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Report: Fall through surface or existing opening 26 to 30 feet at Nucor Steel Arkansas in Blytheville, Arkansas

DATE: 12/18/18

An employee was walking towards a ramp over a large pit. The employee missed the ramp and fell into the pit, landing on the floor approximately 30 feet below. The employee sustained a fractured skull, broken T-5 and T-7 vertebrae, a collapsed lung, and head trauma.

Report ID 20181212965  
Date 12/18/2018  
UPA 1410351  
Primary NAICS 327910  
Nature 1839 Fractures and other injuries, n.e.c.
Part of Body 83 Head and trunk
Source 6621 Existing floor opening
Secondary Source 6629 Floor, n.e.c.
Event 4326 Fall through surface or existing opening 26 to 30 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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