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Report: Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c. at Weatherford in Elmendorf, Texas

DATE: 04/02/19

At 3:00 p.m. on April 2, 2019, an employee was setting a frac pump in place. While a Pitman arm was being pulled into place, it struck him in the left leg, causing a dislocated ankle and fractures to the tibia and fibula. He was hospitalized.

Report ID 2019043394  
Date 04/02/2019  
UPA 1442347  
Primary NAICS 238910  
Nature 1834 Fractures and dislocations
Part of Body 5839 Ankle(s) and leg(s), n.e.c.
Source 4429 Machine and appliance parts, n.e.c.
Event 6269 Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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