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Report: Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c. at Wanzek Construction in Mathis, Texas

DATE: 03/12/19

Employees were conducting rigging operations and lifting a 350-pound lug when it swung unexpectedly and struck the injured employee in the lower left leg, fracturing it.

Report ID 2019032642  
Date 03/12/2019  
UPA 1435970  
Primary NAICS 221115  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 513 Lower leg(s)
Source 9999 Nonclassifiable
Event 6269 Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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