DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-07-26Hot SpringsArAluma-Weld, Inc. Xpress BoatingBODY SYSTEMSExposure to environmental heat
On July 26, 2021, an employee became ill after a hot, humid day spent preparing aluminum fishing boats to be painted. She was hospitalized, suffering from dehydration.
2020-07-03Upper DarbyPennsylvaniaGOLDHORN ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION, INC.Head and trunkOther fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was working on a six-foot ladder fishing line through a wall when he fell to the ground and sustained a concussion, broken ribs, and a collapsed lung.
2020-02-10EmpireLouisianaWestbank Fishing, LLCForearm(s)Machinery or equipment incident on water vehicle
An employee was working as a net mender, tasked with positioning the nets for fishing operations. While the employee was wrapping a rope around the cathead to position the net, his left hand was caught in the cathead and he was wrapped around the cathead several times. The employee was hospitalized with a lacerated left forearm.
2019-08-10King CoveAlaskaPeter Pan SeafoodsHand(s)Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.
An employee was offloading fish from a fishing tender vessel using a 12-inch suction hose. The hose had an air pocket that caused it to whip, striking the employee's hand against the coaming on a hatch. The employee sustained right-hand lacerations and a fracture.
2019-06-04SeattleWashingtonNorthlake Shipyard, Inc.BODY SYSTEMSMachinery or equipment incident on water vehicle
Before noon on June 4, 2019, a marine inspector was conducting an inspection on board a fishing vessel at a shipyard. As the employee was climbing out of the vessel's anchor chain locker, he was shocked by a damaged extension cord running through a chain attached to shelving on a bulkhead. He suffered nerve damage to his thumb and thermal burns to his forearm muscle, and was hospitalized.
2019-04-11LincolnNebraskaELECTRONIC CONTRACTING COMPANYLeg(s)Other fall to lower level 6 to 10 feet
An employee was about 6 feet up an 8-foot ladder, fishing wire down a wall. He fell from the ladder to the carpeted floor, breaking his right leg.
2018-09-20Grand JunctionColoradoINNOVATIVE TEXTILES, INC.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Entangled in other object or equipment
An employee was wrapping fishing line onto a spinning hub when the employee's right index finger became caught in the line. The employee pulled the finger away, resulting in an amputation above the top of the nail.
2017-03-02Dutch HarborAlaskaGlobal Seas LLCJaw, chinWater vehicle incident, n.e.c.
An employee was standing under a net drum waiting to receive fishing nets to work on fishing lines when a basketball hoop that was previously attached to the net drum fell over and struck the employee's right jaw and neck area. The employee suffered a fractured jaw and was hospitalized.
2016-02-13GunnisonColoradoNational Park ServiceMultiple body partsFall or jump from vehicle in normal operation, nonroadway
An employee was operating a snowmobile to conduct fishing license checks and fell off the snowmobile after catching a patch of ice. The employee was hospitalized with seven broken ribs and a dislocated shoulder.
2015-12-01SeattleWashingtonAmerican SeafoodsUpper and lower limb(s)Other fall to lower level
An employee stepped into a storage tote to retrieve fishing line. The tote tipped over, causing the employee to fall into the hold of the ship. The employee suffered a broken right wrist and right leg, requiring hospitalization.
2015-10-26Point Pleasant BoroNew JerseyFishing Vessel VengeanceFoot (feet)Entangled in other object or equipment
An employee on a fishing boat got his foot entangled in the rope as the boat was pulling away from the dock. The employee's foot was amputated.
2015-08-14MillburnNew JerseyVerizonBrainOther fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was fishing coax wiring through a drop ceiling from a 4-foot, A-frame step ladder. The employee fell from the ladder and struck his head, causing a laceration to the back of his head, bleeding on the brain, and a concussion. He required staples to close the laceration.
2015-08-06Grand JunctionColoradoINNOVATIVE TEXTILESFingertip(s)Entangled in other object or equipment
An employee, working as a winder, was threading a spool of high grade fishing line and got the right index finger caught up in the line amputating the tip.