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Accident: 118357.015 - Employee Fractures Foot When Struck By Falling Battery

Accident: 118357.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 07/20/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1418637.01507/23/2019Penske Logistics
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on July 20, 2010, an employee was changing out the ba ttery to the pallet jack. The dead battery had already been lifted and was on t he charging rack. The employee hooked up the new battery. The employee was movi ng a newly charged battery from the charging rack to the Pallet Jack via a hoist when the battery slipped and fell onto the employee's foot. The employee sustai ned a left fractured foot and was hospitalized for these injuries.
Keywords: battery, battery charger, falling object, foot, fracture, hoisting mechanism, pallet jack, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1418637.015 49 M Hospitalized injury

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