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Report: Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet at HMT Pasadena Tank Corporation in Houston, Texas

DATE: 05/03/17

An employee was blasting a girder for a petroleum tank that was stationed on a trailer in a blasting booth. He slipped on grit that was on the surface of the girder and fell about 40 inches to the ground on his left side, breaking ribs and injuring his internal organs. He was hospitalized.

Report ID 2017054014  
Date 05/03/2017  
UPA 1209646  
Primary NAICS 541990  
Nature 194 Internal injuries to organs and blood vessels of the trunk
Part of Body 310 Chest, except internal location of diseases or disorders
Source 483 Trailers
Secondary Source 9410 Chips, particles, splinters, unspecified
Event 4331 Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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