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Report: Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet at Southwestern Electric Power Company in Hallsville, Texas
An employee was descending stairs and missed the bottom step. The employee fell on his right elbow.
|Nature||1972||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury|
|Part of Body||422||Elbow(s)|
|Source||6610||Stairs, steps, unspecified|
|Secondary Source||660||Floors, walkways, ground surfaces, unspecified|
|Event||4331||Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet|
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