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Accident: 170900864 - Employee Injured When Pinned By Ramp Tug At Airport

Accident: 170900864 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 12/02/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12611563312/03/19974512Delta Airlines
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on December 2, 1997, Employee #1, an associate customer service agent for Delta Airlines, became pinned between a moving jetway and ramp tug #29008 at the Los Angeles International Airport. He was transported by paramedics to Centinela Hospital, where the emergency room staff diagnosed a dislocated lumbar joint on the left side and a separation of the cartilage between the pubic bones. Employee #1 underwent a series of surgeries for these injuries.
Keywords: airport, spine, pinned, back, caught between, dislocated, hip, cart, towmotor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126115633 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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