DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-09-22TylerTxSanderson Farms Tyler ProcessingFingertip(s)Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects
An employee was removing chicken parts from the breast processor when the blade of the breast processor amputated the employee's fingertip.
2021-06-29HoustonTxLMMM Houston #32Finger(s), fingernail(s)Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment
An employee was cutting chicken breast with a meat saw and cut his left thumb resulting in a partial amputation.
2019-04-06AuroraColoradoAmes Construction, Inc.Multiple body partsOther fall to lower level
An employee fell from a dumpster rail to the ground, suffering a head laceration and fractures to the shoulders, breast plate, and spine. The employee was hospitalized.
2019-03-19NacogdochesTexasPilgrim?s Pride Corporation Chest, except internal location of diseases or disordersInjured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker
An employee was walking across a crosswalk in a breast deboning department with a knife in his hand. He lost his balance and the knife punctured his chest and lung.
2019-01-07ArcadiaLouisianaHouse of RaefordHand(s)Contact with objects and equipment
An employee was trying to unstick a chicken breast from a breast slicer machine when the slicer lacerated the employee's left hand, resulting in a medical amputation of the hand.
2018-04-05Fort RecoveryOhioFort Recovery IndustriesMultiple body partsFall on same level due to tripping over an object
While moving a box with parts, an employee tripped over the corner of a pallet, fell, and hit the corner of the table. The employee suffered hematoma to the left breast area and a knee, as well as a blood clot.
2017-08-25CantonOhioMPW Industrial Services, Inc.Abdomen, except internal location of diseases or disordersStruck by discharged object or substance
An employee was standing approximately 20 feet away from a coworker that was hooking up a 6,000 psi sewer jet to clean out a pipeline. When the hose was turned on in the truck, the hose came out of the pipeline and sprayed the employee's chest just below the breast line. The employee was cut and hospitalized.
2017-08-19HamburgArkansasASPLUNDH TREE EXPERT CO.Lower leg(s)Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was using a chainsaw to fell a 68-foot tall, 16-inch to 20-inch diameter at breast height chestnut tree when the tree began to fall and struck another tree. The butt of the tree kicked back, striking and fracturing the employee's right leg just above the ankle.
2017-07-13ViennaGeorgiaTyson Foods, Inc.Fingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was attempting to remove a piece of chicken from a breast processor sawblade when the employee's right hand contacted the blade, amputating the pinky fingertip and lacerating the other fingers.
2016-06-05ClevelandOhioChipotle Mexican Grill, LLCFinger(s), fingernail(s)Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker
On or about 6/5/2016, at approximately 14:15, an employee was cutting chicken breast with a handheld knife when the knife slipped and his thumb contacted the blade. His right thumb was amputated.
2016-03-02MuldrowOklahomaOK Foods, Inc.Fingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was attempting to remove a frozen chicken breast from a belt. The employee's fingertip was amputated when it was caught in the belt.
2015-04-06ManchesterOhioRanger Steel, Inc. FaceStruck by dislodged flying object, particle
An employee was replacing breast cable when a barge stay rope broke free. The rope hit the employee in the back, knocking him to the ground. He landed on his face.
2015-02-23FarmervilleLouisianaFoster Farms CorporationFingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
The employee was working at a production line where breast meat is inspected prior to packaging. The employee reached down and underneath a conveyor belt where her glove was caught in a pinch point, amputating her right index fingertip. The doctor described it as a de-gloving of the fingertip with removal of the bone tip.
2015-02-10Belle ChasseLouisianaCC 111 LLCMultiple face locationsStruck by dislodged flying object, particle
Employees were removing derricks while unloading a ship. A breasting cable got hung up on a derrick. When the employees pulled the cable, the pressure caused the line to snap. The line struck two of the employees along the right side of their faces.
2015-01-15PerryGeorgiaPerdue FarmsFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
On January 15, 2015, at approximately 2:45 a.m., Employee #1 experienced a laceration to the right little finger while operating equipment used to remove the breast and tenders from the bird. The employee was taken to the hospital, where it was determined that a surgical amputation was necessary.