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Report: Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet at Coortek, Inc. in Benton, Arkansas

DATE: 12/09/19

An employee was operating a 1,600-ton dry press machine. He was standing on the pressing platform while waiting for the press cycle to complete. He fell off the platform and his head struck the reinforced concrete floor about 2 feet below. He lost consciousness and began bleeding from the back of his head and the side of his nose. He was hospitalized.

Report ID 20191212625  
Date 12/09/2019  
UPA 1525192  
Primary NAICS 327113  
Nature 160 Intracranial injuries, unspecified
Part of Body 111 Brain
Source 6345 Machine platforms
Secondary Source 6629 Floor, n.e.c.
Event 4331 Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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