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Report: Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part at Ellwood Texas Forge, Inc. in Houston, Texas
After measuring a hot forging using calipers, an employee turned and was walking away when the forging came loose of the manipulator and hit the back of his left leg, fracturing his ankle and causing second degree burns on his leg.
|Fractures and burns
|Part of Body
|Ankle(s) and leg(s), unspecified
|Molten or hot metals, slag
|Metal, woodworking, and special material machinery, unspecified
|Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
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