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Report: Other fall to lower level 16 to 20 feet at Marco Tulio Ortiz Chacon in San Marcos, Texas

DATE: 09/16/19

An employee was picking trash and throwing it out over a balcony railing when the railing gave out. The employee and the railing fell approximately 20 feet to the ground. He fractured his right wrist, forearm, and leg.

Report ID 2019099679  
Date 09/16/2019  
UPA 1499157  
Inspection 1431712  
Primary NAICS 236116  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 87 Upper and lower limb(s)
Source 6395 Porches, balconies, decks, patios
Secondary Source 657 Handrails, banisters
Event 4334 Other fall to lower level 16 to 20 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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