DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2020-08-24Fort LauderdaleFlBell Partners Inc.Forearm(s)Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.
An employee was operating an incinerator. While opening the door of the incinerator, a metal part of the incinerator lacerated the employee's left forearm.
2019-06-24Fort LauderdaleFloridaWheelabrator South BrowardBODY SYSTEMSExposure to environmental heat
An employee (an assistant utility operator)was removing ash build-up and cleaning at the Metals Recovery Systems (MRS) building in high ambient temperatures. The MRS building houses an incinerator and it is made completely of metal materials. The employee experienced heat exhaustion and was hospitalized for severe dehydration.
2019-05-29ArlingtonSouth DakotaPrairie Ag PartnersMultiple body partsIgnition of vapors, gases, or liquids
An employee was burning some pallets in an incinerator. Gasoline was poured on the pallets to help start the fire. When the fire started, the employee suffered burns on both arms, elbows and hands. His neck, face and ears were also burned.
2019-01-09Panama CityFloridaEngen, LLC.Multiple body partsContact with hot objects or substances
An employee was using a 10-foot water lance to clean the ash off of a wet sifting conveyor located underneath an incinerator when the lance made contact with hot ash, causing the hot ash to make contact with his face. He sustained first and second degree burns to his face, neck, arms, and hands, requiring hospitalization.