DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-05-11TylerTxTrane U.S. Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Struck by rolling object or equipment being pushed by injured worker
An employee was rolling an 800-pound reel of aluminum into the storage area when his left index finger was caught and amputated between two reels.
2021-01-27HarrisonOhStop Stick, LTDFingertip(s)Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects
An employee was rolling up cord reels. One of the reels got tangled and amputated the tip of the employee's left index finger.
2020-09-14WoodstockIlAssociated Electrical Contractors, LLCFingertip(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
At about 6:30 a.m. on September 14, 2020, an employee was preparing to load reels of copper cable onto a flatbed truck. The employee's left ring finger was pinched between two of the reels, causing a displaced fracture and an amputation to the fingertip.
2018-07-13MckinneyTexasEncore Wire CorporationLumbar regionOverexertion in lifting-single episode
An employee was lifting reels of wire from the floor onto a golf cart. The employee suffered a fractured vertebra in the lower back.
2018-01-15NewarkDelawareLacey Electric Inc.Back, including spine, spinal cordOther fall to lower level more than 30 feet
An employee was standing on the fifth floor at an open window waiting to receive three reels of aluminum electrical wire and one ground wire reel. The reels were in a makeshift wooden box set atop the forks of a telehandler, which were being raised to the open window by a truck operator. The employee retrieved two electrical reels and the ground wire reel. The last reel of electrical wire remained lopsided within the box. The employee climbed out from the window into the makeshift wooden box (ho
2017-07-03Plain CityOhioAmerican Broadband ServicesFingertip(s)Contact with objects and equipment
An employee was winding cable up on reels when the employee's finger was caught in a trailer and smashed, partially amputating the fingertip.
2017-06-28DentonTexasTetra Pak Materials LLCHip(s)Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was preparing packaging reels for slitting when reels that had been recently cut rolled off a table and struck the employee, fracturing the hip.
2017-02-23BishopTexasRenewable Energy System Americas, Inc.Ankle(s) and leg(s)Struck by object or equipment rolling freely
An employee was standing near a flat bed trailer while conductor reels were loaded onto the flat bed. A reel came off the spreader beam, dropped and rolled onto the employee's legs. The reel was removed from his legs with a fork lift. The employee suffered lacerations and a fractured leg and ankle.
2016-03-16OcalaFloridaPark Ohio Assembly Components GroupFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was changing hose reels at the Cover Extruder machine when his right thumb was caught in the Kevlar string used to splice two sections of rubber hose, amputating it above the first knuckle. He required surgery.
2015-09-28CabotArkansasR. Roese Contracting Co, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was helping to unload cable reels when his finger got pinched between a forklift fork and a trailer. His right ring finger was amputated at the first knuckle.
2015-01-11OrlandoFloridaBellSouth Telecommunication, Inc. Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects
While loading a telephone cable, an employee's fingers were caught between reels. Employee was admitted to the hospital and surgery is scheduled to be conducted on 1/12/2015.