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Accident: 200053452 - Employee Is Injured By Backing Airport Tug

Accident: 200053452 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 03/24/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31146610603/25/20094581Airport Terminal Services/Oma 10
On March 24, 2009, Employee #1 was working at an airport, supervising a coworker who was backing a baggage tug in order to hook up to a PCA cart. While backing, the accelerator stuck and Employee #1 was struck by the tug. He suffered abrasions and contusions, in addition to internal injuries. He was hospitalized for treatment of his injuries. The tug accelerator pedal had been sticking earlier in the shift but the tug had not been removed from service.
Keywords: maintenance, airport, stuck, abrasion, struck by, backing up, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311466106 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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