Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 201073954 - Employee Is Injured When Trailer Tilts
|Sweetwater Union High School District Maint Dept
Abstract: At approximately 9:45 a.m. on June 17, 2009, Employee #1 was a heavy equipment operator working for the maintenance department of a school district. He was unhooking a 10-ton tilting flat bed trailer from a dump truck while a coworker drove a skip loader off the trailer. When the trailer tilted, Employee #1's arm became caught between the dump body apron of the truck and the trailer pintle, causing a laceration and fracture to his left arm. He was hospitalized at UCSD Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.
|Nature of Injury
|Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators