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Report: Other fall to lower level, unspecified at Rice Tunneling & Boring Inc. in Duncanville, Texas

DATE: 01/07/15

Employee was operating a horizontal drilling machine when the drive shaft came loose and hit the guard. This broke the guard, which then hit the employee’s seat. The employee was knocked off the machine.

Report ID 2015010172  
Date 01/07/2015  
UPA 931038  
Primary NAICS 238910  
Nature 10 Traumatic injuries and disorders, unspecified
Part of Body 9999 Nonclassifiable
Source 3520 Boring, drilling, planing, milling machinery, unspecified
Secondary Source 449 Machine, tool, and electric parts, n.e.c.
Event 4330 Other fall to lower level, unspecified
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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