|LeSaint Logistics, LLC
|Neck, except internal location of diseases or disorders
|Fall 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.
|Black Gold Farms
|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.
|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.
|Louisiana Rice Mill, LLC
|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.
|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.
|Gulf Rice Milling, Inc.
|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.