DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-10-07WichitaKsCVSHip(s)Hitting, kicking, beating, shoving
An employee was confronting a suspected shoplifter in a store. The suspected shoplifter dragged the employee into the parking lot; the employee struck the ground and suffered a broken hip.
2021-09-10Fruit CoveFlBeaver Tree ServiceUpper and lower limb(s)Other fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet
An employee was cutting down a tree when a dead branch fell and dragged him approximately 12 feet to the ground. The employee sustained a broken femur and wrist.
2021-08-22TulsaOkAAA Club Alliance, Inc.Multiple body partsMultiple violent acts by other person
An employee was taking a break outside his work vehicle at a convenience store when he was attacked by a customer with a pair of scissors. He called 911. When the operator asked which way his attacker had gone, he stepped away from his vehicle and the attacker hit him with his van. The employee suffered a head injury; multiple broken ribs; abrasions all over his body from being dragged by the van; and injuries to the right shoulder, right knee, right ankle, and lower back.
2021-07-08WayneNjQuick Chek CorporationHip(s)Pedestrian vehicular incident, n.e.c.
An employee was pumping gas into a customer's car. The customer started to drive away and the employee was dragged a few feet resulting in a hip fracture.
2021-05-11GreencastlePaAPX Enclosures, IncorporatedFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was using a floor shaper to put a radius on plastic parts. When placing a part into the shaper bit area, the part kicked and dragged the employee's left hand into the shaper. The employee sustained a partial amputation of the left middle finger and lacerations and avulsions to the left ring finger.
2021-04-30ChicagoIlCentral Steel & Wire CompanyKnee(s)Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area
On April 30, 2021, an employee was placing a tag onto an empty pan and was struck by a side loader. The employee was dragged several feet down the filling station and was caught between the side loader and the filling station. The employee sustained bruises, contusions, and a left knee fracture and torn meniscus. The employee was hospitalized.
2021-04-07Pompano BeachFlFarmers MartMultiple body partsStruck or run over by rolling powered vehicle
An employee's arm was caught by a forklift when its parking mode deactivated and the employee was dragged by the arm. The employee suffered a fractured left arm and a fractured hip.
2020-09-01DanvilleIlBunge Milling, Inc.Multiple body partsContact with objects and equipment
On September 1, 2020, at approximately 8:00 p.m., an employee was working on conduit for a new installation from the platform of a scissor lift that was not yet elevated when it came in contact with (and was dragged by) a rotary dryer. The employee was crushed between the scissor lift and the rotary blower, suffering fractures on his mandible, clavicle, and right orbital bone. He was hospitalized.
2020-09-01GreenvilleWiValley Bakers Cooperative AssociationAbdomen, except internal location of diseases or disordersFall or jump from and struck by same vehicle in normal operation, nonroadway
An employee was driving a pallet mover around a corner in the warehouse when she fell off the mover and was dragged by the mover and then crushed against nearby racking. She sustained abdominal injuries.
2020-06-22HuttoTexasBWT's Welding & Associates, Inc. BrainOther fall to lower level
An employee was on a forklift's forks, which had been raised so he could unwrap a tarpaulin. As he unwrapped the tarp, he was dragged off the forks and fell to the ground, injuring his head on the concrete driveway.
2019-07-31PasadenaTexasSER CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, LTDHead and trunkPedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle in roadway
An employee was in the center of the street applying marks to the pavement for placement of reflective buttons to mark the lanes. An SUV turned onto the street at a high rate of speed. It dragged the employee before running them over with the front and rear tires. The employee sustained injuries including: an open fracture to the left pelvis; fractured right pelvis; bilateral hip fractures; fractured bones near the eye and cheek bone areas; fractured nose; bruised right lung; bruised liver; and
2019-07-12DenverColoradoH&E Equipment ServicesChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersPedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area, n.e.c.
An employee was repairing a forklift when the forklift's axle moved. It caught and dragged the employee several feet resulting in broken ribs and hospitalization.
2019-06-06Bowling GreenOhioMid-Wood, Inc.Multiple trunk locationsOther fall to lower level
On June 6, 2019, a grain elevator operator was cleaning out a grain bin using a long scraper to scrape the residual grain from the edges while standing on a ladder. The ladder cannot be opened in the area due to the conveyor belt running down the middle. The employee leaned the ladder up against the wall and climbed up to perform the scraping duties. The employee's foot hit the moving conveyor causing the ladder and the employee to fall over. The employee landed on the conveyor and was dragged u
2019-03-17Kansas CityMissouriSecuritas Security ServicesNonclassifiableStruck by powered vehicle-nontransport
As an employee exited his vehicle, his coat caught on the gear shift and the vehicle dragged him on the ground, breaking a vertebra.
2019-02-21TornilloTexasDepartment of Homeland SecurityLower leg(s)Pedestrian vehicular incident
Two officers were inspecting an SUV that was pulling a trailer. An officer asked the driver to pull forward a little while the injured officer was inspecting the trailer hitch area. As the vehicle moved forward, the injured officer was knocked down and became wedged between the trailer driver's side tire and axle and dragged approximately one foot before the vehicle stopped. The injured officer was hospitalized for a fractured lower left leg that required surgery.
2019-02-14InvernessFloridaJW Morton Real Estate Inc.Multiple body partsPedestrian struck by vehicle backing up in nonroadway area
While walking across a driveway, an employee was struck and dragged by a delivery truck as it backed up. The employee suffered a concussion, a broken collarbone, four broken ribs, and a broken right femur.
2019-01-08ChillicotheTexasLouis Dreyfus Company Interior Elevators LLCNonclassifiableNonclassifiable
An employee was standing on the ground dumping from a hopper rail car while operating a pneumatic car door opener. He was then struck by a compressed air hose and the car door opener while being partially dragged on the ground by a utility vehicle for 15 to 20 feet. He was hospitalized with multiple contusions to the body.
2018-08-20AtlantaGeorgiaEye Productions Inc. Div of CBS CorporationBrainNonroadway noncollision incident, n.e.c.
An employee was attempting a stunt that required him to roll off the wheel well of a tanker truck moving at 15 miles an hour and to be dragged. He bounced off the wheel well, causing his feet to hit first and flipping him upside down. His head struck the pavement and he was dragged a short distance as the truck he was tethered to came to a stop. He suffered head trauma, causing pressure in the brain.
2018-03-16KissimmeeFloridaRestaurant DepotLumbar regionPedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area
An employee was working in a walk-in freezer when a powered industrial truck hit and dragged him against an upright beam. He suffered a contusion to his lower back and was hospitalized.
2018-03-03CamptiLouisianaTNT Railcar Services, Inc.Hip(s)Rail vehicle incident, n.e.c.
An employee was moving boxcars on a rail line in a plant when his jacket pocket was caught on a boxcar. He was then dragged approximately 20 yards over a pile of 4x4's and into a concrete post, injuring his left hip area.
2018-02-04AshtabulaOhioPLASTPRO, INC.Abdomen, except internal location of diseases or disordersCaught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee entered a production line to make adjustments when he was hooked by the hoist and dragged down the line. The hoist pulled him through a 12-inch gap between two I-beams. He suffered broken ribs, a lacerated spleen, and cuts to his leg, requiring hospitalization.
2018-01-21RockfordIllinoisAllied Universal Security ServicesHead and trunkIntentional injury by other person, n.e.c.
A parking lot security officer was attempting to stop an alleged shoplifter while he stole her vehicle and started to drive away. She was dragged by the vehicle some distance while hitting barriers, suffering bruised ribs and a head laceration. She was hospitalized.
2018-01-15WichitaKansasWaste Management of Kansas IncMultiple body partsStruck or run over by rolling powered vehicle
An employee got out of her truck and was walking in front of it when it started to roll. The truck struck and dragged her about 137' before it stopped. She suffered a bruised lung, broken right arm and other bones, and lacerations.
2018-01-07GreenwoodWisconsinRetzlaff Milk Transport, LLC.Whole bodyPedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area
On January 7, 2018, at about 1:15 p.m., an employee was struck by a truck while walking between truck bays. The truck dragged the employee, who suffered whole-body and hand injuries.
2017-09-05PotomacMarylandU.S. Postal Inspection ServiceChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersInjured by physical contact with other person in sporting event or physical training
During a simulated building entry procedure, an employee was being dragged out of a building that coworkers were attempting to secure as part of the simulation. One of his coworkers lost his balance and fell on the employee, fracturing several ribs on his right side.
2017-09-02WinslowMaineALCOM, LLC.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was grinding a piece of metal (large socket) on a bench grinder when the piece of metal became caught and dragged his right index finger into the grinder, partially amputating it.
2017-08-29ClearfieldPennsylvaniaGrannas Brothers Stone & Asphalt Co., Inc.Multiple body partsStruck or run over by rolling powered vehicle
An employee was underneath a disabled tri-axle dump truck attempting to release a driveshaft from the bound-up transmission. When the driveshaft was disconnected and came off, the truck drifted and dragged the employee who was making the repairs. The employee was hospitalized and suffered a broken collarbone, four broken ribs, and a bruised kidney.
2017-08-08VictoriaTexasStaff ConcreteNonclassifiablePedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle in nonroadway area
An employee was working underneath a truck checking the wiring when a coworker got into the truck and drove away. The employee was dragged 2 feet, suffering injuries that required hospitalization.
2017-07-01AustellGeorgiaParsec IncorporatedLeg(s)Pedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle in nonroadway area
An employee was on the ground waiting for a ride when a coworker ran over his legs with a vehicle and dragged him 10 feet.
2017-06-03TannerAlabamaScap, Inc. Leg(s)Struck or run over by rolling powered vehicle
An employee was helping her mother move from a personal vehicle when the car began to roll back. She ran around the car to attempt to stop it, but either slipped or was struck by the car door and fell down. The tire ran over both her legs and dragged her 15 to 20 feet. She suffered a compound fracture of the left leg.
2016-10-04CantonOhioTimkenSteel CorporationHand(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
An employee was trying to unjam two steel bars on a conveyor when the photo sensor sensed movement and began to cycle, causing the employee's right hand to be dragged into the conveyor. The employee suffered a fractured right hand and was hospitalized overnight. The machine was not locked out at the time.
2016-08-24QuanticoVirginiaFederal Bureau of Investigations AcademyAnkle(s) and leg(s)Parachuting incident
At approximately 1900 hours on 24 August 2016, an employee was involved in a "High Altitude Low Oxygen" (HALO) "free fall" parachute jump as part of his training curriculum. When the wind shifted at the drop zone, he was dragged into a chain link fence and fractured his right leg/ankle. The employee was admitted to the hospital and will require surgery to repair the fracture to his leg/ankle.
2016-07-28RichmondCaliforniaU.S. POSTAL SERVICEHand(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery
An employee was working on a parcel sorting machine when the employee's hand was caught between the open track and dragged under the carriage, requiring hospitalization and surgery.
2016-07-26Idaho FallsIdahoFranklin Building Supply, IncChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersFall through surface or existing opening 16 to 20 feet
An employee was delivering a pallet of roof shingles to a low-sloped roof using a boom truck with a fork attachment. The pallet of roof shingles slipped off of the forks and crashed through the roof to the interior of the home. The employee was knocked/dragged into the hole along with the pallet. He fell approximately 20 feet to the lower surface and was hospitalized with two broken ribs.
2016-07-06ClaytonDelawareHanover Foods CorporationMultiple leg locationsCaught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was power washing an idling pea picker (combine) when a leading length of power wash hose was caught and began wrapping around the picking head of the combine. A length of the power wash hose dragged on the ground as the leading length uncontrollably wrapped, roping around the employee's right leg from behind and pulling the employee foot-first into the picking head. The employee's right leg was forcefully pulled into the combine up to the knee, causing multiple fractures and lacer
2016-06-28MiamiFloridaGolden Gate America, LLCUpper and lower limb(s)Struck by powered vehicle-nontransport, n.e.c.
An employee had parked a vehicle. As he was getting out, he felt lightheaded, fainted, and fell to the floor. He did not have a chance to station the vehicle and his body was dragged on the road, injuring his right shoulder and left leg.
2016-06-08BillingsMontanaHARDRIVES CONSTRUCTION, INC.Multiple trunk locationsPedestrian struck by vehicle backing up in nonroadway area
An employee was sweeping up leftover chips when a nearby distributor truck began to back up and hit the employee. The employee was dragged under the truck, cracking three vertebrae and two ribs.
2016-04-02CarrolltonGeorgiaSouthwire CompanyMultiple body partsCaught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
While operating the strander machine in normal operating mode, an employee's clothes became entangled in the rotating parts of the machine. The employee was dragged into the machine, suffering head lacerations and breaking the right and left femur, right tibia and fibula, and four ribs.
2016-03-30AuroraIllinoisCITADEL INDUSTRIES, INC.Arm(s)Entangled in other object or equipment
An employee was checking the quality of a roll of product with his hand when his hand became caught and his arm was dragged into the roll. His left arm broke and required hospitalization.
2016-03-12WahiawaHawaiiSchofield Barracks-Defense Commissary Agency DeCA West, Pacific AreaFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
An employee was slicing meat using a band saw when the movable platform on which the meat was placed stalled. With his right hand on top of the meat, the employee used his right side hip to apply more force on the moving platform to push the meat toward the operating band saw. He was wearing cotton gloves at the time of the incident. The right-hand cotton glove became caught between the meat and the band saw, which consequently dragged his right ring finger toward the point of operation. His fi
2016-02-19TucsonArizonaU.S. Customs and Border ProtectionMultiple body partsStruck by powered vehicle-nontransport, n.e.c.
An employee was attempting to stop his assigned vehicle from rolling when he was hit by the door, knocked to the ground, and dragged. He suffered right hip and ankle injuries, as well as left knee abrasions.
2016-01-29HoustonOhioRC Family Wood Products, LLCFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
On January 29, 2016, an employee was attempting to unjam the nailing machine when a coworker started the machine. The employee's hand was dragged through a chain and sprocket, amputating the right middle, ring, and little fingers.
2015-11-24Grand JunctionColoradoHoliday Retirement Whole bodyPedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle in nonroadway area
An unknown vehicle struck and dragged an employee 60 feet in the work-site parking lot. He was hospitalized with injuries to his entire body.
2015-06-20HoustonTexasAdvanced Concrete SurfacesNonclassifiableEntangled in other object or equipment
An employee was pumping concrete onto the fifth floor of an apartment complex. The employee's foot became entangled in the hose, which dragged the employee through the corridor and over the balcony onto the ground below.
2015-05-07HoustonTexasAuto ZoneNonclassifiableIntentional injury by other person, n.e.c.
An employee was entering the store while an individual was leaving the store with oil. The individual did not pay for the oil. The employee tried to retrieve the oil and was dragged by the individual's car.
2015-04-08HooverAlabamaBFI Waste Services, LLCNonclassifiablePedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle in roadway
An employee dismounted the back of a slow-moving garbage truck in a residential area to get up into the cab. The employee slipped and fell under the rear tandems and was caught between the wheels and the asphalt. The employee was dragged for an unknown distance.
2015-03-07CantonOhioTimkenSteel CorporationMultiple body partsCaught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was working in the small bar finishing area, when he attempted to reach a spray can of lubricant located on the small bar table inside the guarded area. He was using a rod to manipulate the can closer to the guard rail by reaching over the guard rail, when the carry-over arm struck him, pulled him over the guard rail, and dragged him to the floor. The carry-over arm continued its operation as the employee fell below its operation range. The employee received injuries to his shoulder
2015-02-25KenoshaWisconsinKenosha Beef International, Ltd.Fingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
Employee working in the Birchwood North Production area attempted to unjam the freezer tunnel with a tool. The employee reached in with the tool (a few inches) when the tool became caught and dragged her hand into the equipment. Her right index finger came into contact with a pinch point (a roller and the guard), amputating her fingertip.
2015-02-07AlbanyNew YorkSodexoNonclassifiableFall on same level, n.e.c.
Employee dragged her foot on the carpet and it caused her to fall.
2015-01-17AlbuquerqueNew MexicoU.S. Postal ServiceFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
At approximately 8:05 p.m., an employee suffered a possible amputation. The employee was sweeping mail at bin #1 and her finger was caught in the belt. The finger was then dragged between the belt and roller, resulting in a 2-cm avulsion to her middle finger on her right hand.