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Accident: 201121654 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Luggage Loader

Accident: 201121654 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 03/15/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12552179905/03/19994512Northwest Airlines, Inc.
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on March 15, 1999, Employee #1, a baggage handler, was unloading the luggage containers off of an aircraft. He was standing at the edge of the loader platform. As he pulled on the hand-strap of one container, the strap broke, and he fell 14 feet through an opening in the guardrail. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: platform, aircraft, head, guardrail, laceration, fall, loader, containerized cargo
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125521799 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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