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Report: Stepped on object at The Comflow Company in Katy, Texas

DATE: 12/20/19

On December 20, 2019, an employee was installing insulation for an HVAC unit when he possibly stepped on a nail. The next day, his middle toe became infected, requiring hospitalization.

Report ID 20191213085  
Date 12/20/2019  
UPA 1529072  
Primary NAICS 333415  
Nature 133 Puncture wounds, except gunshot wounds
Part of Body 532 Toes(s), toenail(s)
Source 4212 Nails, brads, tacks, nuts, bolts, washers
Event 6321 Stepped on object
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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