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Accident: 170178909 - Employee'S Foot Crushed By Industrial Truck

Accident: 170178909 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 07/29/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12004319508/18/19934581American Airlines
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS RIDING ON THE LEFT FRONT FENDER OF A ONE-SEAT, OPEN CAB, TUG INDUSTRIAL TRUCK THAT WAS RETURNING TO GATE 42A OF AMERICAN AIRLINES AT LAX INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. ANOTHER EMPLOYEE WAS DRIVING THE TRUCK. EMPLOYEE #1 JUMPED OFF OF THE LEFT FRONT FENDER BEFORE THE VEHICLE CAME TO A COMPLETE STOP, CATCHING HIS LEFT FOOT UNDER THE LEFT FRONT TIRE. EMPLOYEE #1 CRUSHED HIS FOOT AND ANKLE, SUFFERING MULTIPLE BROKEN BONES AND A SEVERED ARTERY. HIS FOOT WAS AMPUTATED AT THE HOSPITAL DUE TO DIABETIC COMPLICATIONS.
Keywords: severed, wheel, amputated, work rules, riding on equipment, crushed, industrial truck, artery, ankle, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120043195 Hospitalized injury Fracture Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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