DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-08-03CharlestonWvSCHNEIDER NATIONAL CARRIERS, INC.Elbow(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee slipped while leaving the cab of a tractor-trailer, falling backward to the ground and suffering a broken elbow.
2021-05-24Fort DrumNySystem Studies & Simulation, Inc.Ankle(s) and leg(s)Struck by powered vehicle tipping over-nontransport
An employee was preparing an inoperable AH-64 Apache Helicopter for tractor-trailer removal from the training area. During the process, the helicopter rolled on its side and caught the employee's left leg underneath it resulting in a fractured tibia, fibula, and ankle.
2020-10-12Mount PleasantTxPriefert Mfg.PelvisOther fall to lower level
While loading tubing product, an employee fell from a tractor-trailer and broke his pelvis.
2020-08-20WallingfordCtQuality Carriers, Inc.Hip(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee fell to the concrete ground while stepping out of the cab of his tractor-trailer. The employee sustained a fractured left hip, requiring hospitalization and surgery.
2020-04-25HogansvilleGeorgiaLOVES TRAVEL STOPS & COUNTRY STORES, INC.Multiple head locationsStruck by dislodged flying object, particle
On April 25, 2020, at approximately 6:15 a.m., an employee was inflating a dismounted tractor-trailer tire on the interstate when the single piece wheel rim was ejected from the tire and struck the employee in the head. The employee sustained face and head injuries.
2020-02-25ColumbusOhioUPSBack, including spine, spinal cordOther fall to lower level
An employee was removing a CB antenna on the platform on the side of a tractor-trailer. As the employee descended the platform, he missed a step and fell to the ground onto his back. The employee sustained a back fracture requiring hospitalization.
2019-08-10SpringdaleArkansasGeorge's Further ProcessingMultiple body partsPedestrian struck by vehicle backing up in nonroadway area
A tractor-trailer driver had opened the rear trailer doors and returned to the tractor cab to back the trailer to the dock door. An employee entered the space between the back of the trailer and the edge of the dock. The trailer backed up, trapping the employee between the back of the trailer and the loading dock. The employee suffered a fractured left wrist, fractured pelvic/hip bone, and fractured sacrum.
2019-06-13NewcastleOklahomaPrime IncorporatedHip(s)Other fall to lower level
An employee fell from his tractor-trailer and broke his hip.
2019-05-09Granite CityIllinoisNu-Way TransportationChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersOther fall to lower level less than 6 feet
The injured employee was exiting a tractor-trailer. He stepped down onto the front tire, slipped and fell approximately four feet to the ground resulting in four broken ribs and a punctured lung.
2019-05-02BreinigsvillePennsylvaniaKeHe Distributors, Inc.Multiple body partsRan off driving surface, nonroadway
While an employee was operating a forklift at the loading dock, the tractor-trailer moved away from the dock plate. The forklift fell off the tractor-trailer or the dock and impacted the ground. The operator was hospitalized for a concussion and fractured vertebrae.
2019-04-26West GardinerMaineWYMAN & SIMPSONBrainOther fall to lower level
While unloading a tractor-trailer, an employee fell off the flatbed trailer platform to the ground. The employee suffered a broken skull and possible brain bleeding.
2019-03-22NewingtonNew HampshirSubcom Cable System LLCFinger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee received a partial amputation to his right middle finger while attempting to secure a load on a tractor-trailer at their facility. Air was released to lower the rollers on the bed of the truck; the employee's right hand was pinched in the rolling slots, causing an amputation to his middle finger.
2019-02-20Wind GapPennsylvaniaPaul Giroux, Inc.Multiple body partsJack-knifed or overturned, nonroadway
An employee was driving a tractor-trailer truck as it dumped a load of logs. The truck hit a bump and the trailer tipped over, taking the cab with it. The employee suffered bruising to the left shoulder and body.
2019-01-29South JacksonvilleIllinoisMaines Paper & Food Service - Chicago, Inc.Abdomen, except internal location of diseases or disordersOther fall to lower level
On January 30, 2019, at approximately 4:27 PM, an employee was exiting his tractor-trailer at the truck stop, slipped on an icy L bracket on the truck and fell. He proceeded to disconnect the trailer. While cranking down on the legs of the trailer, which were frozen because of the temperature, he felt pressure and heard a pop. The employee was hospitalized for a hernia.
2018-08-08DelawareOhioU.S. Xpress, INC.Lumbar regionOverexertion involving outside sources
On August 8, 2018, an employee was cranking the landing gear on a tractor-trailer when he experienced lower back pain, requiring hospitalization for a back strain.
2018-06-01Saint LouisMissouriESTES EXPRESS LINES #064Toes(s), toenail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was off-loading a tractor-trailer when his foot became caught between the lift gate and the end of the trailer. He suffered toe amputations and severe broken bones, requiring hospitalization.
2018-05-02Green BayWisconsinBLT TANKS, L.L.C.Leg(s)Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
An employee was loading 500 gallon tanks onto his tractor-trailer truck with a crane on the backside of the truck cab. When the employee lifted one of the tanks that he had rigged to the crane, it still had propane in it, causing it to be heavier than expected. The rigged tank bumped another tank next to it that then rolled into the employee on the ground resulting in a broken left leg.
2018-04-11HillsboroughNew JerseyHERCULES ENTERPRISES, LLCBrainFall, slip, trip
An employee was taking a tractor-trailer apart when he fell and hit his head.
2018-01-30BirdsboroPennsylvaniaReitnouer, Inc. Leg(s)Struck by falling part of powered vehicle still attached
An employee was under a tractor-trailer placing masking tape on items to be painted while a second employee was working on the airline for the air brakes. The second employee then tested the airlines, which caused a rear axel to fall on the first employee's left leg. The employee suffered lacerations and a possible fracture.
2017-08-18ScarboroughMaineU.S. POSTAL SERVICEChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersOther fall to lower level less than 6 feet
While exiting the cab of a tractor-trailer rig, an employee slipped on the step and fell, hitting an adjacent truck and breaking some ribs. The employee was hospitalized.
2017-05-18Little RockArkansasFRAC-N-VAC TANKS, LLCMultiple body partsOther fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was standing on the trailer of a tractor-trailer performing maintenance repair when he slipped on hydraulic fluid and fell 4 feet to the ground, landing on his back. He suffered a broken clavicle and 2 fractured ribs.
2017-05-10ShippensburgPennsylvaniaJLG Industries, Inc.Multiple body partsPedestrian struck by vehicle backing up in nonroadway area
An employee was checking the back of a tractor-trailer for obstructions. The tractor-trailer driver lost sight of the employee while backing up and struck him. He suffered a broken leg, two broken ribs, and a road rash injury to the scalp.
2017-03-31PeruIllinoisCombined Transport, Inc.Back, including spine, spinal cordOverexertion in pushing, pulling, or turning-single episode
On March 31, 2017, an employee was moving a tarp on his tractor-trailer when he strained/sprained his back, suffering severe pain and requiring hospitalization.
2017-02-23Mount VernonIllinoisTruck Centers, Inc.Forearm(s)Struck by other falling powered vehicle
On 2/23/17, at approximately 12:45 p.m., an employee was replacing U-bolts on the rear drive axle of a full-sized tractor-trailer when the jack that was supporting the truck slipped out from underneath, causing the employee's left forearm to be caught against a spring and the axle. The employee suffered a compound fracture of his forearm and was hospitalized for surgery.
2016-10-21AtlantaGeorgiaBrasfield & GorrieMultiple body partsStruck by dislodged flying object, particle
An employee was flagging to help a tractor-trailer driver park when a gust of wind sent a temporary job fence in the air. The fence struck the employee who sustained neck and back compressions and a fractured sternum.
2016-06-22North JacksonOhioPAM Transport Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was performing maintenance on a tractor-trailer dolly leg when the trailer fell over and crushed the employee's left ring finger, which had to be amputated.
2016-06-16SidneyOhioContinental Express Driver Leasing Ltd.Multiple trunk locationsOther fall to lower level less than 6 feet
On June 16, 2016, an employee was attempting to enter a tractor-trailer rig when he fell backwards to the ground, fracturing ribs and vertebrae. He was hospitalized.
2016-06-16LitchfieldOhioYRC FreightHip(s)Fall, slip, trip
An employee was repairing a large tractor-trailer. The hood latch of the vehicle failed, causing the hood to fall onto the employee and push him to the ground. He broke his right hip and was hospitalized.
2016-06-10OneontaNew YorkStericycleLower leg(s)Boarding, alighting-excluding slip, trip, fall-single episode
An employee was climbing into the cab of a tractor-trailer when the muscle in his calf detached from the bone.
2016-05-14DenverColoradoUS Postal ServiceNeck, except internal location of diseases or disordersOther fall to lower level
An employee was pulling containers of mail from a tractor-trailer onto an elevated scissor lift. The employee fell through the opening, and a container also fell through the opening on top of him. He suffered a laceration to the back of his head and a neck fracture, requiring hospitalization.
2016-03-15ChambersburgPennsylvaniaCentral Transport LLCArm(s)Struck by falling part of powered vehicle still attached
After delivering material to a site, an employee stood on top of the DOT bar to close his tractor-trailer's rear door. He slipped, and the door hit his left arm, causing a fracture and 1-inch laceration.
2015-07-10Olive BranchMississippiU.S. Xpress, INC.Wrist(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was unhooking the trailer from the tractor of a tractor-trailer and slipped. The truck ran over his right foot. His left wrist was broken when he fell.