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Report: Fall on same level, n.e.c. at Cooper Consolidated, LLC in La Place, Louisiana

DATE: 02/16/17

An employee was changing the boom cable on a drum. He was standing between the boom drum and the holding drum on the frame below. While feeding the dead end of the cable with his left hand, he was using his right hand to balance himself on the drum. In the process, his right hand slipped and was caught between the cable and the drum. He was then pulled down and flipped over. He landed on the floor between the drums, dislocating his right elbow and fracturing his right wrist.

Report ID 2017021529  
Date 02/16/2017  
UPA 1183960  
Primary NAICS 488320  
Nature 1834 Fractures and dislocations
Part of Body 4831 Wrist(s) and elbow(s)
Source 6629 Floor, n.e.c.
Secondary Source 30 Machinery, unspecified
Event 429 Fall on same level, n.e.c.
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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