DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-09-21MonroeLaCondrey FarmsAbdomen, except internal location of diseases or disordersStruck by swinging part of powered vehicle
A rented bulldozer was being returned to a facility. It developed issues going in reverse while being backed off a trailer. While its operator was investigating the problem, an employee of Condrey Farms moved to pick up the last chain used to bind the dozer to the trailer during transport. One of the dozer tracks engaged, making the dozer spin on the trailer, and the front blade of the dozer pinned the employee against the front blade of a parked dozer next to the trailer. The employee suffered
2021-08-27PerrysburgOhSkyworks, LLCEye(s)Struck by dislodged flying object, particle
On August 27, 2021, an employee was using a hammer to tap a sprocket on the tracks of a skid steer. A metal flake hit the employee's face. The employee suffered a temporary loss of sight in the left eye and was hospitalized.
2021-07-08KennesawGaMetro Horizontal Boring Inc.PelvisStruck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.
The injured employee was directing the excavator operator in the lifting of the boring rig from the boring pit. During the lift, the chains needed to be adjusted. As the employee adjusted the chains the boring rig slipped off its tracks and pinned him against the shoring box. The employee suffered a pelvic fracture and was hospitalized.
2021-06-18Green BayWiTosca Services LLCFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects
On 6/18/2021, an employee was unjamming a metal frame below a pallet of plywood on the wood line. The metal frame came off the tracks and the employee's finger was caught between the metal frame and the conveyor resulting in amputation of the right index finger.
2021-04-21BirdsboroPaIndian Valley Bulk CarriersBack, including spine, spinal cordStruck bump, hole, or rough terrain in road surface
An employee was driving a truck and hit a set of railroad tracks. The truck bounced and the employee hurt his back.
2021-03-08Yellowstone National ParkWyYellowstone National ParkHeadJack-knifed or overturned, roadway
An employee was operating a bulldozer on a road when it slid on ice, then rolled a full 360° down an embankment and came to rest with its tracks wedged in rocks. The employee was found outside of the vehicle with a gash on his head and was hospitalized.
2021-02-24NormanOkCIMMARRON CONSTRUCTION COMPANYFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
The injured employee was rigging boring machine tracks. A chain was used to lift and reposition the tracks. While the tracks were suspended, the boring machine operator went to boom up and the injured employee's left thumb was caught between the tracks and the rigging chain, resulting in a partial left thumb amputation.
2020-10-19AllentownPaPENMAR SYSTEMS, INCMultiple trunk locationsStruck by object or equipment rolling freely
An employee was cleaning the tracks on a machine when a chunk of concrete rolled off a hill and struck him. The employee sustained broken ribs and a broken hip.
2020-08-05VernonTxJames Lane Air Conditioning and PlumbingToes(s), toenail(s)Struck by other falling powered vehicle
An employee was operating an excavator. While extending the tracks, the excavator tipped over and landed on top of an employee's left foot. The impact ripped the leather of his steel toed boots just above the steel and resulted in broken toes.
2020-07-30RinconGeorgiaCaravels, LLCFinger(s), fingernail(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was pushing the head unit on an automated cable-wrapping machine along its roller bar tracks. The employee's right hand was caught between the head unit and a support mount on the roller bar tracks, causing a partial amputation to the little finger.
2020-07-24SterlingColoradoVillalobos Concrete, Inc.Toes(s), toenail(s)Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area
An employee was placing rubber mats on the ground to protect the concrete from the metal tracks on the curb machine. His right leg was caught and run over by the curb machine. The employee sustained an abrasion to the foot, dislocated toes, and swelling. He also required leg surgery.
2020-06-03WashingtonDistrict Of The Anderson Company LLCAnkle(s)Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area
An employee was struck by the tracks of a mini-excavator and sustained a fractured ankle.
2020-04-11Fort WorthTexasBobcat of North Texas - Fort WorthLower leg(s)Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area
The injured employee was helping another employee unload a skid steer and a few attachments off a delivery truck. The injured employee was helping to guide the driver of the skid steer when his left foot was caught under the skid steer's tracks as it moved closer to the attachments to connect them for unloading. He suffered a right distal tibia fracture and was hospitalized for surgery.
2020-03-23JacksonvilleFloridaAptus Group USA LLCMultiple body partsCaught between rolling powered vehicle and other object
An employee was folding up the hydro platform truck. He got the platform stowed, then extended the outriggers/tracks. Afterwards, he flipped the outrigger locks and walked back behind the truck. The hydro platform truck rolled back and pinned him against the tool truck. He was hospitalized with six broken ribs, a punctured lung, a broken left tibia, and a broken right femur.
2020-02-17AtlantaGeorgiaABE Enterprises, Inc.Foot (feet)Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area
An employee was talking to a skid-steer operator. The skid-steer turned to move, and the tracks ran over the employee's feet resulting in fractures and other injuries to his feet.
2020-01-28MartinsburgWest VirginiJanus InternationalFaceStruck by or caught in swinging door or gate
An employee was replacing the door tracks on a roll-up door for a storage unit when the tension came off the spring, releasing the door frame. The door frame struck the employee in the face, resulting in potential facial fractures that required hospitalization.
2020-01-22Ree HeightsSouth DakotaIES Commercial and IndustrialLower leg(s)Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area
An employee was spotting for a skid steer that was loading a bucket into a pickup truck when the employee slipped and fell near the skid steer tracks. The skid steer moved forward and ran over the employee's leg, fracturing the tibia.
2019-07-25TonawandaNew YorkDKP Buffalo LLCHeadInjured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker
An employee was using a pipe to pry a stacker table back into the cart as it came off the tracks. The pipe sprung back towards him and hit him on top of his head. The employee sustained a contusion and laceration to the head.
2019-03-20AlvaradoTexasTotal Pallet Solutions, LLCFinger(s), fingernail(s)Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment
An employee was operating a trim saw when one of the chains on the material conveyor jumped the tracks. The employer shut down the saw and proceeded to disconnect the conveyor chain to move it into the correct tooth of the driver sprocket. Once the conveyor chain was loose, the injured employee lifted it out of its track to reposition it and contacted the sawblade, which was still spinning at the time, with the back of his hand. The spinning blade contacted all four fingers of the injured employ
2019-02-26AugustaGeorgiaBid Group Technologies US IncThigh(s)Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
Employees were building the tracks for the kiln. A rail section weighing approximately 900 lbs. fell off the support table onto the employee's right leg breaking his femur.
2018-09-17PlattsburghNew YorkCamso Manufacturing USA, LimitedFingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was performing a pre-cording operation, which is part of the manufacturing of snowmobile tracks. While pulling a cord tight, the machine caught and amputated the tip of his left little finger.
2018-07-26North OlmstedOhioFabrizi Trucking and Paving Co. Inc.Abdomen, except internal location of diseases or disordersFall, slip, trip
An employee was cleaning the tracks of a bulldozer when he fell to the pavement and suffered an intestinal injury. He was hospitalized.
2018-07-24BlawnoxPennsylvaniaCleveland Brothers Equipment CompanyAbdomen, except internal location of diseases or disordersContact with objects and equipment
An employee was trying to remove a pin from a set of tracks using a hydraulic ram. The ram shifted and struck the employee in the abdomen, causing internal bleeding. The employee was hospitalized.
2018-07-16ArchboldOhioMiller Bros.Arm(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
On July 16, 2018, two employees were performing maintenance on a piece of heavy equipment that was having issues with its rubber tracks. Employee #1 was operating the machine while employee #2 was watching the tracks. As the track was moving, employee #2's arm entered the track. His left arm was crushed, requiring hospitalization.
2018-05-15East PeoriaIllinoisCATERPILLAR, INC.NonclassifiableOther fall to lower level 6 to 10 feet
An employee drove a tractor to a paint load station, stood up, and was about to begin sanding an area of the tractor when the employee tripped and fell approximately 2 feet to the tractor tracks, before rolling and falling approximately 4 more feet to the concrete below. The employee was hospitalized.
2018-04-22La PorteTexasUNION PACIFIC RAILROADNonclassifiableExplosion of nonpressurized vapors, gases, or liquids
An employee was welding next to railroad tracks. He removed the slag pan, stepped across the rail, and down the ballast section to dump slag from the slag pan. The slag slipped out of the pan and into a ditch with water adjacent to the tracks, resulting in an explosion. The employee suffered third degree burns, requiring hospitalization.
2018-03-28Lake PlacidFloridaHAPPINESS FARMS, INC.NonclassifiableRail vehicle collision, n.e.c.
An employee was crossing railroad tracks with a tractor when he was struck by a train, suffering fractures.
2017-10-13CantonmentFloridaThompson Tractor Co.Fingertip(s)Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects
An employee was wearing gloves while replacing a track tensioner on an excavator when his right hand was caught between the machine's track adjuster and the metal tracks, amputating his middle fingertip without bone loss.
2017-09-12DallasTexasMunilla Construction Management Inc. Thigh(s)Fall or jump from and struck by same vehicle in normal operation, nonroadway
An employee was driving a bulldozer. When it drove on an unlevel surface (about 2 feet difference), his foot slipped off the gas pedal and he fell out of the cab hitting his mouth and nose on the side mirror. The employee fell on the tracks of the bulldozer and it ran over his arm and leg resulting in a fractured femur.
2017-07-19MiamiFloridaUNITED RENTALS, INC.Leg(s)Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area
On July 19, 2017, at 1:00 PM, an employee was standing next to a skid steer loader when the tracks ran over the employee's left leg and fractured it. The employee was hospitalized.
2017-06-24West PointNebraskaWest Point Dairy Products, LLCFingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning
On June 24, 2017, at 10:50 a.m. an employee was attempting to reinstall a conveyor belt that had slipped of its tracks when his finger became caught in the moving belt and the roller, amputating his right ring fingertip.
2017-06-24Saint AugustineFloridaSuperior Construction Company Southeast, LLCBODY SYSTEMSStings and venomous bites
An employee was inspecting the tracks of a bulldozer. When he placed his hands on a slit fence, his left forearm was bitten by a poisonous water moccasin. He was hospitalized.
2017-05-09MaspethNew YorkCruz Contractor LLCChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersStruck by swinging part of powered vehicle
An employee was checking if there was enough clearance between an excavator and a fence when the excavator operator tried to move the excavator tracks. The excavator bucket moved instead and struck the employee against a trench box. He suffered fractured ribs.
2017-04-05AshtabulaOhioUnion Industrial Contractors Inc.BODY SYSTEMSOverexertion involving outside sources
An employee was swinging a sledgehammer while removing tracks from the excavator and suffered chest pains.
2017-03-10CorningArkansasLegacy Equipment, LLCLower leg(s)Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
An employee was closing an electric overhead door when he heard a noise in the door. The employee hit the stop button and the door came off the tracks. The door fell and part of the door struck the employee's right leg fracturing the lower leg.
2016-09-26WashingtonDistrict Of IHPJRFinger(s), fingernail(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
While attempting to change the railroad track direction, an employee's left thumb was caught and amputated between tracks.
2016-08-29Perdue HillAlabamaJordan Pile Driving, Inc.Leg(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee exiting a crane was walking on the tracks and slipped and fell two feet off the tracks breaking the right leg.
2016-08-09AveryIdahoVerton Kienke LoggingMultiple sole locationsStruck or run over by rolling powered vehicle
An employee was standing/stepping on the tracks of a bulldozer when the tracks moved, crushing the employee's heel bone and tearing the surrounding tissue.
2016-08-08CopleyOhioYRC FreightHeadStruck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was stripping/unloading a trailer. There was a deck bar in the trailer towards the top of the vertical tracks. The employee was trying to remove the bar, but it was not coming loose. He then walked under the deck bar towards the front of the trailer and it released striking him on the top of his head, causing a laceration to the top left side of his head.
2016-07-25InolaOklahomaParFab Field ServicesChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersOther fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet
An employee fell 15 feet from a forklift mast while trying to put an overhead door back on its tracks. The employee sustained three broken ribs and an injury to the T9/T10 vertebrae.
2016-07-01BoulevardCaliforniaU.S. Customs & Border Protection - Boulevard StationShoulder(s), including clavicle(s), scapula(e)Fall or jump from vehicle in normal operation, nonroadway
An employee was operating an ATV near railroad tracks, looking for signs of foot traffic, when the ATV hit a rock and threw the employee. He was hospitalized with a suspected fractured clavicle.
2016-05-24DallasTexasTaylor FarmsMultiple body partsStruck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
A steel gate came off its tracks and fell on an employee. The employee suffered a broken left hip, a cut to the back of the head, and a broken jaw.
2016-04-21MobileAlabamaAustal USALower leg(s)Struck by dislodged flying object, particle
Employees were removing the last tracks from a rider plate. When they hit the last track, the metal plate popped up and struck the injured employee, fracturing the employee's right tibial plateau.
2016-03-18JonesboroArkansasFocus, Inc.Nose, except internal location of diseases or disordersFall on same level due to slipping
An employee walked outside to get the client's newspaper and slipped in the client's garage. She fell and hit her face on the tracks of the garage door, suffering a nasal septal fracture and upper lip lacerations.
2016-03-14AugustaGeorgiaYANCEY BROTHERS, INC.FaceContact with hot objects or substances
An employee was using an oxygen and acetylene torch set to heat up the rollers on the excavator in order to change the tracks out on the equipment. While heating the rollers with the torch, the oil inside the rollers was heated. The pressure from the rollers and heat caused the heated oil to splash on the employee's face, causing second degree burns.
2016-03-04Port AllenLouisianaHulcher Services, Inc.Hand(s)Caught between rolling powered vehicle and other object
An employee was attempting to dismount a railcar by the side ladder when the railcar began to move along the tracks. The railcar collided with a pipe layer on an A-frame, crushing the employee's right hand between the pipe layer and the ladder of the railcar. The employee was hospitalized and required hand surgery.
2015-12-14KielWisconsinSARGENTO FOODS INCFingertip(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was moving a breader into position for a production run when the breader fell off the tracks and the hopper created a pinch point that amputated the employee's left pinky fingertip.
2015-10-30TampaFloridaPrince Contracting, LLCKnee(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was fueling a crane. While climbing off the crane, he lost his footing and fell about a foot and a half striking the crane's tracks with his right leg below the knee. He suffered a laceration injury to the right leg and was hospitalized.
2015-10-23ProctorWest VirginiChapman CorporationBack, including spine, spinal cordOther jump to lower level 6 to 10 feet
On October 23, 2015, at approximately 1:00pm, a an employee was hospitalized after suffering a compression fracture to his back and laceration to his head. The employee was driving an extendible boom manlift across a designated railroad crossing. The machine malfunctioned and stopped with the bucket portion of the lift above the railroad tracks. As a train arrived, the employee untied his harness and jumped from the bucket approximately 10' out and 6' down landing on a gravel surface.
2015-09-12AmityvilleNew YorkGKN Aerospace Monitor, Inc.Leg(s)Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was injured while transporting equipment with a wagon. The wagon tilted over and the seat tracks fell onto the employee's leg resulting in bruising and crushing injuries.
2015-09-10Long BeachMississippiGulf Concrete Technology, LLCFingertip(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
On September 10, 2015, at 1:40 PM, an employee's right ring finger was partially amputated by a wire straightening machine. He was checking the gears when one of the tracks fell and cut off his fingertip.
2015-06-15Fort WorthTexasBicks Construction, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was changing the tracks on a John Deere bobcat. As he turned the wheel, his finger got caught in the wrong place, snipping off the end of the left index finger.
2015-06-03AmarilloTexasAR Daniel Construction, Inc.Multiple face locationsStruck by dislodged flying object, particle
On or about 3 June 2015, at approximately 1825 hours, an AR Daniel Construction employee was hospitalized due to an injury acquired at the jobsite. The employee was working in a trench under the railroad tracks located at Grand and 3rd street in Amarillo, Texas, when he was struck in the face by a piece of angle iron that was being used to hoist the pipeline that he was working near. The angle iron was inside the pipe, and a line was tied to the angle iron to hoist the pipe up enough for the emp
2015-05-11JeffersonLouisianaL & W Supply CorporationMultiple leg locations Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
Two employees were adjusting forks on a forklift before lifting a load of building materials at a distribution warehouse. While attempting to spread the forks apart, one of the forks fell off of the tracks. Because the fork was no longer seated in the tracks, it fell to the ground, striking one of the employees. The employee sustained a broken leg (fibula) approximately 2 to 3 inches above his right ankle and five broken toes on his left foot.
2015-03-18KenovaWest VirginiK&N Contracting, Inc.BrainOther fall to lower level less than 6 feet
On March 18, 2015, at approximately 12:05 p.m., an employee fell from the tracks of the track truck while unloading straw bales from the truck bed. He fell 2 to 3 feet and struck his head on the ground, resulting in hospitalization for chest-wall bruising and head injury.
2015-01-04SterlingIllinoisSterling Steel Company, LLCAnkle(s) and leg(s)Fall on same level
An employee was hospitalized following injuries sustained while traveling by foot to the locker room. The employee was between the belt shop and the locker room crossing railroad tracks that had recently been covered with snow. The employee either slipped or tripped and experienced three breaks to the ankle and tibia.