DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2020-10-05ConyersGaLeSaint Logistics, LLCNeck, except internal location of diseases or disordersFall through surface or existing opening 11 to 15 feet
An employee was moving super sacks onto racks. The employee was standing on the second level of a rack, approximately 12 feet high, to guide the straps of the super sack onto the forklift blades. The employee stepped onto a board to move closer to the super sack and the board broke. As the employee fell his head hit the racking before landing on a super sack below the racking. The employee was hospitalized for fractured neck vertebrae.
2017-09-01ArbyrdMissouriBlack Gold FarmsFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was using a produce bagger machine to fill sacks with potatoes when the machine's pneumatic clamp crushed the employee's left pinky finger, requiring amputation without bone loss.
2017-07-17PittsburghPennsylvaniaIndoCarb CorporationFingertip(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was helping a forklift operator stack empty sacks on a pallet. The forks of the fork truck were raised, and the employee's right index finger became stuck in an open hole in the fork, amputating his fingertip.
2016-09-13MermentauLouisianaLouisiana Rice Mill, LLCLower leg(s)Fall through surface or existing opening less than 6 feet
An employee was dumping sacks of rice back into the cutback system when stepped into a floor-mounted hopper and made contact with the auger system, amputating his left lower leg.
2016-08-09New CambriaMissouriMFA INCORPORATEDHip(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was helping a customer to move feed sacks on the back of the customer's flat bed truck. The employee stumbled and fell approximately four feet to the ground fracturing the left hip.
2015-08-26HoustonTexasGulf Rice Milling, Inc.Ankle(s)Trip from stepping into a hole without fall
Two employees were loading rice sacks onto a pallet for shipment. The employees were horse-playing while doing this. One employee pushed another employee causing him to step in between the slats of the pallet and fracturing the ankle.