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Accident: 98927.015 - Employee Is Performing Preventative Maintenance On Ventilati

Accident: 98927.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 08/17/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1263196.01509/12/2017Sacramento Medical Center Sutter Health
At 12:25 a.m. on August 17, 2017, an employee logged and tagged a ventilation pump for preventative maintenance. The employee's gloved hand was pulled between the belt and pulley when the fan blades turned from pressure in the duct. The employee amputated his right hand pinky fingertip when struck by the fan blades. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: pulley, fan blade, lockout/tagout, amputation, finger, belt, caught in, struck by, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1263196.015 33 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Mechanical engineering technicians

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