DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-10-03Fort CarsonCoUS Army Garrison Fort CarsonFaceExplosion, n.e.c.
A piece of unexploded ordnance at an Army range was disturbed and exploded. An employee suffered lacerations and fractures to the face.
2021-09-10Eglin AfbFlThe Threat Management Group, LLCHand(s) and finger(s)Explosion, n.e.c.
The injured employee was waiting on stand-by while range operations were ongoing. The employee got out of a vehicle and walked over to an unexploded ordnance (UXO) and picked it up. The UXO exploded resulting in an amputation to the left hand and multiple amputations to fingers on the right hand.
2021-07-11EllicottvilleNyCenterplate at Holiday ValleyAnkle(s)Jack-knifed or overturned, nonroadway
An employee was driving an all terrain vehicle (ATV) to the driving range when he hit a patch of gravel that caused the ATV to overturn on top of him. The employee was hospitalized for a fractured left ankle as well as lacerations and abrasions to his leg and forearm.
2021-03-22HoustonTxTHE KROGER COMPANY, INC.Multiple lower extremities locationsStruck by swinging part of powered vehicle
On March 22, 2021, at approximately 1:15 AM, an employee was picking a case of oranges in the produce department while a fork truck was moving a pallet nearby. It's forks swung to the left and struck the employee's lower right leg. The employee sustained fractures to the tibia, fibula, ankle, and foot.
2021-02-16El PasoIlCorteva AgriScience LLCLower leg(s)Fall on same level due to slipping
An employee was walking towards the receiving area entrance from the parking lot when they slipped on black ice. The employee grabbed onto an orange barrel to stop from falling and twisted their leg, resulting in fractures to the tibia and fibula.
2020-02-03GainesvilleFloridaCAMBRIDGE MANAGEMENT, INC.BODY SYSTEMSIngestion of harmful substance
A maintenance employee was in the shop cleaning up for the day when he took a juice container from a tool bucket and ingested it. He realized that it was not his drink and had a strange taste. He became ill and required hospitalization.
2019-07-09RoanokeTexasGierisch Management LLCBODY SYSTEMSExposure to environmental heat
An employee was wrapping a pallet with shrink wrap when another employee noticed he was acting strange and seemed confused. The employee was hospitalized for dehydration.
2019-06-29McdonoughGeorgia Home Depot Repair and Liquidation Center #8616Leg(s)Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was removing pallets of merchandise from a trailer using a standup forklift when there was a pallet he could not reach. The employee got off the lift to arrange the pallet in such a manner that he could reach it when an unstable pallet next to the pallet he was manipulating fell on and broke his leg.
2019-06-26Pompano BeachFloridaAluminum & Glass Door, Inc.BrainHitting, kicking, beating, shoving
An employee was getting ready to leave for a jobsite in the morning and needed to put something away in his car when a stranger approached him and hit him in the head. He suffered a cracked skull and bleeding/swelling on the brain.
2019-06-18TucsonArizonaFederal Bureau of Prisons-U.S. PenitentiaryBODY SYSTEMSExposure to environmental heat
An employee was performing short training (bending, squatting, hiding behind barricades) exercises at a firing range when he developed muscle cramps and tingling in his legs. He was hospitalized for a heat related illness.
2019-06-11New CastleDelawareUnited States Postal ServiceFoot (feet)Shooting by other person-unintentional
An employee was attending firearm training at a shooting range. A second employee had a live round in his rifle that discharged while he was doing a gun function test. The first employee was shot in the right foot.
2019-04-22GrovelandFloridaH2A Complete II, Inc.BODY SYSTEMSExposure to environmental heat
An employee had been picking oranges all day when he began to suffer from heat exhaustion. He was hospitalized.
2019-03-29Avon ParkFloridaOverlook Harvesting, LLCEye(s)Contact with objects and equipment
An employee was picking oranges when an orange tree branch scratched his left eye, causing blurred vision.
2019-02-25ClermontFloridaP.H. Freeman & Sons, Inc.BODY SYSTEMSIndirect exposure to electricity, greater than 220 volts
An employee collapsed while using a ladder in the orange grove. The ladder up against the power lines was seen sparking.
2019-02-07Vero BeachFloridaEverglades Harvesting & Hauling, IncNonclassifiableDirect exposure to electricity
While on a ladder picking oranges, an employee came into contact with a power line and suffered electrical burns.
2018-09-19JonesboroArkansasCamfil Farr Air Pollution ControlBrainOther fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee climbed onto a flatbed truck to rearrange pallets and create space for another pallet. The wooden pallet the employee was moving broke and the employee fell approximately 4.5 feet to the ground, hitting his head on a paved surface. He suffered head trauma and was hospitalized.
2018-06-21HoustonTexasThe Bay CompaniesBrainOther fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was inside a box truck, using a hand truck to rearrange pallets. The hand truck got stuck, causing the employee to lose his balance and fall about 4 feet to the concrete. His head struck the concrete, and he sustained subdural hematomas and a fractured clavicle. He was hospitalized.
2018-06-14Carson CityNevadaBureau of Land Management, Carson CityBODY SYSTEMSExposure to environmental heat
An employee was unloading and loading multiple boxes of supplies in a supply trailer when he suffered heat-related symptoms, including heartburn, vomiting, and thirst. He was hospitalized. The supply trailer was not air conditioned and the outside temperature was in the 90-degree range at the time of the incident.
2018-05-18Harpers FerryWest VirginiU.S. Department of Homeland SecurityThigh(s)Self-inflicted shooting-unintentional
An employee was conducting a qualifying exercise with his 9mm handgun on a shooting range. While he was removing the handgun from his holster, it accidentally discharged, striking his upper right leg.
2018-03-27SewellNew JerseyPioneer Pipe Contractors, Inc.Multiple body partsPedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle in work zone
An employee was removing reflective orange traffic cones from an eight-lane roadway when he was struck by a vehicle, suffering a broken right leg, broken orbital bone, and facial lacerations.
2018-02-20PlattsburghNew YorkVAPOR STONE RAIL SYSTEMLower leg(s)Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was helping a coworker rearrange a crate (weighing 706 pounds) with an electric pallet jack. He was standing at the end of the forks and leaned the wooden crate to get it off the forks. His coworker then lowered the forks, which bumped the ground, and the crate tipped. He tried to stop the crate from falling, but it fell on his right leg, fracturing it between the knee and foot, and requiring hospitalization.
2017-09-15BellevueNebraskaTraco, Inc.Multiple body partsOther fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet
An employee was painting the ceiling of an indoor gun range, stepped off the edge of the scaffold and fell 11 feet resulting in multiple fractures to the back, hip, legs, ankles and feet.
2017-07-03Highland ParkIllinoisKemper Sports Management, Inc.NonclassifiableStruck or run over by rolling powered vehicle
On July 3, 2017, an employee was operating a range ball picker when it became stuck. The employee exited the range ball picker to push it and was run over by the picker.
2017-06-03SpringvaleMaineDLTC Healthcare, Inc.Head and neckIgnition of vapors, gases, or liquids
An employee was attempting to light a gas range when a gas cloud ignited, burning the employee's head, neck, and ears. The employee was hospitalized.
2017-05-24WestminsterColoradoHEI Hotel ResortFaceContact with hot objects or substances
An employee was working on a gas/oven combo. When he turned on the gas burner on the 12-burner range, he received a flash burn on his face.
2017-05-11FitzgeraldGeorgiaAgri-Products, Inc.Toes(s), toenail(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee noticed that a shaver box was making a strange noise and called a coworker for assistance. After the coworker identified that the noise was being caused by a piece of wood that was hung up in the shaver box, he pressed the stop button to initiate the shutdown process. While the employee was attempting to remove the piece of wood, his foot was on the chain of the shaver box. The chain was still coasting to a stop and pulled the employee's right foot into the drive sprocket. He suffere
2017-01-16StrathamNew HampshirLindt & Sprungli (USA) Inc.Fingertip(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was cleaning parts for the Piab system (pneumatic transfer system for raw materials) using sani-wipes as part of the allergen clean process on the bar line. Parts were stored on a cleaning cart along the side of the bar line room away from the production line. The cleaning process includes cleaning two rod magnets. Six magnetic rods of varying lengths are arranged in parallel with 1" spacing between each rod. The rods are connected by brackets to form a singular circular magnet appro
2016-10-05HoustonTexasTD Industries Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
An employee was walking by an air handler when he heard a strange mechanical noise. He walked behind the air handler to investigate and attempted to stop the machine's moving rubber belt. His right middle finger contacted the belt and was amputated above the knuckle.
2016-10-01BataviaOhio3D Golf, LLCBrainFall or jump from vehicle in normal operation, nonroadway
The employee was a passenger in a golf cart performing ranger duties when he fell off the cart and hit his head on the parking lot.
2016-09-14Eglin AfbFloridaInDyne, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Bites and stings
An employee was going to install concrete forms on the range in the air force base. While he was putting a piece of plastic into the concrete form, his right-hand middle finger was bitten by a snake. He was hospitalized overnight.
2016-08-24MariettaGeorgiaWild West Trading CompanyHeadStruck by dislodged flying object, particle
Two employees were training at the shooting range and were struck by shrapnel. One employee was struck in the head and the other employee was struck in the abdomen. Both employees were hospitalized.
2016-06-12FayettevilleArkansasAAF InternationalBODY SYSTEMSExposure to environmental heat
An employee was moving a free rolling blanket cart when he stopped and grabbed his chest. He sat down on the blanket cart and complained about chest pain. Temperature in the area ranged from 90 to 100 degrees. The employee was admitted to the hospital.
2016-04-19DebaryFloridaMaschmeyer Concrete Company of Florida, Inc.Ear(s)Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects
An employee had completed his lockout/tag-out procedure after cleaning the central cement batch mixer. He closed the central cement batch mixer, removed all locks and tags, and re-energized the central power source of the central cement batch mixer. He heard a strange noise coming from inside the mixer, so he shut down the mixer's power source, followed lockout/tag-out procedures, opened one of the hatches at the top of the batch mixer, and noticed a hammer inside of the central cement batch mix
2016-04-09ArcadiaFloridaS. G. Harvesting, LLCBODY SYSTEMSIndirect exposure to electricity, greater than 220 volts
An employee was walking through an orange grove with a ladder when the ladder made contact with overhead power lines. An electrical current entered the employee's body through his hands and exited through his feet. He was hospitalized.
2016-03-25DenverColoradoDirect Lumber and Door of ColoradoFinger(s), fingernail(s)Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment
An employee was manually feeding 2x4 wood members into a saw when wood cutoffs began interfering with the machine's operation. While attempting to rearrange the wood cutoff debris, his left hand contacted the rotating 10-inch sawblade, amputating one finger and injuring two others.
2016-02-29WauchulaFloridaDonald E. SmithLeg(s)Self-inflicted shooting-unintentional
An employee was riding a Polaris Ranger vehicle gathering cattle on a ranch when it hit a bump. The rifle that he was carrying felt off the vehicle, hit the ground, and accidently discharged striking the employee in the leg.
2015-12-19DenverColoradoUnited Parcel ServiceBrainFall on same level due to slipping
An employee was walking on the tarmac to pick up an orange cone when he slipped on ice and fell injuring his head.
2015-12-09MiamiFloridaJugo Fresh Holding, LLCHand(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was inserting oranges into a squeezer machine when his right hand got caught inside and was crushed.
2015-10-19ArcadiaFloridaOrangecoUpper and lower limb(s)Indirect exposure to electricity, greater than 220 volts
An employee was operating a dump truck in the orange grove. The truck was loaded with shell rock to be dumped to grade a road. Upon lifting the bed, contact was made with an overhead power line. Upon exiting the truck the employee was shocked and received electrical burns to the left arm and foot. The employee was hospitalized.
2015-09-08GlenwoodNew MexicoUSDA Forest ServicePelvisGored or rammed by animal
An employee was performing maintenance duties when a range bull got out of its pasture. The bull head butted her and broke her pelvis.
2015-08-11YorkPennsylvaniaWellspan Health Systems - York HospitalBODY SYSTEMSExposure to other harmful substances
An orange peel was left in a trash can. An employee who was allergic to citrus came into contact with the orange peel and subsequently went into anaphylactic shock.
2015-07-28HolidayFloridaSunshine Christian Homes, Inc.Knee(s)Fall on same level due to tripping over an object
An employee tripped over a box of oranges in the walk-in refrigerator. She hit her head against the door, scraped both forearms, and fell to the floor on both knees, fracturing one kneecap. She was hospitalized for surgery.
2015-06-24LagrangeGeorgiaGeorgia Right of Way CompanyUpper arm(s)Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker
An employee performing tree trimming for an easement lost control of a circle saw and was cut on the bicep of the right arm. He was working from an aerial lift along Rakestraw Road in LaGrange, Georgia.
2015-06-10IrvineCaliforniaFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATIONBack, including spine, spinal cordJack-knifed or overturned, nonroadway
On June 10, 2015, an employee was operating a UTV on the range when the UTV hit a patch of soft sand and flipped. The employee fell out of the UTV, landed on an ammunition can, and injured his back.
2015-06-03CusterWashingtonU.S. Customs and Border PatrolLeg(s)Self-inflicted shooting-unintentional
A border patrol officer was at the gun range working on his annual weapon qualifications. The officer was drawing and firing his gun from the holster. The weapon discharged as he pulled it out, hitting him in the leg and striking a bone. The officer was admitted to the hospital where they performed surgery.
2015-06-01CarlstadtNew JerseyCoca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc.Elbow(s)Fall on same level
An employee fell to the dock floor and fractured his left elbow during delivery at the VA Hospital in East Orange, New Jersey.
2015-05-12Fort WorthTexasMorley MossAbdomen, except internal location of diseases or disordersOverexertion in pushing, pulling, or turning-multiple episodes
An employee pulling wire felt a strange pain in his belly. He was hospitalized to determine the source of the severe pain.
2015-03-19Miami LakesFloridaTaurus Holdings, Inc.Hand(s)Self-inflicted shooting-unintentional
On or about 3/19/15, at about 9:40 PM, an employee was preparing to go to the range and shoot firearms for inspection. The employee loaded the gun outside the range and was disassembling the loaded gun when it fired. The employee was injured with a shot wound to the left hand. The employee was hospitalized, and reconstructive surgery was performed on his hand.
2015-03-07CantonOhioTimkenSteel CorporationMultiple body partsCaught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was working in the small bar finishing area, when he attempted to reach a spray can of lubricant located on the small bar table inside the guarded area. He was using a rod to manipulate the can closer to the guard rail by reaching over the guard rail, when the carry-over arm struck him, pulled him over the guard rail, and dragged him to the floor. The carry-over arm continued its operation as the employee fell below its operation range. The employee received injuries to his shoulder
2015-01-27FrostproofFloridaOverlook HarvestingLiverOther fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet
An orange harvester was on a 13 foot ladder when he became off balance, fell, and landed on the rim of the metal tub. He suffered a laceration to his liver.