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Accident: 109894.015 - Employee Sprains Both Legs When Caught Between Tug And Cargo

Accident: 109894.015 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 09/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1352136.01510/09/2018Swissport Usa, Inc.
At 5:25 p.m. on September 20, 2018, an employee was standing alongside a tow tug when he released the parking brake to move it back away from a cargo container. The employee was struck by the tug when it veered towards her, pinning her legs between it and the baggage cart. The employee sprained her legs and sustained several contusions. She also experienced short termed numbness in her legs and was hospitalized.
Keywords: pinned, powered industrial vehicle, struck by, caught between, contusion, leg, sprain
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1352136.015 24 F Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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