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Accident: 201120193 - Complex Fracture Of The Left Ankle-Driving A Tow Tractor

Accident: 201120193 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 02/26/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11974606303/27/19974512United Airlines, Moc

Employee #1 was being trained in his new job assignment as a janitor when he was told to drive a tow tractor. On his first day of driving the tractor, he was seriously injured when his left foot was crushed between the tractor and a trash container. His foot was dangling outside of the tractor when he backed into the trash bin. He sustained complex fractures of his left ankle.

Keywords: fracture, crushed, tow truck, ankle

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119746063 Hospitalized injury Fracture Janitors and cleaners

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