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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201111317 - Employee'S Foot Caught In Baggage System

Accident: 201111317 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 08/29/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12602455309/11/19984581Airport Group International
At about 9:15 a.m. on August 29, 1998, Employee #1, a maintenance mechanic, was following repairs to a controller for a passenger luggage conveyor and turntable at an airport. He was riding on a horizontal conveyor belt to reach a switch to re-activate the system's automatic fire doors. When he reached the junction of another belt, which was moving in the opposite direction, his left foot was pulled down between the two belts. He was hospitalized for several days with multiple toe injuries, including the partial amputation of the toe next to the large left toe.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, airport, belt, mechanic, conveyor, toe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126024553 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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