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Report: Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c. at Marek Brothers Sheetrock Installation Company, LTD in Bryan, Texas
An employee was moving a sheetrock dolly with dense glass down a small plywood ramp that bridged a concrete curb to the next level (approximately 8 inches high) when the dolly tipped over and fell on the employee, fracturing his right leg between the knee and calf area.
|Part of Body
|Cart, dolly, hand truck-nonpowered
|Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
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