DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-08-04Missouri CityTxM.J. SHERIDAN OF TEXAS, INC.Knee(s)Overexertion involving outside sources
An employee was emptying a half-full wheelbarrow of concrete when the wheelbarrow tipped over. The employee tried to stabilize the wheelbarrow and their left knee buckled, resulting in a dislocated left knee.
2021-04-23ButteMtLes Schwab Tire Center #909FaceExplosion of pressure vessel, piping, or tire
An employee was inflating a wheelbarrow tire when it exploded. The employee suffered facial fractures and lacerations and was hospitalized.
2019-09-14BraddockPennsylvaniaUnited States Steel CorporationBODY SYSTEMSExposure to environmental heat
An employee was filling a wheelbarrow with sand at a blast furnace when the employee became lightheaded. The employee was hospitalized for dehydration.
2019-05-30Oak BrookIllinoisHinsdale NurseriesHeadOther fall to lower level
An employee was in a truck loading a wheelbarrow when the employee slipped and fell off the truck to the ground, suffering a head contusion.
2018-09-08PecosNew MexicoMedra LLCAnkle(s)Struck by rolling object or equipment-other than powered vehicle
An employee was installing a walkway when a motorized wheelbarrow struck his foot, resulting in a cracked ankle and puncture wound that required hospitalization.
2018-08-17PortsmouthRhode IslandSealcoating, Inc.Forearm(s)Contact with hot objects or substances
An employee was using a wheelbarrow to pour hot stone and rubber into a bridge plug joint when the wheelbarrow started to tip over. As he tried to stop it from falling, the hot rubber contacted his skin, causing a third degree burn to his right forearm between the wrist and elbow.
2018-05-14AxisAlabamaLenzing Fibers, Inc.Chest, except internal location of diseases or disordersFall on same level due to slipping
An employee was walking backward with a wheelbarrow and as he transitioned between surfaces he slipped and fell onto his back and right side. He fractured five ribs and was hospitalized.
2017-04-06DallasTexasSunco Commercial, INC BrainFall through surface or existing opening
While going to grab a wheelbarrow, an employee stepped and fell through rotten metal decking, suffering a head injury that required hospitalization.
2017-02-19HoustonTexasHome Depot USAAnkle(s)Struck by falling object or equipment
An employee was picking up a pallet when a nearby wheelbarrow tipped over and struck the employee's right ankle severing the Achilles tendon. The employee was hospitalized.
2016-03-05HoustonTexasCamarata Masonry Systems, Ltd.Fingertip(s)Struck by object or equipment dropped by injured worker
An employee and coworkers were setting up the small mortar mixer on a concrete masonry unit to allow the mortar to be poured into a wheelbarrow. As he was lifting the mixer, it moved forward, causing him to lose his grip. It slipped out of his hand and pinched his fingers between the top of the concrete masonry unit and the bottom of the back of the mixer, amputating his right index fingertip.