DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-09-24MariettaOhAuto PlusHip(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was in the back of a truck shoving pallets of plastics into the truck. As he was turning the skid, he missed a step and fell off the back of the truck to the ground about 4 feet below. He landed on his right hip, suffering a fracture to the hip that required surgery.
2019-08-09Walton HillsOhioWalton Plastics, Inc.Fingertip(s)Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects
An employee sustained a left middle fingertip amputation while cleaning a plastics grinder machine.
2018-09-25Monmouth JunctionNew JerseyNuvida Plastic TechnologyMultiple body partsContact with hot objects or substances
Two employees were trying to start up a plastics extruder after a maintenance shutdown. As they tried to resolve an overpressurization problem, molten plastic began spraying from the screen changer vents. Both employees suffered burns to the head, torso, and upper extremities. They were hospitalized.
2016-02-24BellevueOhioWilbert, Inc.Fingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
On or about February 24, 2016, at 7:30 a.m., an employee was unjamming a plastics grinder when his right middle fingertip was amputated by the grinder's spinning blades.
2015-02-16BarbertonOhioOhio Precision MoldingFinger(s), fingernail(s)Contact with objects and equipment
An employee amputated the middle and ring fingers on the right hand while operating a hot stamp printing machine in the Ace Plastics division of the company.