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Report: Other fall to lower level, unspecified at Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. in Waco, Texas

DATE: 11/09/18

An employee was climbing a ladder holding a bushel basket. The basket hit a shelf, which fell; the employee flipped backwards off the ladder and landed on his back on the floor. He suffered a broken vertebra in his lower back, with fragments sticking into the spinal canal.

Report ID 20181111562  
Date 11/09/2018  
UPA 1400045  
Primary NAICS 451120  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 322 Lumbar region
Source 740 Ladders, unspecified
Secondary Source 6629 Floor, n.e.c.
Event 4330 Other fall to lower level, unspecified
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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