DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2020-06-05Fort WorthTexasLinde PLCChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersIngestion of harmful substance
An employee was holding a small plastic cap in his teeth while preparing to take a carbon dioxide sample. The cap went back into his throat and became lodged in his trachea. The cap eventually became logged in his lung.
2018-03-25RomeNew YorkUpstate Cerebral PalsyNeck, except internal location of diseases or disordersStrangulation by other person
An employee was choked by a resident, fracturing her trachea and requiring hospitalization.
2016-05-26HatfieldPennsylvaniaRefrigeration Design& Service, Inc.Forearm(s)Exposure through intact skin, eyes, or other exposed tissue
An employee was cutting a pipe when a water solution with ammonia came through the pipe and contacted the employee. The employee suffered a first degree burn to the right forearm, as well as trachea and esophageal irritation.
2016-01-26HoustonTexasElwood Machining and Welding Multiple body partsStruck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was pulling a cart (with caster wheels) that was carrying a 500-pound magnet. The caster wheel became caught on the concrete expansion gap, causing the cart and magnet to tip and fall on the employee. His trachea was torn in half, the internal walls of his chest were injured, and his scalp was lacerated. He was hospitalized.
2015-04-13MorristownNew JerseyShop RiteNeck, except internal location of diseases or disordersFall on same level due to slipping
An employee slipped while running through a mopped area and hit their trachea on a vertical pole. The employee required surgery.