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Accident: 98274.015 - Employee Catches Fingers In Pulley System And Amputates Two

Accident: 98274.015 -- Report ID: 0112300 -- Event Date: 08/16/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1255966.01508/17/2017John Bean Technologies Corporation
At 10:20 a.m. on August 16, 2017, an employee removed the guard covering on the engine covering the tension on the belt. The employee grabbed the belt to check the tension on it when the belt activated and pulled the employees hand into the pulley system. The employee suffered amputation from his right hands ring and middle fingertips. The tip of the middle finger was reattached but the employee completely amputated the tip from his ring finger. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: pulley, amputation, maintenance, amputated, belt, lockout/tagout, finger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1255966.015 63 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Electrical and electronic technicians

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