DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-07-26SavannahGaBluegreen CorporationBrainOther fall to lower level
An employee lost her balance while riding an escalator and fell to the floor, suffering four broken ribs and a brain bleed.
2019-06-25AtlantaGeorgiaMACY'SBack, including spine, spinal cordOther fall to lower level
An employee was going up an escalator from the second floor to the third floor when she lost her balance and fell backwards to the second floor level. She was hospitalized with a fractured spine and arm scrapes.
2019-03-26GlenviewIllinoisVON MAUR, INC.Leg(s)Other fall to lower level
An employee was using the escalator to access the second floor while holding shopping bags when she fell down the escalator and fractured her right leg.
2019-03-20AtlantaGeorgiaAnthem, Inc.SkullOther fall to lower level
An employee fell down an escalator at the airport while traveling for work, suffering skull fractures.
2018-04-12HoustonTexasSwift Technical ServicesMultiple body partsFall on same level, n.e.c.
An employee was returning from a business trip and was at the airport. She was going down on the escalator when she lost balance and fell backwards, fracturing her wrist and neck vertebrae. She was hospitalized.
2018-03-30New OrleansLouisianaSCHINDLER ELEVATOR CORPORATION Lower leg(s)Struck by object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was working on an escalator when he was struck by an escalator step, lacerating his left lower leg.
2018-03-12DenverColoradoU.S. Postal Service Chest, except internal location of diseases or disordersOther fall to lower level
An employee was flying to a training and fell down an escalator at the airport, breaking three ribs and lacerating a knee. The employee was hospitalized.
2017-08-11Coral GablesFloridaSchindler Elevator CompanyLower leg(s)Fall, slip, trip
On 08/11/2017, an employee slipped and fell while working on an escalator, and was hospitalized for treatment of a laceration to the shin.
2016-06-22FriendswoodTexasSearsFinger(s), fingernail(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee missed the last step of an escalator and fell coming down it. She fractured her right ring and pinky fingers, requiring surgery.
2016-03-19New YorkNew YorkBLOOMINGDALESFinger(s), fingernail(s)Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.
An employee was lifting up a metal floor plate to access the switch to reset the escalator. The metal plate fell on his hand, amputating the top third of his finger.
2016-01-20HoustonTexasMemorial Hermann Health systemsShoulder(s), including clavicle(s), scapula(e)Other fall to lower level
An employee tripped and fell down an escalator. He hit a wall at the landing of the escalator, which resulted in a bilateral shoulder dislocation.
2015-08-01BloomingtonIllinoisSchindler Elevator CorporationFinger(s), fingernail(s)Fall on same level, n.e.c.
Schindler Elevator employees were removing a 17,000-pound escalator on a dolly. One of the employees tripped, causing him to knock the injured employee to the ground. The injured employee's pinky and right ring finger were then run over by the loaded dolly. The employee was hospitalized and had surgery.
2015-06-01Atlantic CityNew JerseyOtis ElevatorCompany, Inc.HeadNonclassifiable
An employee was hospitalized after hitting his head on the edge of an escalator pit and possibly contacting live electrical parts.
2015-02-02CincinnatiOhioThe Proctor and Gamble CompanyFoot (feet)Caught in running equipment or machinery
Employee had left foot caught between the steps in the escalator, resulting in a laceration to the foot.