• Published: 25 Aug 2021

Hand injury sustained during routine checks

Hand Injury during routine checks image
Hand Injury during routine checks image

Cause & Consequence

  • Moving, flying or falling object
  • Moving machinery or material being machined

Contributing Factor

  • Complacency

Description of Incident

During routine weekly checks, the injured person (IP) was performing the weekly test for the Emergency Generator, he approached the generator to investigate an abnormal noise coming from the cooling fan, his fingers were struck by the fan blades and he sustained an injury to 3 fingers.

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