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Accident: 202634739 - Employee Foot Is Injured When Forklift Battery Falls

Accident: 202634739 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 07/25/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31536465308/03/20114222Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc.
At approximately 11:45 p.m. on July 25, 2011, a forklift operator, employed by Dole Fresh Vegetables was changing an electric forklift battery with fork lift crane equipment by himself, when the battery came lose and fell on his foot. The injured employee was taken to Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital where he hospitalized for a fractured foot.
Keywords: battery, industrial truck, crane, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315364653 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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