Accident Report Detail
Accident: 142363.015 - Employee Injures Leg When Struck By Forklift
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1570629.015||12/30/2021||De La Cruz Farm Labor Contracting|
At 1:30 p.m. on December 16, 2021, an employee, a harvest laborer, was picking l emons from a lemon tree and putting them into a large bin in a field. The bins were lifted by an off-terrain powered industrial truck and taken out of the fiel d. The employee was standing near a lemon bin talking to a coworker while anothe r coworker was training on driving the truck and was traveling with a bin. The c oworker's vision was in the direction of travel however he was obstructed by a t ree. The wheel of the truck struck and pinned the employee's left leg against th e bin. Paramedics were called and the employee was taken to a local hospital, wh ere he was admitted and later required surgery.
|1||1570629.015||25||M||Hospitalized injury||Farm workers|