Inspection: 305353757 - Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Us Inc Dba Disneyland

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Anaheim
Nr: 305353757Report ID:0950631Open Date: 04/19/2004
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Us Inc Dba Disneyland
1313 S Harbor Blvd
Anaheim, CA 92802
Union Status: Union
SIC: 7996/Amusement Parks
NAICS: 713110/Amusement and Theme Parks
Mailing: 1313 S Harbor Blvd, Safety Services Dept, Anaheim, CA 92802
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:04/27/2004
Close Case:04/27/2004
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201144870Event: 04/06/2004Employee Dies After Being Struck By Vacuum Cleaner
Employee #1 was vacuuming the carpet in a hotel and was in close proximity to a coworker who was using a floor polishing machine on tile. The vacuum cleaner's electric cord contacted the floor polisher and the vacuum cleaner was yanked backward and struck the employee in the groin and lower abdomen area. He suffered a right abdominal hematoma, was hospitalized, and died 6 days later.
Keywords: housekeeping, vacuum cleaner, struck by, electric cord, abdomen, amuse park/carnival
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305353757 Fatality Other Janitors and cleaners