DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2020-06-30ArthurIllinoisCoach House IncorporationChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersFall onto or against object on same level, n.e.c.
On June 30, 2020, an employee was fastening straps on an empty trailer. As the employee was tightening the winch, the strap came undone and he lost his balance. He fell into the trailer, struck his head on the edge, and then fell to the ground. He suffered a head injury that required stitches, as well as a torn esophagus.
2020-02-21SelmaTexasGillman Subaru of San Antonio, Inc.Abdomen, except internal location of diseases or disordersOverexertion in pushing, pulling, or turning-single episode
An employee had been pushing a car and later collapsed to the floor with chest pains and was coughing up blood. The employee was hospitalized with a tear where the esophagus and stomach meet.
2020-02-12Lake SuzyFloridaPoint Charlotte Golf & Country ClubMultiple body partsFall on same level due to tripping over an object
An employee was walking into the bag room in a golf cart barn when he tripped over a golf bag on the barn floor. He fell onto his hands and knees, and a nearby chair struck this throat and chest; he suffered broken vertebrae, three cracked ribs, and a torn esophagus.
2019-04-05LargoFloridaBernhard MCC, LLCChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersHitting, kicking, beating, shoving
An employee was assaulted by an employee of another contractor, suffering a crushed esophagus, a shattered nose, and bruises to the face.
2019-03-18BethlehemPennsylvaniaGiant Food Stores, LLCJaw, chinStruck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.
An employee was using a dolly leg handle to lower a trailer so it could be connected. The handle slipped from his hands and it sprung back, striking him in the jaw and neck area, bruising his esophagus, and breaking his jawbone.
2019-03-17JolietIllinoisCapstone Logistics LLCChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersStruck against stationary object or equipment, n.e.c.
A case of pickles was about to fall. As an employee tried to stop it, his throat came into contact with the control handle of a pallet jack. His esophagus was crushed.
2019-03-13ManheimPennsylvaniaDeer Country Farm and Lawn, Inc.Head and trunkExplosion, n.e.c.
An electric hand grinder was being used to cut an empty metal 55-gallon drum that had held motor oil. The drum exploded. The employee suffered a broken facial bone, moderate burns on the side of the face, and burns to the esophagus and lungs.
2019-01-25FryeburgMaineHD Supply Construction Supply, Ltd.Chest, except internal location of diseases or disordersStruck by dislodged flying object, particle
While bending rebar, a piece of rebar sprung loose from the bending machine and struck an employee in the neck. The employee was hospitalized with a torn esophagus.
2017-08-22Fort WorthTexasUltimate LLCMultiple body partsFall through surface or existing opening 6 to 10 feet
An employee was picking up trash on a roof when he fell through the rotted metal roof 7 feet to the ground below. A piece of metal cut him from his stomach to his esophagus, requiring surgery.
2017-05-09TempleTexasUSDA-Agricultural Research ServiceChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersInhalation of harmful substance-single episode
An employee was using a chemical cleaner to clear a restroom drain when he began coughing and having trouble breathing. He was hospitalized with a burned esophagus and lungs and respiratory distress.
2017-03-16PasadenaTexasCH2M HillMultiple trunk locationsIngestion of harmful substance
An employee was performing PH analysis on water using sodium hydroxide. The employee ingested some of it and was hospitalized for a burned esophagus and stomach.
2016-10-13Big LakeTexasX-Chem, LLCChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersStruck by discharged object or substance
An employee was attaching a connection to the wellhead for treatment when a stream of high pressured natural gas caused the following injuries to the employee: facial Injuries, right punctured lung, and a torn esophagus. The employee was hospitalized.
2016-05-07OshkoshWisconsinSupple GC Oshkosh, LLC. Chest, except internal location of diseases or disordersIngestion of harmful substance
An employee ingested degreaser that was placed in a cup and handed to him for cleaning the grill. The employee's esophagus was burned and the employee underwent surgery.