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Report: Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part at Trinity Tank Car in Longview, Texas

DATE: 08/27/19

An employee was using an overhead crane with a hoist to lift steel band material when the lifting device experienced tension from the overhead crane and slipped from the steel band. The steel band then struck and fractured his chin.

Report ID 2019088921  
Date 08/27/2019  
UPA 1493493  
Primary NAICS 336510  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 135 Jaw, chin
Source 459 Metal materials-nonstructural, n.e.c.
Secondary Source 3436 Cranes-gantry, overhead, monorail, container
Event 6233 Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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