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Report: Fall on same level due to tripping over an object at SGS North America in Lake Charles, Louisiana

DATE: 02/15/17

An employee was walking to a sampling location when he tripped on a barge rib and fell, striking the steel beam with his face. He busted his teeth, fractured his nose, and punctured an artery, requiring surgery.

Report ID 2017021505  
Date 02/15/2017  
UPA 1183775  
Primary NAICS 541990  
Nature 1832 Fractures (except rib, trunk fractures) and internal injuries
Part of Body 138 Multiple face locations
Source 9999 Nonclassifiable
Event 4213 Fall on same level due to tripping over an object
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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