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Report: Contact with objects and equipment, unspecified at DYNAMIC SYSTEMS in Houston, Texas
An employee was installing an air handler on a building’s second floor using an all-terrain forklift. The equipment had been placed on a 12-by-12 skate and moved to a placement pad. It shifted and struck the employee, causing fractures to the wrist, elbow, and leg, and a laceration to the forehead.
|Part of Body
|Upper and lower limb(s)
|Cooling and humidifying machinery and appliances, n.e.c.
|Contact with objects and equipment, unspecified
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