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Report: Fall on same level, n.e.c. at Houston Foam Plastics in Houston, Texas

DATE: 12/04/17

An employee was attempting to position a 16-foot foam block on its side to load it onto a truck. The injured employee was walking by when the block fell, striking and knocking him to the concrete ground. He suffered a facial laceration and herniated disk in his neck, requiring hospitalization.

Report ID 20171211521  
Date 12/04/2017  
UPA 1289801  
Primary NAICS 326150  
Nature 1211 Herniated discs
Part of Body 20 Neck, except internal location of diseases or disorders
Source 6629 Floor, n.e.c.
Secondary Source 40 Parts and materials, unspecified
Event 429 Fall on same level, n.e.c.
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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