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Accident: 126153394 - Employee Is Injured When Crushed Between Vehicles

Accident: 126153394 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 07/22/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12615339408/26/20044513Federal Express Corporation
On July 22, 2004, Employee #1, with the Federal Express Corporation, was performing ground support work at the FedEx terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. A coworker drove an equipment tug into Employee #1, pinning his legs between this tug and another stationary one. Employee #1 received crushing soft-tissue injuries and fractures to both legs. The coworker had a history of tug accidents, and reported to company investigators that he had been driving with one foot on the brake and one on the accelerator at the time of the accident.
Keywords: fracture, brake, airport, pinned, caught between, crushed, struck by, cart, contusion, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126153394 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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