DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-11-03FranklinIlPrairieland FS, Inc.Chest, except internal location of diseases or disordersInhalation of harmful substance-single episode
An employee was performing maintenance on an ammonia wagon when a valve opened, spraying the employee in the face and causing them to inhale ammonia. The employee suffered inhalation chemical burns.
2021-06-01SummitIlTAC Summit, LLCLower leg(s)Contact with hot objects or substances
On June 1, 2021, at approximately 5:15 p.m. an employee was cleaning residual material from a tank wagon. When the tank wagon operator opened the meter/pump valves residual rinse water (approximately 200 degrees F) was released from an open hose and splashed onto the employee's legs. The employee was hospitalized for second degree burns on his lower legs.
2021-05-25West SalemWiForage Genetics International, LLCChest, except internal location of diseases or disordersStruck by object or equipment rolling freely
An employee sustained chest contusions after being struck by a silage wagon that he had disconnected from a truck.
2020-10-08SpringfieldOhDuncan Oil Transportaion SolutionMultiple body partsExplosion, n.e.c.
An employee was standing on top of a truck filling a tank-wagon with diesel fuel. The tank exploded, causing the employee to suffer burns and a broken leg.
2020-03-19Bolton LandingNew YorkPLANK, LLCFoot (feet) and ankle(s)Jack-knifed or overturned, nonroadway
An employee was operating a lift to move a heat wagon when the lift turned over and he fell off. His leg was pinned under the lift, causing a foot/ankle injury that required hospitalization and surgery.
2020-03-06MonroeWisconsinKlondike Cheese Co.Thigh(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
Automated carts/wagons moved and struck an employee's left leg, lacerating the upper thigh.
2020-02-12Grand ViewIdahoJ. R. Simplot CompanyBack, including spine, spinal cordPedestrian struck by vehicle backing up in nonroadway area
An employee was walking to her truck to retrieve a set of gloves while preparing for feedlot bedding operations. A front loader emptied a load onto the bedding wagon. The loader then backed up and the employee was knocked to the ground by the loader's bucket, and then run over. The employee sustained fractures to five lower vertebrae.
2019-05-21ApopkaFloridaDewar NurseriesFinger(s), fingernail(s)Pedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle in nonroadway area
An employee loaded plants onto a trailer wagon. The trailer was being moved to another section and the employee was walking behind the trailer. The trailer wagon was being pulled by another empty trailer in the same driveway. The employee thought the loaded trailer was going to contact the empty one and put his hand between the two trailers resulting in a partial amputation of the right index finger.
2019-04-22South SolonOhioGill Dairy, LLC.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee was running a tractor with a sand wagon to fill cow beds. He was stepping over the power take off (PTO) of the tractor and his pants became caught on the shaft and pulled the employee into the rotating shaft causing severe contusions to his legs and a broken thumb.
2019-02-18PocahontasArkansasBLACK RIVER COMMODITIES LLCFinger(s), fingernail(s)Struck by object or equipment rolling freely
An employee unhooked a grain wagon from a pickup truck. The wagon began to roll, and the employee's right ring and middle fingers were caught between the concrete ground and a piece of wood being used to stop the wagon from rolling. The employee underwent a revision amputation.
2019-01-02GalvaIllinoisNutrien Ag Solutions, Inc.FaceExposure through intact skin, eyes, or other exposed tissue
On January 2, 2019, at 11:30 a.m., an employee was transferring anhydrous ammonia from bullet tanks to two 1,000-gallon nurse wagons when the cross-over line connecting the nurse wagons ruptured, exposing the employee to anhydrous ammonia. He suffered chemical burns to the right side of his face and his respiratory system, requiring hospitalization.
2018-08-27Saint JosephMissouriLIFELINE FOODS, LLCLower leg(s)Boarding, alighting-excluding slip, trip, fall-single episode
An employee was exiting a moving shuttle wagon. As he landed, his leg made contact with uneven ground, causing an injury to his left tibia.
2018-05-24New BremenOhioCROWN EQUIPMENT CORPORATIONLeg(s)Nonroadway collision with object other than vehicle
On May 24, 2018, an employee was operating a forklift and struck a stationary coupling tongue from a material transport wagon while turning a corner, breaking a bone in the left leg. The employee was hospitalized.
2018-05-21CascoWisconsinKinnard Farms IncToes(s), toenail(s)Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
An employee was operating a tractor with a feed wagon attached. The employee exited the tractor cab to uncouple and disconnect the wagon from the tractor. The jack stand was up and the wagon hitch fell onto the employee's foot, injuring a toe.
2017-01-25NitroWest VirginiPilot Thomas LogisticsBack, including spine, spinal cordOther fall to lower level less than 6 feet
On January 25, 2017, at approximately 3:00 a.m., a driver was injured after falling three feet from a fixed ladder on a tank wagon fuel truck resulting in a back injury requiring surgery.
2016-08-01GoliadTexasHolt Texas, LTD.Fingertip(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee and a coworker were trying to hitch a cube wagon to feed cattle. The hitch would not latch onto the ball of the vehicle, so the employee used his finger to check what was causing the problem. The hitch latched onto the ball while his finger was caught in between, amputating his left index fingertip.
2016-07-19Rabun GapGeorgiaOsage Farms Inc.Multiple body partsPedestrian struck by vehicle backing up in nonroadway area
An employee was standing between a pickup truck and a wagon attempting to connect the two together, when the truck rolled back pinning the employee between the truck and wagon. The employee suffered a broken shoulder, left arm, left clavicle and four ribs on the left side.
2016-03-24MarsingIdahoDERUYTER DAIRY, LLCForeheadStruck by dislodged flying object, particle
An employee was driving a tractor that was connected to a feed wagon. He went over a bump that caused the drawbar mechanism to break. In turn, the cables connected to the hydraulics became dislodged, and the lever hit him on the top of the nose/center forehead. He suffered a small laceration that required stitches.
2015-11-09AshtabulaOhioADVANCED INDUSTRIAL TIRE SERVICES, INC.PelvisStruck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
An employee was changing out a tire on a shuttle wagon when the machine slipped off of the jacks and fell on the employee, breaking his pelvis.
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.
2015-03-07Kansas CityMissouriU.S. POSTAL SERVICEFingertip(s)Contact with objects and equipment
An employee was loading a trailer with a covered wagon (all-purpose container) when she looked down and saw that she was bleeding. She was wearing gloves. Her fingertip was amputated.
2015-02-20ChicagoIllinoisCentral Steel and WireAnkle(s)Nonclassifiable
A warehouse employee suffered a broken left ankle while unloading material from a wagon and was hospitalized.
2015-02-04WilliamsportPennsylvaniaLonza, IncorporatedElbow(s) and arms(s)Other fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet
An employee fell 12 feet to the ground from the top of the top wagon, resulting in a broken left elbow. He was admitted to the hospital for surgery.