DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-07-06MelbourneFlWesco AircraftBODY SYSTEMSExposure to other harmful substances
An employee was pouring a 5-gallon pail of waste chemicals into a 55-gallon container. The chemical splashed the employee, who began to suffer breathing problems. The employee was hospitalized.
2020-08-19WavelandMsLowes Home Centers, LLCHip(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee had been retrieving a one-gallon pail of paint from a shelf. While descending a three-step step ladder, the employee fell from the second step to the floor and sustained a broken hip.
2020-07-10ChicagoIllinoisMauser USA, LLC dba Mauser Packaging SolutionsFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
An employee was finishing a shift and preparing the miscellaneous pail line for the next (first) shift. The employee was trouble-shooting the clutch mechanism or making a last-minute adjustment on the curler machine when it cycled and amputated the employee's right index and middle fingers.
2020-03-12LancasterPennsylvaniaGSM ROOFINGFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects, n.e.c.
An employee was loading pails of adhesive into the bucket of a utility loader when their left middle finger was pinched between a 15-gallon pail and the bucket and amputated.
2019-05-04MysticConnecticutDDM Hotel Mystic, LLCLung(s), pleuraInhalation of harmful substance-single episode
An employee lifted the cover off a five-gallon pail of liquid chlorine and was overcome by the chlorine gas that was released and was hospitalized for chemical pneumonitis.
2019-02-14PeotoneIllinoisCLEVELAND STEEL CONTAINER CORPORATIONFingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was operating a curl and bead machine and attempting to adjust a part that had dislodged from the machine when his right index finger was caught between a pail and the machine resulting in a fingertip amputation. The machine was guarded at the time.
2018-08-15MeridenConnecticutButler Property Services, LLCBrainOther fall to lower level
An employee was standing in the bed of a stationary truck mixing cement with a pail and shovel. He fainted and fell from the truck bed. The employee was hospitalized for a concussion and subdural hematoma.
2018-08-07KilgoreTexasAdvantage ResourcingBODY SYSTEMSExposure to environmental heat
An employee was overcome by heat exhaustion while stacking pails, requiring hospitalization.
2018-02-14BourbonnaisIllinoisArdex AmericasFingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
An employee was trying to release a pail that was stuck in the labeling machine. When the pail released, the pail and belt pulled the employee's right thumb into the machine, amputating the tip.
2017-09-25East RutherfordNew JerseyOn Target Staffing, LLCFingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was unloading 5-gallon pails from a pail conveyor roller when his left hand became stuck in the pail rollers, amputating his middle fingertip. The rollers were unguarded at the time.
2017-05-11RoselandLouisianaSmitty's Supply, Inc.Chest, except internal location of diseases or disordersCaught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
An employee was working on a production line when the palletizer jammed. While attempting to clear the jam, the employee was pinned between pails and the moving equipment. A coworker stopped the machine and the employee fell out onto the rollers, sustaining left rib fractures and a punctured lung. The machine was not turned off at the time of the incident.
2017-04-28WallingfordConnecticutBYK USA, Inc.Lower leg(s)Nonroadway collision with object other than vehicle, n.e.c.
An employee was transporting two pallets of pails using a swing lift reach truck, which operates on a guidewire system. The pallet load came in contact with a protruding stored pallet, causing the pallet load to slide towards the employee and strike their left leg. They sustained a fractured left tibia.
2017-03-13ChicagoIllinoisBWAY CorporationFingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was attempting to move pails on a conveyor line when his fingertip was caught and amputated.
2016-02-26MilwaukeeWisconsinThe Masterson Company, Inc.Lumbar regionOverexertion in lifting-single episode
An employee experienced lower back pain from lifting a heavy pail.
2015-06-22New CenturyKansasKerry IncNonclassifiableOther fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee opened the drum and pail kettle to look inside. The cover fell in. The agitator spun the cover around and knocked the employee off the platform resulting in an approximate six foot fall.
2015-06-08AuburnAlabamaBorbet Alabama, Inc.BODY SYSTEMSInhalation of harmful substance-single episode
Two employees were at the paint storage room replacing a container pan underneath a paint pail. One employee passed out; later, the second employee passed out. Both employees were hospitalized. The levels of CO in the paint room were elevated at the time of the incident.
2015-04-14EriePennsylvaniaREHRIG PACIFIC COMPANYArm(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery
An employee broke his arm after reaching under a guard on the pail printing machine.
2015-03-04PecosTexasLouisiana Crane & Construction, LLCNonclassifiablePedestrian struck by vehicle backing up in nonroadway area
On March 04, 2015, at approximately 4:30 p.m., two employees were preparing to depart the construction area due to rain. The injured employee went to retrieve his wallet from his lunch pail in the back of the truck they were going to drive. While he was in the back of the truck, a Porta John truck was reversing and sideswiped him between the two trucks. The employee was admitted to Odessa Medical Center Hospital.