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Report: Struck by falling object or equipment, unspecified at H & H Iron and Metal, Inc. in Corpus Christi, Tx

DATE: 08/05/20

Employees were cutting and torching metal scraps. A metal object fell onto an employee causing multiple fractures to the ribs and spine.

Report ID 2020087371  
Date 08/05/2020  
UPA 1641463  
Inspection 1487561  
Primary NAICS 423930  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 38 Multiple trunk locations
Source 945 Scrap metal
Event 6230 Struck by falling object or equipment, unspecified
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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