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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1536927.015 - Worldwide Flight Services Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Nevada Las Vegas


Inspection Nr: 1536927.015
Report ID: 0953220
Date Opened: 06/17/2021

Site Address:
Worldwide Flight Services Inc.
5757 Wayne Newton Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Mailing Address:
3095 East Russell Road Suite D, Las Vegas, NV 89120

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 332710/Machine Shops

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/07/2021


Case Closed: 09/07/2021

Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 136377.015
Event: 06/16/2021
Employee Falls From Seat, Is Crushed By Airplane-Towing Trac

At 10:30 p.m. on June 16, 2021, an employee was working as a freight, stock, or material handler for a firm that provided support for airport flight operations. He was working at the ramp area of a major airport. He and a coworker were ridi ng on a TUG Technologies Corporation conventional pushback tractor. They were in transit to pick up an aircraft from a staging area and to drop it off at a term inal gate. The employee was operating the tractor. The coworker was riding as a passenger. For some reason, the tractor started bouncing as it was in motion. Th e employee was ejected from or fell from the operator's seat and was crushed by the rear tire on the driver's side of the tractor. Emergency medical services we re called. The employee was pronounced dead at the scene. The coworker was restr ained by the tractor's seat belt and did not fall off.

Keywords:aircraft, airport, crushed, ejected, emergency response, fall, seat belt, tire, tractor

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1536927.015 Fatality Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.
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