DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-06-29RochesterNySquanNeck, except internal location of diseases or disordersOther fall to lower level
On 6/29/2021, an employee was climbing a wooden telephone pole using a safety belt and hooks when his foot slipped on the pole and he fell onto a branch, resulting in a cut to his neck.
2017-09-18LoxahatcheeFloridaDAVIS H. ELLIOT CONSTRUCTION COMPANYFoot (feet)Other fall to lower level
An employee was descending from a power pole when he fell, injuring his back and breaking his right foot. His safety belts were removed at the time of the incident.
2016-10-19GaryvilleLouisianaMistras Group, IncMultiple body partsJack-knifed or overturned, nonroadway
An employee was driving a golf cart when he lost control and flipped the vehicle. The employee sustained a broken collar bone, five broken ribs, and pulmonary contusions. A safety belt was not worn at the time of the incident.
2016-02-15EvanstonIllinoisHome Depot U.S.A., Inc.Shoulder(s), including clavicle(s), scapula(e)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was working after the store closed. He was using a reach truck to remove a vanity from a pallet that was stored in an overhead rack. He stepped backwards off the operator platform and fell approximately three feet to the ground level fracturing his collarbone. The safety belt and lanyard were not worn at the time.
2015-06-09Niagara FallsNew YorkTime Warner Cable Inc.NonclassifiableOther fall to lower level 16 to 20 feet
An employee hooked an extension ladder onto a main overhead cable line and climbed up the ladder. His task was to replace a secondary cable going from the main cable over the sidewalk to a house. When he cut the old cable, which had tension in it, the cable swung, hit the ladder, and knocked the employee off the ladder to the sidewalk 18 feet below. The employee was wearing a safety belt and lanyard. The lanyard was not attached to the main cable at the time of the incident.