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Report: Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part at The Reinforcing Company in Maryneal, Texas

DATE: 06/23/20

An employee was spotting for a forklift operator moving rebar to reinforce steel. The load became stuck on the ground, causing it to fall off the forks of the forklift and onto the employee’s right leg. The employee suffered a fractured ankle, requiring surgery and hospitalization.

Report ID 2020065859  
Date 06/23/2020  
UPA 1614575  
Primary NAICS 238120  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 52 Ankle(s)
Source 4132 Bars, rods, reinforcing bar (rebar)
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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