Alert 05 – 13 Unguarded Engine Fan Results in an Injury

Alert 05 – 13 Unguarded Engine Fan Results in an Injury


While attempting to check the water level in the generator, the mechanic had stepped up on the engine mount and placed his hand through a gap in the radiator fan guard to lever him up and gain access to the radiator cap. As the generator was running at this time, he suffered cuts and abrasions to four fingers when the fan blade made contact with his hand.

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