And Fractures It

Accident: 97160.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 04/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1229651.01505/02/2017Best Auto Care, Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on April 25, 2017, an employee was repairing a timing belt. While completing the repair, the employee discovered an oil leak and was investigating it's cause. The employee opened the panel behind the driver-side front wheel an d reached in behind the panel. The employee had his right middle finger caught b y the timing belt and amputated it from the hand. The employee was not hospital ized.
Keywords: automotive repair, belt, caught by, finger, fracture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1229651.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Automobile mechanics

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