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Report: Struck by discharged object or substance at Wanzek Construction in Mathis, Texas

DATE: 07/08/19

An employee was using a handheld hydraulic crimping tool. A hose failed and injected the employee’s left flank with hydraulic fluid.

Report ID 2019076829  
Date 07/08/2019  
UPA 1473565  
Inspection 1413995  
Primary NAICS 237990  
Nature 133 Puncture wounds, except gunshot wounds
Part of Body 9999 Nonclassifiable
Source 1642 Lubricating greases, cutting oils
Secondary Source 2122 Hoses
Event 6242 Struck by discharged object or substance
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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