US Dept of Labor

Occupational Safety & Health AdministrationWe Can Help

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202352159 - Grinding Wheel Strikes Employee Who Is Hospitalized

Accident: 202352159 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 07/11/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30677182507/14/20037549J & J Towing
On July 11, 2003, an employee working for a tow truck company was grinding off a metal pin on the wheel lift of a tow truck. The employee was struck in the right calf by a piece of abrasive grinding wheel that disintegrated during the operation. He was transported to Prince George's Hospital Center, where he was hospitalized and treated for lacerations and injured calf muscles...
Keywords: leg, wheel, tow truck, laceration, disintegrated, abrasive wheel, struck by, flying object, mechanic, guard
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306771825 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Automobile mechanics

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.