In Carrollton Texas, machinery accidents are a common occurrence. This is due to the fact that there are many large factories and businesses in the area. Unfortunately, these accidents can be deadly. If you or someone you know has been involved in a machinery accident in Carrollton Texas, contact a lawyer as soon as possible. A lawyer can help you claim compensation for your injuries.
There are many manufacturing companies located in Carrollton Texas. Some of the more well-known companies include
|Schneider Electric Buildings Americas, Inc.
Teasdale Foods, Inc.
Stmicroelectronics (north America) Holding, Inc.
4front Engineered Solutions, Inc.
Alberta Investments Inc
|Optek Technology, Inc
Saylite Holdings LLC
Fleco Industries, LLC
Turbochef Technologies Inc.
Revolution Retail Systems LLC
Hixson Lumber Company LLC
Manufacturing plays an important role in the economy of Carrollton Texas and the surrounding area. The presence of so many manufacturing companies provides jobs for residents and leads to economic growth.
Machinery accidents in Carrollton Texas occur with alarming regularity. Some of the machines that have caused these accidents include agricultural equipment, construction equipment, and industrial machinery. In many cases, these accidents are the result of careless or dangerous behavior on the part of the operators.
If you have been injured in a machinery accident, you should contact a Carrollton Texas machinery accident lawyer as soon as possible. A Carrollton Texas machinery accident lawyer can help you make a claim for compensation and get the best possible outcome for your case.
Below are recent examples of Carrollton Texas accidents that have left people injured or dead
|AccidentDate||Employer||City||State||Description||Injury||Body Part||Event||Injury Source||Other Injury Source|
|11/11/2021||Trident Seafoods Corporation||Carrollton||Ga||On November 11, 2021, at approximately 5:45 AM, a temporary employee tripped over a wheel on a smock holder and fell to the floor. The employee was hospitalized with a hip fracture.||Fractures||Hip(s)||Fall on same level due to tripping over an object||Floor||Racks-garment and other|
|04/11/2021||LMI Landscapes, Inc.||Carrollton||Tx||An employee was working on a 10-foot ladder to help install an air compressor pipe. The employee leaned down to pass a tool to another employee when the ladder slipped and the employee fell to the concrete floor below, resulting in a vertebrae injury.||Traumatic injuries to bones, nerves, spinal cord||Lumbar region||Other fall to lower level 6 to 10 feet||Movable ladders||Floor, n.e.c.|
|14/10/2021||4Front Engineered Solutions, Inc.||Carrollton||Tx||An employee was using a panel bender to bend 2-inch by 8-inch metal anchors. While the employee was trying to correct a bend, the bender activated via the foot pedal and the employee's fingers were caught between the die and a metal piece. The employee's middle and index fingertips were amputated.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Bending, crimping machines|
|19/08/2021||Western Extrusions Corporation||Carrollton||Tx||An employee was moving metal billets onto a load table with an overhead crane. The employee's fingers were caught between two billets, causing the amputation of the right fourth and fifth fingers.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment||Metal sheets, ingots, bars-nonstructural||Metal sheets, ingots, bars-nonstructural|
|22/07/2021||AER MANUFACTURING, L.P.||Carrollton||Tx||An employee was installing a new belt on the grinder machine. As he was manually rotating the pulley wheels to align the new belt, his right index finger was caught between the belt and one of the wheels resulting in a fingertip amputation.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment||Grinders, abraders|
|08/07/2021||Consolidated Wellsite Services LLC||Carrollton||Oh||An employee was working on a stand-alone rig. The employee had just broken off the tubing swivel with the tongs and was preparing to make the last connection. He placed his left hand near the opening of the tongs to push the tongs off the connection, but the Kelly hose was caught on the back of the tongs. The employee used his right hand to push the Kelly hose out of the way. The hose caught the operating handle and engaged the tongs causing the amputation of his left index and middle fingers an||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Oil drilling rigs and machinery||Hoses|
|11/06/2021||North Star Investigations & Security||Carrollton||Tx||An employee was getting in their vehicle when someone shot them through the door of their vehicle, resulting in a right hand injury.||Gunshot wounds||Hand(s)||Shooting by other person-intentional||Assailant, suspect||Rifle, shotgun|
|20/04/2021||Ruskin Rooftop Systems LLC||Carrollton||Tx||An employee was adjusting the backstop on a brake press. His left hand was caught between the press's bottom and top dies, and he suffered broken bones.||Fractures||Hand(s)||Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects||Brake presses|
|19/04/2021||Southwire Company Utility Products Plant||Carrollton||Ga||An employee was struck by a forklift in a warehouse. Both of the employee's feet were broken.||Fractures||Foot (feet)||Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area||Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered|
|30/03/2021||Gateway Tire of Texas||Carrollton||Tx||An employee was unloading a truck. The truck pulled away and the employee fell off the back of it, suffering a broken left leg.||Fractures||Leg(s)||Fall or jump from vehicle in normal operation, nonroadway||Truck-motorized freight hauling and utility|
|16/03/2021||SOUTHWIRE COMPANY, LLC||Carrollton||Ga||An employee was troubleshooting an oil separator and suffered amputation of their right ring finger below the first joint. The machine was not shut down or locked out at the time.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning||Machinery|
|10/02/2021||Pike Electric, LLC||Carrollton||Tx||An employee was working on replacing conduit inside a pad-mounted transformer when the employee sustained an electric shock, resulting in burns to the right hand and hip.||Electrical burns||Multiple body parts||Direct exposure to electricity||Power lines, transformers, convertors|
|03/02/2021||Superior International Industries, Inc.||Carrollton||Ga||An employee was assisting a plating operator with moving a 5/8" X 60" X 125" steel plate weighing 1,200 pounds to a 4" X 4" piece of dunnage. During the transfer, the employee placed his hand on the dunnage as the operator was using a pry bar to move the plate to a table. The plate caught the employee's ring finger and crushed it, resulting in a laceration that became an amputation.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment||Metal plates, metal panels|
|03/02/2021||FUSION CERAMICS, INC.||Carrollton||Oh||An employee was operating a smelter when a co-worker pulled the cover from the pit that is partially filled with hot water (180 degrees). The employee went to start the smelter, stepped into the pit, and suffered first and second degree burns to his left leg from his foot to eight inches above his knee.||Heat (thermal) burns||Foot(feet) and leg(s)||Contact with hot objects or substances||Water|
|22/01/2021||PPG Architectural Coatings, Inc.||Carrollton||Tx||An employee was troubleshooting the slide gate valve at the top of a materials silo. As the employee was reviewing the operation of the valve, the valve actuated and pinched his left thumb, resulting in a partial amputation.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning||Valves, nozzles|
|20/01/2021||OFS FITEL, LLC||Carrollton||Ga||An employee was standing near an oscillator unit while maintenance was being performed on it. The oscillator's belt made a forward motion and the employee's left hand was pinched between the belt and the belt wheel. The employee suffered a hand laceration and amputation of the left middle finger to the first knuckle.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning||Machinery|
|25/09/2020||PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORPORATION||Carrollton||Ga||On September 25, 2020, at approximately 3:00 a.m. a maintenance employee was investigating liquid on the shackles on Line 2 in the evisceration department when, while dabbing the liquid with his gloved hand, his glove became caught in the chain line above a shackle resulting in the partial amputation of his right middle fingertip.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning||Butchering machinery||Belts, gloves, neckties, scarves|
|02/09/2020||Southwire Company, LLC||Carrollton||Ga||An employee was changing a heat print ribbon when the print wheel was lowered onto the wire. The rolling wheel crushed the employee's left index finger, causing an open tuft fracture.||Fractures||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Machinery|
|16/07/2020||RCC Concrete Inc.||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was cutting wood with a circular saw when it kicked back and lacerated the inside of his right leg below the knee. He was hospitalized.||Cuts, lacerations||Knee(s)||Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker||Saws-powered, except chainsaws|
|14/04/2020||Dixie Converting Corporation||Carrollton||Georgia||An employee was clearing an opening to run bailer wire around a cardboard bail when the up-right bailer machine cycled. The one-foot long iron bar tool he was holding shifted and caught his left pinky finger against the bailer machine resulting in an amputation.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery||Banding, baling, strapping machinery||Handtools-nonpowered, n.e.c.|
|09/04/2020||Kemi Services.||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was on top of a dumpster to cut a strap. The frame that holds the basket hit him in the forehead and knocked him into the dumpster. He suffered head and back injuries.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Head and trunk||Struck by object or equipment||Nonclassifiable|
|21/03/2020||Trident Seafoods Corporation||Carrollton||Georgia||An employee was troubleshooting a clogged batter pump when the valve turned back on and the auger caught the back side of her finger. The employee sustained a partial amputation of the left index finger.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning||Food and beverage processing machinery-specialized|
|07/02/2020||Die Tech Industries, Inc.||Carrollton||Georgia||An employee was trying to reinstall a cover on a machine she was operating. A machine belt caught her glove and pulled in her left hand, causing a partial amputation of the index finger.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Machinery||Belts, gloves, neckties, scarves|
|23/01/2020||Western Industries Corporation||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was using a table saw to cut wood. While the employee was removing an object that was stuck in the saw, the saw caught the employee's glove and pulled the employee's hand into the saw blade. The employee suffered a finger amputation and crushing injuries.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery||Table saws||Belts, gloves, neckties, scarves|
|16/09/2019||Boral Windows||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was working on a single point vinyl welder when he turned to talk to another employee. His hand was placed on the top plate of the press welder at the time. When the welder finished its cycle, it came up and trapped his right pointer finger between the top plate and top of the welder. He pulled his gloved finger out and suffered a fingertip amputation.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Welding machinery|
|08/09/2019||CW Matthews Contracting||Carrollton||Georgia||An employee was preparing to put out lane closure signs and equipment. He fell from a temporary platform and the arrow board trailer rolled over his left leg. He sustained a fractured left ankle.||Fractures||Ankle(s)||Struck by rolling object or equipment-other than powered vehicle||Trailers|
|06/09/2019||AER MANUFACTURING, L.P.||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was pushing an engine block from one conveyor belt to another. The employee's left middle finger got caught in the rubber grate of the pallet the engine block was on; the tip was amputated.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects||Material and personnel handling machinery|
|30/06/2019||Southwire Company, LLC||Carrollton||Georgia||An employee was removing a piece of plastic from a conveyor when the conveyor's cradle retracted, caught the tip of his left middle finger, and amputated it (without bone loss).||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery||Conveyors-powered|
|21/06/2019||Owen Adams, LP||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was on an 8-foot step ladder using a saw to cut sheathing for fireplace pipes and a firestop when he stepped onto a piece of wood that was not load bearing and fell to the ground level. He injured his head, left hand, and ribs.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Multiple body parts||Other fall to lower level||Step ladders||Floors, walkways, ground surfaces|
|17/06/2019||Earl Owen Co., Inc.||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was helping a forklift operator identify parts to pull for orders. The employee had mounted the right side of the forklift when the operator turned sharply. The employee then fell off the forklift, which proceeded to run over his right heel, cutting the inside of his heel pad.||Cuts, lacerations||Heel(s)||Fall or jump from and struck by same vehicle in normal operation, nonroadway||Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered|
|13/06/2019||Smith Systems Manufacturing Company||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was assaulted by a former employee, suffering injuries to the face. He was hospitalized.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Face||Hitting, kicking, beating, shoving||Former co-worker|
|16/04/2019||International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was manually adjusting the battery on a forklift in order to add water when the battery shifted unexpectedly due to the forklift's position on an uneven floor. The employee's finger became caught between the top of the battery and the forklift structure.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment||Battery-vehicle|
|26/03/2019||AER Manufacturing||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was breaking a bolt on an engine head with a breaker bar when the bolt gave way, which caused the employee to smash his hand into the engine head. He suffered a laceration to his left middle finger and crushed part of the bone.||Crushing injuries||Hand(s)||Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker||Turning handtools-nonpowered|
|01/02/2019||City Electric Supply||Carrollton||Texas||The injured employee was outside the building talking to another employee. As the injured employee went to lean back on the railing, he fell onto his left side and suffered a broken hip.||Fractures||Hip(s)||Fall on same level, n.e.c.||Ground|
|26/01/2019||Encore Mechanical, LLC||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was moving a roof top air conditioning curb and fell approximately 15 feet though a skylight to the floor. The employee's pelvis was fractured in four places and surgery was required.||Fractures||Pelvis||Fall through surface or existing opening 11 to 15 feet||Skylights||Floor, n.e.c.|
|31/08/2018||Trident Seafoods Corporation||Carrollton||Georgia||An employee used a forklift to pull a pallet from a stack. He got off the forklift and the boxes from the pallet fell on him, fracturing his ankle.||Fractures||Ankle(s)||Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part||Boxes, crates, cartons||Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered|
|19/08/2018||Packers Sanitation Services, Inc.||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was cleaning a conveyor when he tripped into the conveyor and attempted to brace his fall. As he did, his right hand entered the rollers and was crushed. The rollers were moving at the time of the incident.||Crushing injuries||Hand(s)||Fall onto or against object on same level, n.e.c.||Floor||Food and beverage processing machinery-specialized, n.e.c.|
|13/06/2018||Kent Companies Texas LLC||Carrollton||Texas||Two employees were tying rebar and getting ready to pour a concrete slab for a ramp to a parking lot of a multi-family dwelling under construction. A vehicle struck a temporary chain link fence that the employees were working in close proximity to causing it to fall over onto the employees and trap them. One employee was admitted to the hospital for a strained back and contusions.||Strains||Back, including spine, spinal cord||Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.||Chain-link fences, panels||Highway vehicle, motorized|
|05/06/2018||TREEHOUSE FOODS, INC.||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was trying to unjam a case of product in the palletizing machine when the machine cycled and a metal bar came down and fractured his arm. The machine was not locked out at the time of the incident.||Fractures||Arm(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning||Stacking machinery|
|29/05/2018||Taylor Smith Consultant, LLC||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was standing on the step of a garbage truck when another garbage truck tried to squeeze between the truck and a car and struck the employee. The employee suffered pain on the left side of the entire body.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Multiple body parts||Roadway collision with other vehicle||Garbage, recycling, or refuse truck||Garbage, recycling, or refuse truck|
|24/03/2018||Southwire Company||Carrollton||Georgia||An employee was loading up a payoff machine when the employee's left index finger was caught between the reel and the drive arm of the payoff, resulting in an amputation of the distal phalanges on the left index finger.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery||Metal, woodworking, and special material machinery|
|20/03/2018||Hilite Industries Automotive, LP||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was troubleshooting a dual portioning valve tester. His finger was in the point of operation when the machine cycled, causing an amputation.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning||Product testing, inspecting, and diagnostic machinery|
|28/02/2018||OFS Fitel, LLC||Carrollton||Georgia||An employee was loading a reel using take-up equipment when the equipment amputated the employee's right pinky finger. The equipment was not guarded at the time.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Material and personnel handling machinery|
|08/10/2017||Texas Twist Pretzels, Inc||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was removing a piece of dough from a machine when the employee's right index finger was caught and amputated between the machine's blade and conveyor belt.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery||Food and beverage processing machinery-specialized|
|06/10/2017||4Front Engineered Solutions||Carrollton||Texas||A temporary employee used a free-standing crane to lift a leveler's lip plate and was inspecting the welds underneath it when the hook slipped off the lip plate, causing the leveler to fall and strike his head.||Intracranial injuries||Brain||Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part||Metal plates, metal panels||Cranes|
|16/09/2017||DHL Supply Chain||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was sitting by the stairs and said he didn't feel well. He was hospitalized for heat exhaustion and dehydration.||Multiple effects of heat and light||BODY SYSTEMS||Exposure to environmental heat||Heat-environmental|
|24/08/2017||Kent Companies||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was loading a riding trowel when the employee's finger was caught between the riding trowel and equipment, breaking and lacerating it.||Fractures||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Collision between a moving and standing vehicle, nonroadway||Construction, logging, and mining machinery||Skid steer loaders, mini loaders|
|06/07/2017||U.S. Postal Service||Carrollton||Georgia||While loading a truck, an employee began to feel ill and experienced chest pains. The employee was hospitalized for potential heat stress, dehydration.||Multiple effects of heat and light||BODY SYSTEMS||Exposure to environmental heat||Heat-environmental|
|05/07/2017||Trident Seafoods, Corp.||Carrollton||Georgia||An employee was emptying a waste pan on a portion saw when the pan slipped and caught his right ring finger, amputating the first digit.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Contact with objects and equipment||Nonclassifiable|
|01/06/2017||Hilite Industries Automotive, LP||Carrollton||Texas||An employee was looking at the orientation of a sprocket on a rotary machine when his right arm was trapped by a fixture on the machine. He suffered a cut/contusion/bruise on the inside of his arm above and below the elbow, requiring hospitalization.||MULTIPLE DISEASES, CONDITIONS, AND DISORDERS||Multiple arm locations||Caught in running equipment or machinery, n.e.c.||Machinery|
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