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Report: Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet at Praxair Inc in Texas City, Texas

DATE: 04/28/18

An employee was coming down from a fixed ladder when he missed the last step, lost his balance, and fell to the ground, breaking his ankle.

Report ID 2018044106  
Date 04/28/2018  
UPA 1332787  
Primary NAICS 325120  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 52 Ankle(s)
Source 741 Ladders-fixed
Event 4331 Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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