DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-10-21Lake Buena VistaFlWalt Disney Parks & Resorts U.S., Inc.Lower leg(s)Fall on same level
An employee was replacing the shell body of a ride vehicle. He was maneuvering in-between the vehicle and the body to hook a sling to the body prior to lifting it onto the vehicle. He had one hand on the shell body and was stepping over the corner of the vehicle chassis. As he reached for the farthest hook-up point, the shell body shifted and he fell back. His lower left leg struck the shell body positioning pin, resulting in a laceration.
2021-09-22ManheimPaBigbee Steel and Tank CompanySkullStruck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
Two employees were fabricating a 50,000-gallon steel storage tank and were putting the last head on the tank. One employee was on top of the tank, jacking the head seam tight, when the lug where the jack's hook was attached tore free from the weld on the shell. The jack fell and struck the injured employee, who was on the ground, in the head causing his hard hat to come off. The injured employee became disoriented. Moments later, the chain, hook, and lug also fell and struck the injured employee
2021-04-29ConroeTxRock Solid Precast, LPFingertip(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was assisting a co-worker in opening a precast concrete form so that the outer shell could be removed from the form when his left hand became caught between the form and the shell. The employee suffered a crushed fingertip, causing a fracture of the distal phalange, and partial amputation of the middle fingertip.
2020-03-10ValdostaGeorgiaC. Terry Hunt Industries Inc.HeadStruck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was monitoring a welding heat prep operation for a large drum shell that was braced for support. The drum expanded during heating, and the brace failed and struck the employee, who fell to the concrete floor. The employee suffered a head injury requiring stitches and hospitalization.
2020-02-16AustinTexasUltra Clean Technology, Inc.Fingertip(s)Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment
An employee was using a tube squaring machine to cut tubes. The employee had turned off the machine in order to tighten the clamping shell. The machine had not come to a full stop as the employee moved his right hand into position to turn the tensioning screw. While turning the tensioning screw, the employee’s right hand slipped and his right ring finger contacted the square tube blade resulting in a fingertip amputation without bone loss.
2020-02-12SpringfieldMassachusettJ F WHITE CONTRACTING COMPANYArm(s)Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
An employee was operating a crane with a clamshell bucket attachment. The anti-two-block device came free from the main line and fell into the operator's cab after bouncing down the boom. The employee suffered a broken right arm and a major contusion of the right thigh. He was hospitalized.
2019-09-14South HollandIllinoisRIDDIFORD ROOFING CO.Hand(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was guiding a crane as it lifted gravel onto a roof in its clamshell bucket. The employee's hand was caught and crushed in the bucket.
2019-08-05LakelandFloridaHigh Tech Granite IncorporatedEye(s)Struck by dislodged flying object, particle
An employee was using a router with a diamond bit to cut a granite slab. While the tool was running, the diamond outer shell broke and a piece of the broken router bit struck another employee in the eye.
2019-05-31Burr RidgeIllinoisCentral Decal Company, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was operating a die cutting machine when his left hand was caught between the clamshell platen and a stationary die. All four fingers (except thumb) on the left hand were crushed resulting in amputation.
2019-05-29ManhassetNew YorkNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITALBODY SYSTEMSExposure to other harmful substances
At about 7:00 a.m. on May 29, 2019, an employee was pulling two pots apart when he had a severe allergic reaction to shellfish. Suffering breathing difficulty, he was hospitalized.
2019-03-16IndependenceMissouriHumble Enterprises Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was feeding cards into a clam shell die cutting machine when the machine closed on and crushed his right hand resulting in amputation of the middle finger and thumb.
2019-03-07MermentauLouisianaSupreme Rice, LLCFinger(s), fingernail(s)Entangled in other object or equipment
An employee was installing a new AC motor on a sheller. The come-along chain was pulled into the conveyor below and pulled the chain down onto the employee's left hand, amputating the middle and index fingers.
2019-02-23ToledoOhioStarfire CorporationBack, including spine, spinal cordExplosion, n.e.c.
At 10:30 a.m. on February 23, 2019, an employee of Starfire Corporation sustained a laceration of his leg and burn injuries to his back from the premature ignition of a fireworks shell as he was loading the shell into the mortar tube in preparation for a fireworks aerial display.
2019-01-31PasadenaTexasC&Y GlobalArm(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
An employee was working on a machine that crushes brass shells when a part became congested. He was attempting to remove it when the machine's conveyor belt caught his shirt and then his right arm. He was hospitalized with a fractured right arm.
2019-01-04OmahaNebraskaChesterman Co.Foot(feet) and knee(s)Other fall to lower level
An employee was loading a pallet of empty shells in the back of a trailer while standing on a raised liftgate when his foot became stuck under the pallet jack. While attempting to remove his foot from under the jack, he lost his balance, pulled down on the pallet jack handle, and fell on the floor. He landed on his right hip and suffered a contusion. The jack handle was engaged when he fell, causing the jack to move backward off the liftgate and fall on his left foot. He suffered a 1-inch lacera
2018-06-20AmarilloTexasTyson Foods, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment
An employee was on a processing floor, operating a shell saw. The saw contacted the employee's left thumb, lacerating it.
2018-05-22Forest ParkIllinoisFerrara Candy CompanyFingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
An employee was washing a CIS (center in shell) pump on a mogul machine when the employee was caught in the pump, resulting in a right ring fingertip amputation. The interlock was not operational at the time.
2017-05-30Broken ArrowOklahomaExterranUpper and lower limb(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was on top of a three-foot step ladder to inspect a weld in a large diameter shell. The ladder slipped on the curved shell, the employee lost balance and fell resulting in a fractured right elbow and right tibia and fibula.
2017-04-18HallsvilleTexasSky Power Turbine Industries, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery, n.e.c.
An employee, who was observing a boring operation taking place inside a turbine shell, was sitting on planks (located on the horizontal joints of the turbine) and repositioning in order to stand inside the turbine where it would not be slippery when the boring bar caught and crushed the employee's right thumb.
2017-04-15BrandonSouth DakotaMarmen Energy, Inc.Fingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery, n.e.c.
An employee was using a portable angle grinder and a sanding disc to remove weld spatter from a 3-11 shell weighing approximately 11,900 pounds. The employee was checking the alignment of the shell with its flange when their gloved, left hand was caught between the shell and the poly wheel of the roller upon which the shell was sitting/rotating. The employee's left thumb, ring and pinky fingers suffered lacerations that required sutures. His index and middle fingertips were fractured requiring p
2017-03-21BloomingtonIllinoisBridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLCFingertip(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was attempting to load material into a monorail cart. As the employee was pushing the material into the monorail material cups, the employee's right middle finger was pinched between the material shell bar and monorail cart cups. The fingertip had to be surgically amputated.
2017-03-03HarpsterOhioTrillium Farm Holdings, LLCHand(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery
On March 3, 2017, an employee sustained amputation injuries to the right hand after coming in contact with the shell auger. The shell auger moves eggs shells from production to a load out trucking area.
2017-02-08BlackwellOklahomaCMF CorporationFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
An employee was preparing a shell core machine to make shells. The employee installed the right half of the pattern and placed the left into position. The employee activated the machine to bring the two pattern frames together. The rotating cylinder became stuck and the employee hit it with a hammer. The frames then closed on his left ring finger amputating it below the first knuckle.
2017-01-30WichitaKansasWayPoint TransportationBrainOther fall to lower level
An employee was unloading fiberglass camper shells from a curtain sided semi trailer using a forklift when he fell and struck his head on the pavement.
2017-01-06Eagle RiverAlaskaAnimal And Plant Health Inspection ServiceEye(s)Explosion, n.e.c.
The injured employee was part of a two man team performing bird harassment at a landfill. The process required firing 12 gauge cracker shells to displace the birds. After a failed detonation, the injured employee proceeded to eject the miss-fired round. Immediately upon ejection, the miss-fired round denoted resulting in substantial injury to the employee's face and hand area. The employee was hospitalized and treated for the loss of his right eye plus damage to his sinus cavity and skull.
2016-08-25East AltonIllinoisGlobal Brass and Copper LLCToes(s), toenail(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee's foot was caught in a pinch point between the shell of the melting furnace and the casting floor mezzanine while attempting to unlatch a hook related to the safety bin chute. Three toes on the employee's left foot were amputated.
2016-04-05LebanonPennsylvaniaBoose at Cornwall, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Contact with hot objects or substances
On or about April 5, 2016, at 4:00 p.m., an employee was attempting to insert a plate into a shell core machine when his hand became caught in the machine, severely burning his left thumb and first and second fingers. He was hospitalized for treatment.
2015-10-22OmahaNebraskaJames Skinner Baking Co.Fingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
An employee was trouble shooting a clam shell machine and got their right hand caught in the chain and sprocket drive resulting in the amputation of the right pinky fingertip.
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.
2015-09-14Saint GabrielLouisianaGEO HEAT EXCHANGERS, L.L.C.Neck, except internal location of diseases or disordersStruck by dislodged flying object, particle
An employee was at the shop warehouse using a come-a-long to pull a tube bundle inside a condenser shell. The come-a-long hook was attached to a metal lifting lug welded onto a shell. As the employee was pulling the tube bundle back into the condenser shell, the weld holding the lug onto the shell broke. The lug struck the employee in the throat.
2015-08-24BellevueOhioBunge North America (East), LLCFingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was working on the soy bean preparation line when he caught his hand near a clam-shell-like device that stops the flow of soy beans to the scale resulting in the amputation of his left middle fingertip.
2015-04-23DuetteFloridaTriple S & P, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
On 04-23-2015, an employee got his thumb amputated and index finger fractured while removing tack welds to open up the shells in the North Bay.
2015-04-02JamestownPennsylvaniaCombined Systems Inc.Shoulder(s), including clavicle(s), scapula(e)Struck by dislodged flying object, particle
An employee was disposing of 12-gauge shotgun shells with a single-shot, 12-gauge shotgun and had disposed of several shells. After a period of disposal, the gun barrel split, causing metal pieces of the gun barrel to strike the employee 's right shoulder. The employee was hospitalized for surgery to remove the pieces of metal.
2015-01-07HoustonTexasHouston Steel Plates, LLCFinger(s), fingernail(s)Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker
An employee was grinding a long seam of a steel shell using a handheld grinder. Completing work for the day, the employee pulled back on the grinder and dropped it, causing it to kick back and hit his right index finger. The wound was immediately wrapped and the employee was brought to the hospital. The employee had surgery to amputate a portion of his finger.