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Report: Other fall to lower level, unspecified at Walmart in Weatherford, Texas
While stocking merchandise on top shelves, an employee fell from a stock cart to the floor. The employee was hospitalized with injuries to the head, arm and wrist, and required surgery for her wrist.
|Nature||1972||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury|
|Part of Body||899||Multiple body parts, n.e.c.|
|Source||871||Cart, dolly, hand truck-nonpowered|
|Secondary Source||6629||Floor, n.e.c.|
|Event||4330||Other fall to lower level, unspecified|
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