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Report: Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet at Austin Underground Inc. in Austin, Texas

DATE: 03/30/19

An employee was strapping down plastic water barriers on a lowboy trailer. A gust of wind knocked a barrier into the employee, knocking him off the trailer. He fell about 2 feet to the ground and suffered a broken hip. He was hospitalized.

Report ID 2019033300  
Date 03/30/2019  
UPA 1441066  
Inspection 1389463  
Primary NAICS 236220  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 341 Hip(s)
Source 483 Trailers
Secondary Source 9272 High winds, gusts, turbulence
Event 4331 Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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