There have been a number of machinery accidents in Alexandria, Virginia in the past few years. One of the reasons for this is that many businesses in Alexandria rely on machinery to do their jobs. If there is an accident involving a machinery, it can cause a lot of damage and lead to a lot of lost time for everyone involved. If you or someone you know has been injured in a machinery accident in Alexandria, contact an experienced lawyer right away. They can help you get the compensation you deserve.
|St Engineering North America, Inc.
St Engineering Urban Solutions USA Inc.
Safran Usa, Inc.
ABC Imaging of Washington, Inc
National Industries For The Blind
VSE Aviation, Inc.
Ai Metrix, Inc.
|Omni Business Systems, Inc.
Global Printing, Inc.
Stephenson Printing Inc.
Coggins International Corporation
Composition Systems, Inc.
There have been a number of machinery accidents in Alexandria, Virginia in recent years. In each case, the victims have sustained serious injuries or died as a result of the accident. If you have been injured in an Alexandria Virginia machinery accident, don’t hesitate to speak to a lawyer. A lawyer can help you understand your legal rights and protect them.
The following are reports of Alexandria accidents:
|AccidentDate||Employer||City||State||Description||Injury||Body Part||Event||Injury Source||Other Injury Source|
|29/06/2021||Axion Sales Force||Alexandria||La||An employee working on a roof was attempting to move a piece of metal decking when he fell on top of the metal panel and slid off the roof while on top of the panel 13 feet to the ground. The employee suffered injuries to his head, shoulder, and back.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Multiple body parts||Other fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet||Roofs||Floors, walkways, ground surfaces|
|28/06/2021||Rapides Regional Medical Center||Alexandria||La||An employee was holding a door open for a large cart of equipment to come through. The employee's right thumb tip was caught between the equipment and the door frame resulting in the amputation of the thumb tip without bone loss.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Struck by rolling object or equipment-other than powered vehicle||Cart, dolly, hand truck-nonpowered||Doors, except garage and vehicle|
|04/02/2021||Area Wholesale Tire||Alexandria||La||An employee was unloading a trailer of tires. The employee climbed on the stack of tires to remove the top tire. The employee lost his balance and fell to the floor, breaking his arm in three places. The empoyee was hospitalized for surgery.||Fractures||Arm(s)||Other fall to lower level||Containers-variable restraint||Floor, n.e.c.|
|16/03/2020||SD Industries, LLC||Alexandria||South Dakota||An employee was operating a pipe bender when their fingers were caught and crushed. The fingers were later medically amputated.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Bending, crimping machines|
|11/02/2020||UTLX Manufacturing, LLC||Alexandria||Louisiana||An employee was painting a tank car when his left hand came in contact with the spray from the paint sprayer, puncturing his left index finger. He was hospitalized and required surgery.||Puncture wounds, except gunshot wounds||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Struck by discharged object or substance||Paint||Sprayers, air guns-paint|
|15/09/2019||High Valley Construction||Alexandria||Louisiana||An employee was cleaning up bolts at a jobsite when the employee's legs began cramping. The employee was hospitalized for dehydration.||Effects of heat and light, n.e.c.||BODY SYSTEMS||Exposure to environmental heat||Heat-environmental|
|27/04/2019||Community Receiving Home, Inc.||Alexandria||Louisiana||A client choked an employee and repeatedly punched him in the head and face, causing swelling and bruising. The employee was hospitalized.||Bruises, contusions||Multiple head locations||Multiple violent acts by other person||Other client or customer|
|30/01/2019||Tri-State Industries of LA||Alexandria||Louisiana||An employee was loading steel parts into a bending machine when the intake roller on the bending machine grabbed his glove and pulled his left hand into the roller, resulting in an amputation to his left index finger.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Bending, crimping machines||Belts, gloves, neckties, scarves|
|25/01/2019||Ukpea?vik I?upiat Corporation (UIC)||Alexandria||Virginia||An employee was working outside conducting a bump test on a rotor motor for aircraft fuel when the rotating motor amputated the employee's right index finger and partially severed the right middle finger.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery, n.e.c.||Engine, engine block, motor-vehicle|
|18/06/2018||GILCHRIST CONSTRUCTION||Alexandria||Louisiana||A team was unloading a beam with a crane when an employee walked between the beam and a pipe. The beam leaned in toward the pipe, and the employee was pinned between the two.||Traumatic injuries and disorders||Nonclassifiable||Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.||Beams-unattached metal||Cranes|
|25/01/2018||ACCO Brands USA LLC||Alexandria||Pennsylvania||An employee was attempting to pull out a blank from a machine when his right middle finger became caught between the feed rollers. His right middle fingertip was amputated.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Special process machinery|
|23/06/2017||ACCO Brands USA LLC||Alexandria||Pennsylvania||An employee drove a stand-up straddle truck toward a table to get ear plugs. The employee tried to stop the powered industrial truck three times, but it did not stop and ran into the table. The employee suffered six broken ribs, a fractured clavicle, slightly bruised liver, and a 10 percent collapsed lung.||Fractures||Multiple body parts||Nonroadway collision with object other than vehicle||Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered||Tables, worktables|
|29/04/2017||U.S. Postal Service||Alexandria||Virginia||An employee was delivering mail when she experienced pain in her right leg and numbness in her left leg. She was hospitalized for heat stroke symptoms.||Heat stroke||BODY SYSTEMS||Exposure to environmental heat||Heat-environmental|
|05/04/2017||ACCO Brands||Alexandria||Pennsylvania||An employee was in an aisle way and was struck by a powered industrial truck resulting in a right forearm injury and pinky finger amputation requiring hospitalization.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area||Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered|
|16/02/2017||Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc.||Alexandria||Louisiana||An employee was standing in the warehouse removing freight from a trailer when merchandise fell on him, fracturing his L1 vertebra.||Fractures||Lumbar region||Struck by falling object or equipment||Nonclassifiable|
|04/01/2017||US Department of Defense||Alexandria||Virginia||An employee was walking down a hallway when the rubber tip of her shoe was caught, causing her to fall forward on her left side. She suffered a compound fracture of the upper humerus and required surgery.||Fractures||Upper arm(s)||Fall on same level due to tripping over self||Floor||Shoes, boots, slippers, sandals|
|17/06/2016||US Department of Defense||Alexandria||Virginia||An employee was walking down a sloped paved path in the downhill direction when she tripped and fell, fracturing her left hip. The path was littered with many small pine cones.||Fractures||Hip(s)||Fall on same level due to slipping||Sidewalk, path, outdoor walkway-paved||Plants, trees, vegetation-not processed, n.e.c.|
|08/09/2015||UTLX Manufacturing, LLC||Alexandria||Louisiana||An employee was climbing a ladder to attach a metal jacket around a railroad car when the securement chain on the ladder came loose. The ladder became unstable and slid, causing the employee to fall and dislocate the left ankle. The employee required surgery.||Dislocation of joints||Ankle(s)||Other fall to lower level||Ladders|
|10/08/2015||THE MIGUES DELOACH COMPANY LLC||Alexandria||Louisiana||The employee showed up to work at 6:00 am. At 6:15 am, the employee began sweating profusely. The employee was placed on light duty and worked until approximately 2:30 pm. The employee was admitted to the hospital for dehydration at 7:00 pm.||Effects of heat and light, n.e.c.||BODY SYSTEMS||Exposure to environmental heat||Heat-environmental|
|28/07/2015||Dillard's Inc||Alexandria||Louisiana||An employee fractured her hip when she tripped over the base of a clothing rack in the ladies dressing department.||Fractures||Hip(s)||Fall on same level due to tripping over an object||Floor||Racks-garment and other|
|09/06/2015||Rohm & Haas Chemical LLC||West Alexandria||Ohio||On or about June 9, 2015, an employee went up on an aerial lift to work on a motor. The belt was still rotating at the time, and it amputated his right index fingertip.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning||Aerial lifts, scissor lifts-except truck-mounted|
|16/05/2015||Gilchrist Construction Company, LLC||Alexandria||Louisiana||An employee was removing a hose from an asphalt truck. When the employee unhooked the hose, the oil remaining in the hose splashed back onto the employee's left arm, causing chemical burns. He was hospitalized.||Chemical burns and corrosions||Arm(s)||Exposure through intact skin, eyes, or other exposed tissue||Chemicals and chemical products||Hoses|
|12/03/2015||T & D SOLUTIONS, LLC||Alexandria||Louisiana||Employees were building transmission power lines at the site location. They were changing out the cross arm of the power line structure and had the cross arms supported with two slings and a crane. The injured employee removed the bolt that held the cross arm onto the pole. He rested his hand on the edge of the bucket he was working from; the cross arm slipped, landed on his hand in the sling, and pinched his finger between the cross arm and the bucket. His fingertip flesh was removed.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.||Power lines, transformers, convertors|
|12/02/2015||Blue Bell Ice Cream||Alexandria||Louisiana||Employee was changing a wheel on an ice cream dipping cabinet, which was turned on its side. The cabinet was on a dolly while the employee was working on it. The cabinet slipped or shifted and crushed/smashed the employee's finger, causing a laceration. Employee was taken to the hospital for treatment and was kept overnight for further observation.||Cuts, lacerations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment||Cases, cabinets, racks, shelves|
|03/02/2015||Scott Equipment Company, LLC||Alexandria||Louisiana||Employee was replacing the panel on a Case 650K dozer. The panel slipped and the employee's hand made contact with the fan, resulting in a major laceration and bone crushing. Employee was admitted to the hospital and underwent hand surgery with a hand specialist.||Crushing injuries||Hand(s)||Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment||Bulldozers||Fans, blowers-wall, floor, ceiling, ventilation|
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