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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1221776.015 - American Airlines

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles

Nr: 1221776.015Report ID: 0950641Open Date: 03/29/2017

American Airlines
400 World Way West
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 488119/Other Airport Operations
Mailing: 400 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/17/2017
Close Case:05/17/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 94388.015Event: 03/18/2017Airport Ramp Operations Worker Sustains Fractures In Chest
At 9:00 a.m. on March 18, 2017, an employee was working for a firm engaged in airport operations. He was preparing to enter the cargo area of a 737 to turn off the oxygen (O2). The employee approached the aircraft on a cart used in airport ramp operations. As he was exiting the cart, his foot slipped onto the gas petal. The cart accelerated forward into the aircraft. The employee sustained fractures in three ribs and his sternum. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: rib, slip, struck against, caught between, fracture, ind trk operator, industrial truck, aircraft, chest, airport, slippery surface, accelerator pedal
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1221776.015 Hospitalized injury Fracture Aircraft mechanics, excluding engine

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