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Report: Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part at Myrex Industries in Houston, Texas

DATE: 04/29/20

The injured employee was helping another employee move dunnage with a forklift when the dunnage slipped off the forklift and struck the injured employee’s right jaw, breaking it.

Report ID 2020043938  
Date 04/29/2020  
UPA 1581344  
Primary NAICS 332323  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 135 Jaw, chin
Source 949 Scrap, waste, debris, n.e.c.
Secondary Source 8621 Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered
Event 6233 Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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