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Accident: 170379663 - Employee'S Leg Injured When Pinned By Baggage Tractor

Accident: 170379663 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 09/28/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11180228611/04/19944513United Airlines
Employee #1, of United Airlines, was standing next to the belt controls of baggage carousel #4, waiting to unload baggage containers. A tractor pulling baggage containers was entering the unloading area when it apparently hit an unseen oil spot on the cement floor, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The tractor fish-tailed and its right side pinned Employee #1's leg against the carousel belt. He sustained leg injuries, but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: airport, baggage conveyor, pinned, caught between, slippery surface, housekeeping, lost control, work surface, leg, towmotor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111802286 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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