DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-09-13Grove CityPaGE Transportation, a Wabtec CompanyHand(s)Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker
An employee was using a de-tensioner to loosen a bolt that was installed in a locomotive engine casing. The reaction arm slipped off the main bolt and caught the employee's hand against the engine block. The employee sustained fractured bones in the hand that required hospitalization and surgery.
2020-06-25MarionOhioUnion Tank Car Co.PelvisPedestrian struck by rail vehicle-transportation incident
On June 25, 2020, an employee was acting as a groundman to assist the locomotive driver in staging cars in the blast building. As the railcar was moving past a beam that is part of the building, the employee became pinned between the beam and the railcar and sustained a fractured pelvis.
2019-08-11North BaltimoreOhioA. Stucki CompanyFaceStruck by swinging part of powered vehicle
An employee was loading sand from a commercial vehicle into a locomotive. When the door of the sand tank was opened, the pressure caused it to strike the employee in the face, causing lacerations and a fracture to the left side of the face.
2019-01-28CantonOhioTimkensteel CorporationLower leg(s)Rail vehicle incident, n.e.c.
On January 28, 2019, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the injured employee, a scrap operator and employee in training for locomotive operations, was performing scrap railcar spotting operations with a trainer at the half track at Timken Steel Corporation scrap yard. Both employees were riding the leading edge of the railcars proceeding in an easterly direction. The injured employee was riding on the north side of the railcar and the operator was on the south. As the railcar went around a slight bend
2019-01-27LindenNew JerseyWatco Terminal Port ServicesNonclassifiableNonclassifiable
An employee fell off a locomotive's ladder.
2018-06-27East Saint LouisIllinoisMETRO EAST INDUSTRIES, INC.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
On 6/27/2018, an employee was attempting to remove a bolt from the control arm of a disassembled train locomotive wheel assembly. After he removed the nut, the arm shifted due to its weight and came down on his right middle finger, resulting in an amputation to the first knuckle.
2018-05-22ConroeTexasSavage ServicesBODY SYSTEMSExposure to environmental heat
An employee was helping to move a railcar using a locomotive when the employee became dizzy and lightheaded.
2017-05-21SheloctaPennsylvaniaGenOn Northeast Management CompanyFoot (feet)Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area
An employee was removing train cars from a locomotive when the train wheel ran over and smashed the employee's right foot. The foot had to be amputated.
2016-08-15BoiseIdahoMOTIVEPOWER, INC.NonclassifiableOther fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee fell 5 feet from a ladder while removing plastic from a locomotive engine.
2016-07-28HuntingtonWest VirginiSpecial MetalsAnkle(s)Rail vehicle incident, n.e.c.
On July 28, 2016, at approximately 10:00 p.m., an employee was on a locomotive that struck a metal plate next to a rail, causing the plate to flip up and strike the employee on the leg. He suffered a fracture to the left ankle area.
2016-03-01HattiesburgMississippiForterra Pipe & PrecastChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersJack-knifed or overturned, nonroadway
An employee was operating a locomotive crane when the crane tipped, bruising the employee's ribs.
2016-01-05Kansas CityMissouriWABTEC GLOBAL SERVICESAbdomen, except internal location of diseases or disordersStruck by dislodged flying object, particle
An employee was observing the testing of a locomotive intercooler when he was struck by a 10-inch steel plate in the abdominal area. The steel cap broke loose from the coupling at 35 psi and shot out 9 feet striking employee in the abdominal area.
2015-12-03BaytownTexasSavage Refinery ServicesFoot (feet)Pedestrian struck by rail vehicle-transportation incident
An employee was loading railcars with petroleum coke. As he was coupling up the railcars, his left foot got caught under the railcar. He called out to the locomotive operator to back the railcar in the other direction to relieve the pressure off his foot, which was crushed in the process and required hospitalization.
2015-04-15CincinnatiOhioRailserve, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was lifting a power assembly out of a locomotive when the assembly slipped. He reached for it, and his left hand got caught between the assembly and the locomotive engine. The top of his left pinky finger was amputated.
2015-02-10GalesburgIllinoisProgress Rail Services CorporationLeg(s)Struck by object or equipment
While deconstructing a locomotive engine, an employee was struck by a piece of engine, which broke the employee's leg.