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Accident: 170150361 - Employee'S Toes Crushed By Fallen Load

Accident: 170150361 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 02/21/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11220063903/05/19927363The Office Professionals
At approximately 9:30 p.m. on February 21, 1992, Employee #1, of The Office Professionals, a temporary agency, was inside a warehouse of The Warehouse Specialist in Pomona using a hoist to change a 300 lb forklift battery. The battery dropped out of the hoist slings, fell about 6 in. to the floor, and landed on Employee #1's right foot, crushing three of his toes. He was taken to Pomona Valley Medical Hospital in Pomona for treatment. Employee #1 was not wearing safety shoes and was working alone, according to a coworker at Warehouse Specialist. Employee #1 could not be interviewed about the accident.
Keywords: battery, unsecured, work rules, crushed, struck by, toe, sling, falling object, safety shoe, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112200639 Hospitalized injury Amputation Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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