DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-04-01ChristineTxSan Miguel Electric Cooperative, Inc.Eye(s)Struck against object or equipment
An employee was working on the limits of a conveying ash booster pump discharge valve. When the employee turned, his head struck a straight valve handle, resulting in a laceration to the lower right eyelid.
2020-08-22Port Saint LucieFlBluewater Construction Solutions Inc.Eye(s)Struck by discharged object or substance
An employee was using a pneumatic nail gun. A nail bounced back and struck the employee in the eye, cutting the eyelid. The employee was hospitalized.
2020-04-25TroyNew YorkEddy Memorial GeriatricBODY SYSTEMSExposure through intact skin, eyes, or other exposed tissue
An employee was working in a COVID-19 unit, and accordingly was wearing full PPE during her shifts on April 25 and April 26, 2020, including an N95 mask. She felt itching on her forehead and around the mask on April 25, then developed swollen eyelids and hives to the face, trunk, and legs on April 26. She became short of breath at home on April 28 and was hospitalized, suffering from diffuse urticaria and dyspnea, possibly from the mask.
2019-07-13HobsonTexasATEC Steel, LLCEye(s)Contact with hot objects or substances
An employee was welding the inner rim plate of a pontoon using a wire welding machine with .045 flux-core welding wire. The employee stopped welding and then proceeded to chip the slag from the weld when a piece of hot slag popped off the weld and landed on the employee's right upper and lower eyelids resulting in second-degree burns.
2019-05-14Van BurenArkansasTYSON FOODS, INC.Eye(s)Struck against stationary object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee's hard hat slipped off of his head. He leaned forward to catch it and struck his eye on a smock rack. He was hospitalized with lacerations to the upper eyelid, lower eyelid, and tear duct.
2018-08-28BaldwinFloridaGerdau Long Steel, Inc.Eye(s)Fall on same level
A maintenance mechanic was welding a piece of furnace structure with a portable welding machine when he fell forward. He came into contact with a hot object, possibly a welding rod, and suffered a minor burn and bruising to the right eyelid. He hospitalized.
2018-08-16Saint JohnsFloridaA.A. Pittman & Sons Concrete Company, Inc.Multiple trunk locationsOther fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet
An employee was wrecking a framework on a commercial construction building. As he was unclamping his harness, the anchor broke and he slipped and fell approximately 14 feet to the ground. He suffered a lacerated left eyelid, lacerated left knee, spinal fractures at the L1 and L2 vertebrae, and a hematoma of the bladder. He was hospitalized.
2018-03-29El PasoTexasCoca Cola Southwest Beverages LLCEye(s)Struck by dislodged flying object, particle
An employee dropped a case of 8 oz. glass bottles on top of another case of product while building orders. One of the glass bottles inside the case burst and pieces of glass shot up and struck his right eyelid, causing a laceration. He was hospitalized and had surgery.
2017-08-28BeaumontTexasMetal Forms LTDEye(s)Fall on same level due to slipping
An employee was removing the door of a CNC machine when he slipped and fell onto the machine's conveyor, cutting his left eyelid and requiring hospitalization.
2016-09-06EcruMississippiAshley Furniture Industries, Inc.Eye(s)Struck by discharged object or substance
On 09/06/2016, at approximately 5:20 PM, an employee was injured when an upholstery staple from a pneumatic staple gun entered under his right eyelid, requiring hospitalization and stitches.
2016-07-21New YorkNew YorkTriumph ConstructionForearm(s)Direct exposure to electricity, greater than 220 volts
An employee was using a digging bar to loosen sand located over a cable buried in a shunt box when he impacted the primary cable. An electric flash occurred, causing first degree burns on his left forearm and a piece of sand to become lodged under his eyelid.
2016-07-07MidlandTexasBugle Energy Services, LLCMultiple face locationsStruck by dislodged flying object, particle
An employee was attempting to move a pump from an empty drum to a full drum. Once the metal cap was loosened, the pressure blew the cap into his face, breaking his nose and orbital socket and lacerating his eyelids.