DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2020-06-23BunkerMissouriASPLUNDH TREE EXPERT, LLCBack, including spine, spinal cordJack-knifed or overturned, nonroadway
An employee was operating an ATV while inspecting vegetation in a utility right of way. The ATV was traversing a hill when the left front tire dropped off into a washout area. The ATV rolled over and landed on top of the employee. The ATV remained running as the employee worked to free himself. The hot muffler was just above the employee's back while he was under the ATV and caused third degree burns on the right side of his back.
2020-02-23TulsaOklahomaHolly Frontier LLCBack, including spine, spinal cordContact with hot objects or substances
An employee was operating a storm water lift pump and hot water condensation blew out of the atmospheric muffler vent onto the operator's back causing first and second degree burns.
2019-07-31YorktownTexasCircle 8 Crane Services, LLCChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersOther fall to lower level
An employee was waiting for a crane to bring him lifting chains so that he could attach them to a compressor being swapped out at an oil well site. He lost his balance and struck a muffler, which his fall protection was tied off to; the muffler fell to the ground and carried him with it. He suffered broken ribs and was hospitalized.
2019-01-02PawcatuckConnecticutMetta ConstructionNonclassifiableFire or explosion
An employee was refueling a gas-powered air compressor. Fuel contacted the hot muffler and ignited. The employee suffered burns to the hands, face and chest.
2017-07-28RonkonkomaNew YorkFederal Aviation AdministrationFinger(s), fingernail(s)Injured by handheld object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was welding a muffler onto a backup generator and something got under his glove and into the skin on his right finger. The employee was hospitalized the next day for an infection.
2016-10-17ApopkaFloridaEnvironmental Painting Alternatives, Inc.Hand(s)Ignition of vapors, gases, or liquids
An employee was refilling a gas powered pressure washer when some gasoline spilled onto the hot muffler and ignited, burning his hands.
2016-07-30Green BayWisconsinBay Fabrication Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
An employee was troubleshooting a CD 4.2 muffler pack machine when it was cycled resulting in the amputation of the left middle fingertip between the frame and machine arm.
2016-05-24PensacolaFloridaPensacola Stevedore Company, Inc.Arm(s)Struck against stationary object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was checking the fluids on a forklift when he lost his footing. His right arm was impaled by the forklift's muffler guard, tearing an artery, tendons, and muscles. He was hospitalized.
2016-04-09AmaLouisianaADM Grain River System, Inc.Leg(s)Explosion or fire on water vehicle
An employee was operating a crane to load grain onto an ocean-going ship when a hydraulic hose failed and caused a fire after contacting a muffler. The employee exited the cab of the crane and landed on a catwalk, breaking the right leg.
2016-02-29HoustonTexasHOUSTON REFINING LPMultiple body partsContact with hot objects or substances
An employee was troubleshooting a furnace when hot condensate that had built up in the vertical muffler of a steam vent line splashed onto the employee and caused first and second degree burns to the employee's back, shoulders, arms, posterior and legs.