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Report: Struck by object or equipment rolling freely at Poly-America, LP in Grand Prairie, Texas

DATE: 02/09/18

An employee was transporting a pallet of plastic with a forklift when a roll of plastic fell off. The employee stopped the forklift and was trying to stop the plastic from rolling away when his left leg was pinned between the roll of plastic and a metal post resulting in a fractured leg.

Report ID 2018021382  
Date 02/09/2018  
UPA 1309164  
Primary NAICS 325211  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 510 Leg(s), unspecified
Source 2133 Reels, rolls, spools, coils, cones
Event 6223 Struck by object or equipment rolling freely
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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