DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2020-06-19ElginIllinoisQuantum Plastics, LLCUpper arm(s)Struck by discharged object or substance
An employee was attempting to remove a jammed round from an ammunition reloading mechanism he brought from home when the round discharged. Part of the ammunition casing struck his upper arm. The injury required surgical removal of the casing shrapnel from his upper arm.
2017-05-02Fort IrwinCaliforniaAhtna, Inc.Multiple body partsFire or explosion
An employee was loading ammunition rounds onto a tank when a round ignited and burned the employee's forearm, hand, and abdomen.
2016-05-17FindlayOhioBuffalo Cartridge Company, Inc.NonclassifiableCaught in or compressed by equipment or objects
Employees are exposed to a caught by hazard from an unguarded ammunition loading machine, resulting in an amputation.
2015-06-10IrvineCaliforniaFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATIONBack, including spine, spinal cordJack-knifed or overturned, nonroadway
On June 10, 2015, an employee was operating a UTV on the range when the UTV hit a patch of soft sand and flipped. The employee fell out of the UTV, landed on an ammunition can, and injured his back.
2015-05-21Grand IslandNebraskaHORNADY MANUFACTURING COFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was operating an ammunition loading machine. One cartridge did not have a bullet seated in the opening, so he reached into the opening to remove the faulty cartridge. His finger got caught by the transfer bar (feeding mechanism).