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Report: Climbing or stepping up or down-single episode at American Electric Power in San Angelo, Texas
An employee was climbing to fix a transformer that was placed on a trailer when he slipped. His foot got wedged and his left leg was fractured above the knee and required surgery.
|Part of Body
|Bodily motion or position of injured, ill worker
|Climbing or stepping up or down-single episode
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