Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170089312 - Motor Vehicle Accident

Accident: 170089312 -- Report ID: 1054118 -- Event Date: 05/19/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12373334705/19/19934813Gte North West Inc
An employee was using a snowmobile to gain access to a radio located on a ridge near a lake. As he was driving the snowmobile along a trail, the worker was knocked off or fell off the vehicle and rolled down the north side of the road for a distance of about 50 feet. The snowmobile rolled down the hill after the employee and landed on his legs. The employee freed himself and tried to call for help on a two-way radio that he had taken with him. Unfortunately, communications were poor. He was stranded on the hill for almost 6.5 hours until some hikers found him. He was airlifted to a hospital, where he was treated for a dislocated shoulder and hip.
Keywords: shoulder, telecom work, dislocated, struck by, hip, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123733347 Hospitalized injury Other Technicians, n.e.c.

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close