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Report: Other fall to lower level, unspecified at W & W Steel Erectors in Arlington, Texas
A journeyman iron worker was working on top of a piece of iron to cut it loose from the rigging. The piece rolled causing the journeyman to fall off the piece and strike his ribs on the connecting point. The employee suffered two fractured ribs.
|Part of Body||310||Chest, except internal location of diseases or disorders|
|Source||4130||Structural metal materials, unspecified|
|Event||4330||Other fall to lower level, unspecified|
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