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Accident: 202542221 - Employee Pinned Between Forklift And Tug, Receives Injuries

Accident: 202542221 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 12/01/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31485831712/01/20104581Swissport Cargo Services L P
At approximately 8:05 a.m. on December 1, 2010, Employee #1, a warehouse agent of an airfreight cargo service, had parked a Nissan forklift (Model Number MCP1F2A25LV, Serial Number CP1F2-9P5046) unattended on a ramp with a 5 degree slope and without blocking on its wheels. He then traveled 25 ft from the forklift to a cargo Stewart and Stevenson (S&S) tug (Model Number MA501, Serial Number 15851) and stepped into the S&S tug when the forklift rolled down the ramp. The forklift struck and pinned him to the S&S tug, causing multiple fractures in both of his legs. Emergency medical personnel were summoned. They arrived and transported him to a medical center. At the medical center, Employee #1 underwent surgical procedures and postoperative care and was then hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, unsecured, pinned, caught between, industrial truck, containerized cargo, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314858317 Hospitalized injury Fracture Traffic, shipping and receiving clerks

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