DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-01-06PuebloCoKey Structures, LLCKnee(s)Other fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet
An employee was doing roof work on a manufactured home inside a plant. As he stepped off the roof onto an extended ladder, his foot slipped between the rungs. The ladder gave out and he fell about 13 feet, suffering torn anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments in the right knee and leg (as well as a possible blood clot). He was hospitalized.
2020-05-28NewarkNew JerseyPort Newark Container TerminalNeck, except internal location of diseases or disordersMoving in opposite directions, oncoming, nonroadway
An employee was driving a checker vehicle when it collided with a truck that was backing up. The employee suffered a right superior articulating facet fracture of the C6 vertebra, a fracture of the left posterior tubercle at the C5 vertebra, a grade IV blunt cerebrovascular injury with distal reconstitution, abrasions to the left ear and left elbow, and decreased sensation in the right thumb and index finger.
2020-01-15Corpus ChristiTexasCorpus Christi Army DepotHead and trunkCaught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was operating a lathe in a tool and die shop when a lanyard around his neck was caught by the lathe. He was pulled in and was struck by the handle. The employee sustained torso, lower back, and posterior head trauma resulting in hospitalization.
2018-09-17BushnellIllinoisVaughan & Bushnell Manufacturing CompanyHand(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
On September 17, 2018, an employee was testing a steel hammer handle in the gripper of an all-steel handle rougher when the employee's hand was caught between the steel hammer handle and a 50-grit belt, avulsing the employee's posterior right hand.
2018-05-31PeshtigoWisconsinAacer Acquisition, LLCLeg(s)Pedestrian struck by vehicle backing up in nonroadway area
An employee was walking in the warehouse when a forklift operator backed into the employee, causing a de-gloving injury to the left posterior leg.
2018-05-20PoughkeepsieNew YorkMidhudson Valley Staff Co., LLCMultiple body partsFall on same level, n.e.c.
On 5/20/2018, an employee was caring for a patient when she fainted and fell onto her right side, injuring her right posterior shoulder, ribs, upper back, hip, and leg. She was hospitalized.
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.
2015-07-12IndependenceMissouriAMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSEButtock(s)Fall on same level due to slipping
On July 9, 2015, an employee was providing paramedic services at the home of a patient. While attempting to lift the patient from the floor of a chicken coop, he slipped and fell on his posterior. He got up and continued working. Later, he reported increasing pain and bruising from his fall to his employer. He went to the emergency room and was admitted to the hospital for vitamin K therapy to control muscular bleeding.
2015-04-20AmarilloTexasTyson Fresh MeatsBrainOther fall to lower level
On or about 20 April 2015 at approximately 1644 hrs an employee was hospitalized after a blunt force injury to the cranium. The employee was working on the gut table when he stepped on a bladder bag causing the employee to lose his balance and fall off of the table striking the posterior section of his cranium. The employee received a laceration to the posterior cranium and was admitted to the hospital.
2015-03-24WheatlandPennsylvaniaJMC Steel GroupMultiple body partsContact with hot objects or substances
An employee was burned on his lower back and posterior by a heater used to warm equipment and the general environment. He was wearing personal protective equipment.