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Report: Other jump to lower level 6 to 10 feet at Darling Ingredients Inc. in Bastrop, Texas

DATE: 04/10/17

An employee was clearing the hydrolyzer when backpressure caused hot feathers to discharge onto the employee. As the employee moved out of the way, he fell six feet breaking a bone over his left eye and suffering first and second degree burns to the hands, arms, face and neck.

Report ID 2017043234  
Date 04/10/2017  
UPA 1200792  
Inspection 1224761  
Primary NAICS 311613  
Nature 1833 Fractures and burns
Part of Body 899 Multiple body parts, n.e.c.
Source 9999 Nonclassifiable
Secondary Source 5212 Feathers
Event 4422 Other jump to lower level 6 to 10 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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