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Inspection: 112023437 - Ogden Aviation Services

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Foster City District Office

Nr: 112023437Report ID: 0950613Open Date: 03/19/1992

Ogden Aviation Services
San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco, CA 94128
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4581/Airports, Flying Fields, and Airport Terminal Services
Mailing: P.O.Box 280386 Amf,Sfia, San Francisco, CA 94128

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/26/1992
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:04/14/1992

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170175947Event: 03/01/1992Employee'S Finger Amputated In Conveyor Belt Chain Drive.
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on March 1, 1991, Employee #1 was performing maintenance work at Ogden Aviation Services on the drive machinery of a baggage-handling conveyor belt. He had stopped the belt, removed the cover of the chain drive, lubricated the chain, and then restarted the conveyor. He heard a rattling sound coming from the chain drive and decided to investigate, so he removed the cover again, without switching off the machine. His face was sweating so he wiped it with his hand, and as he let his hand fall his finger was caught in the running chain and amputated.
Keywords: chain, maintenance, amputated, baggage conveyor, finger, work rules, lockout, caught between, conveyor belt, lubricating
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112023437 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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