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Report: Fall on same level due to tripping over an object at SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, Inc. in Stephenville, Texas

DATE: 07/28/20

An employee was carrying a 36-inch by 60-inch sheet of paper and stepped on the paper which caused him to trip and fall. The employee braced his fall with his elbow and sustained a fracture to the left humerus.

Report ID 2020077029  
Date 07/28/2020  
UPA 1635925  
Primary NAICS 327910  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 421 Upper arm(s)
Source 660 Floors, walkways, ground surfaces, unspecified
Secondary Source 932 Paper, sheets
Event 4213 Fall on same level due to tripping over an object
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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