DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-01-15NorwalkOhBorgers Ohio, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
On January 15, 2021, an employee was pushing a bed plate (for a textile production line's needle loom) into place. The bed slid in quickly, and his finger was caught in a shear point between it and a mounting bracket. He suffered a partial amputation to the finger.
2020-08-11JanesvilleWiSiny Corp.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
On August 11, 2020, an employee was working in a textile mill operating a fabric line in the pre-shear department. The fabric was beginning to curl under prior to entering the shear. The employee attempted to uncurl the fabric and contacted the spinning shear blade resulting in amputation of their left index and middle fingers above the first joint. The shear blade was not guarded at the time.
2020-06-12WilliamsonNew YorkGrandpa's Nursery & Gardens IncMultiple trunk locationsStruck by swinging part of powered vehicle
While placing a piece of nonwoven geotextile along the shoreline bank, a bucket excavator struck an employee resulting in a broken pelvis and fractured ribs requiring hospitalization.
2018-08-29HoustonTexasTA Textiles, LLC.Hand(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was placing plastic film on top of a textile baling machine. The baler was activated and its top plate crushed the employee's right hand. The employee was hospitalized.
2018-02-16TulsaOklahomaBECCO CONTRACTORS, INC.Leg(s)Struck by object or equipment
An employee was helping to roll out geotextile material. As the employee was lifting the roll over a wall, it spun and struck the employee's leg fracturing it.
2018-01-12EdinburgTexasSantana Textiles, L.L.C.Fingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery, n.e.c.
An employee's right ring fingertip was caught and amputated between a rolling cylinder and a safety protection gate on a textile machine.
2015-11-14Saint LouisMissouriIKEA US WEST, INCAnkle(s)Part of occupant’s body caught between vehicle and other object in nonroadway transport incident
An employee was making a turn while driving a motorized pallet jack in the Textiles area of the store and their left foot was pinned between the pallet jack and a steel column causing an ankle laceration.
2015-07-02LawrenceMassachusettPOLARTEC, LLCFingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee sustained a partial amputation to the tip of one of his fingers while threading fabric through a textile machine.
2015-05-31EdinburgTexasEW ServicesArm(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
A Santana Textiles employee was working from a ladder when he slipped and fell 4 feet. He tried to grab onto the wall and fell, fracturing his left arm and scraping his forehead. The worksite was very muddy from recent rains at the time of the incident.