DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2021-09-10Daytona BeachFlCrown Information ManagementBack, including spine, spinal cordFall on same level, n.e.c.
An employee was pushing a wheeled document bin when its weight caused her to lose balance and fall to the ground on her back. She suffered two broken vertebrae.
2021-07-14LindenPaWilliam L Robinson Concrete Contractors, Inc.Chest, except internal location of diseases or disordersOther fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was standing on a 10-inch step stool performing maintenance on a pickup truck engine when they fell off the step stool and landed on a wheeled tool chair. The employee suffered six fractured ribs and a collapsed lung.
2021-07-06KalispellMtWeyerhaeuserThigh(s)Nonroadway incident involving motorized land vehicle
An employee was operating a three-wheeled personal electric transport vehicle. While traveling up a concrete grade of approximately 30 degrees, the equipment failed. The employee then attempted to turn left, back down the incline, and the front wheel may have caught on a concrete barrier. The employee fell out of the vehicle, landed on the concrete ground and sustained a broken left femur.
2021-06-29Fort MeadeMdNational Security AgencyThigh(s)Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
The injured employee was assisting a co-worker in moving a wheeled cabinet through a door jamb. One of the cabinet's wheels malfunctioned and the cabinet tipped in towards the door frame. The injured employee was caught between the door frame and the cabinet resulting in a fractured right femur.
2021-06-24Hialeah GardensFlWerner Enterprises, Inc.Ankle(s)Struck by object or equipment rolling freely
An employee was lowering a wheeled, steel cage filled with merchandise from the tailgate of a truck. When the tailgate made contact with the ground, the cage shifted and rolled off the gate, striking the employee's left ankle and resulting in a fracture that required hospitalization and surgery.
2021-04-20WindsorCoKodak AlarisLower leg(s)Part of occupant’s body caught between vehicle and other object in nonroadway transport incident
An employee was traveling on a three-wheeled electric cart. While turning a corner, the employee grazed his leg on a steel guardrail, resulting in a deep laceration to his calf.
2021-03-08ClarkstonGaANSCO & ASSOCIATES OF FLORIDA, LLCFingertip(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was emptying a wheeled cart with trash into a dumpster. The cart began to fall into the dumpster, pinching the employee's finger between edge of the cart and the dumpster and resulting in a left middle fingertip amputation.
2020-08-20MadisonWiSub Zero, Inc.Lower leg(s)Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was pulling a wheeled cart containing parts to another area of the assembly line. During transport, the cart hit a floor mounted rail track in the aisle, causing the cart to tip over. The cart struck the employee's lower right leg and fractured the tibia and fibula.
2020-07-17StockholmWisconsinMaiden Rock Apples, Winery & Cidery LLCMultiple trunk locationsPedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area
On July 17, 2020, two employees were using a 6-wheeled utility vehicle to assist them in traveling between rows of apple trees to pick up pruned branches from the ground. At approximately 10:00 a.m., the injured employee was picking-up branches and was struck by the utility vehicle. The injured employee was hospitalized with multiple fractures of the sternum, pelvis, and ribs.
2020-06-30BranfordConnecticutOwens Realty Network, LLCLumbar regionStruck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
An employee was moving a 10-gallon water container on a four-wheeled dolly. The dolly hit a bump and the container moved. The employee suffered a muscle strain in the lower back while trying to prevent the container from falling.
2020-06-06DwightIllinoisLSC Communications US, LLCMultiple face locationsPart of occupant’s body caught between vehicle and other object in nonroadway transport incident
An LSC Communications security guard was performing security checks throughout the facility while operating a three-wheeled electric cart. The cart struck a vertical steel I-beam, causing the employee to continue forward and contact the edge of the I-beam and then fall to the concrete floor. The employee was hospitalized with lacerations on the forehead and nose, and fractures to the forehead and right cheek bone.
2020-05-06CoppellTexasAmerican Building Supply, Inc.BrainOther fall to lower level
An employee was standing on a stack of cardboard, labeling and reviewing items to be moved when a stock order picker (equipment) came around the corner. When the employee saw the equipment approaching, she attempted to step down and ensure she was not in a hazardous situation with the equipment. She stepped on the side of a wheeled cart, causing the cart to move, and she lost her balance. She fell and hit her head on the concrete floor, suffering a subdural hematoma that required hospitalization
2020-04-23DanvilleArkansasWayne Farms, LLC.Fingertip(s)Struck by rolling object or equipment being pushed by injured worker
An employee was pushing a two-wheeled cart carrying a 55-gallon drum. The cart slipped and pressed the employee's left little finger between the cart and the wall, causing the amputation of the fingertip.
2020-02-05HoustonTexasVallenFinger(s), fingernail(s)Other fall to lower level
An employee was pulling a 150-200 lbs. wheeled fire extinguisher unit up a 6" lip when he lost his balance, slipped, and fell backwards down a nearby grading of stairs. The wheeled fire extinguisher unit fell with the employee and landed on his right hand. His right hand sustained multiple injuries including a broken index and middle finger.
2020-01-06Wilkes BarrePennsylvaniaVeterans' AdministrationHip(s)Fall while sitting
An employee fell to a laboratory floor while trying to sit down on a wheeled chair. The employee suffered a broken left hip.
2019-07-31AllentownPennsylvaniaSt. Luke's HospitalKnee(s)Fall on same level
An employee was pulling a trash bag out of a trash bin that is on a wheeled base. The employee fell and fractured a kneecap.
2019-07-10Saint LouisMissouriMCCARTHYAnkle(s) and leg(s)Collision between a moving and standing vehicle, nonroadway
An employee was reversing an unloaded powered buggy down a concrete ramp. The ramp was damp from the rain. The buggy slid as it was descending the ramp and struck a tandem dump truck that was parked near the base of the ramp. The employee's ankle/leg was caught between the wheeled buggy and the dump truck and the employee sustained a fracture to the left ankle/fibula.
2019-06-18WashingtonDistrict Of North Capitol Partners, IncLeg(s)Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
An employee was moving a safe on a wheeled dolly when the wheel of the dolly ran over imperfections in the floor. The safe then tipped off the dolly and onto the employee's leg, breaking it.
2019-05-20RochesterNew YorkOrtho Clinical DiagnosticsBrainFall while sitting
An employee tried to sit on a tall, wheeled lab chair. She slipped off the seat, pushing the chair back and fell backwards against a lab refrigerator and hit her head. The employee was hospitalized for a head injury.
2019-05-18ParisTexasPerformance Food GroupHeel(s)Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was unloading product from the back of a tractor trailer. While coming down the ramp with a two-wheeled hand cart, the employee's foot slipped and he fell off the ramp. The hand cart then fell on top of him lacerating his ankle and crushing his heel.
2019-04-19Port WentworthGeorgiaCalifornia Cartage Management Services, LLCBack, including spine, spinal cordStruck by falling object or equipment
Three employees were moving a wheeled order-picking cage cart from a trailer at a dock onto a warehouse floor. The cart tipped over and fell on an employee, breaking the employee's back.
2019-01-22CallahanFloridaFlorida Power and LightLeg(s)Struck by powered vehicle-nontransport
An employee was attempting to undo a sling between a crew material handler truck that was struck in the mud and a four-wheeled pickup truck that was pulling the crew material handler truck when the four-wheeled truck rolled back, pinning his right leg. He suffered lacerations, punctures, and a damaged main artery behind his right knee, requiring hospitalization.
2018-09-24East MolineIllinoisJohn Deere Harvester WorksFingertip(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was painting a shear rack that was sitting on wheeled dollies. The rack shifted, causing the amputation of the employee's left middle fingertip in the pinch point between the rack and the dolly.
2018-08-13MiamiFloridaPHG BUILDERS, INC.Lower leg(s)Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area
An employee's right leg was caught against a concrete slab by a wheeled power buggy that another employee was driving. The employee suffered a compound fracture that resulted in an amputation above his right knee.
2018-06-30Brooklyn ParkMinnesotaU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, St. Cloud VA Health Care System PelvisFall on same level due to tripping over an object
On June 30, 2018, while attempting to pick up a tote and move it to a table, an employee stepped on a wheeled cart and fell into a split position, suffering a complete detachment of muscle from the right sit bone.
2018-06-29BlandonPennsylvaniaAt Work PersonnelUpper extremitiesFall on same level due to tripping over an object
A temporary employee tripped over an empty, wheeled dolly and fell to the floor. The employee was admitted to the hospital for a broken wrist or elbow.
2018-06-14PontotocMississippiAmerican FurnitureThigh(s)Fall on same level, n.e.c.
An employee was using a two-wheeled dolly to move furniture. He grabbed banding on the product to help lift it onto the dolly when the banding broke, causing him to fall backwards and injure his left thigh.
2018-06-08AlsipIllinoisReliable Fire Equipment CompanyEye(s)Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker
On June 8, 2018, at approximately 12:00 p.m., an employee was attempting to repair a pipe hose on a wheeled fire extinguisher. The employee's right eye was struck with a steel pipe he was using for leverage causing cuts around the eye, swelling and impaired vision.
2018-04-09WashingtonDistrict Of R.H. Evans & Co., LLCHip(s)Other fall to lower level 6 to 10 feet
An employee was sanding drywall in the corridor of a building when he fell approximately 6 feet from the platform of a wheeled baker scaffold to the concrete floor, fracturing his left hip.
2018-04-09DaltonGeorgiaPilot Travel Centers, LLC Hip(s)Fall on same level due to tripping over an object
An employee was taking a wheeled garbage can outside to the dumpster when the wheeled base came off on the ground. The employee did not notice the wheeled base on the ground and stepped on it, which caused him to fall to the pavement and fracture his left hip. It was dark outside at the time of the incident.
2018-01-15Toms RiverNew JerseyAllied Universal SecurityLeg(s)Nonroadway collision with object other than vehicle, n.e.c.
An employee was operating a two-wheeled motorized personal vehicle when he ran over another employee's foot and the vehicle became unbalanced. He fell off the vehicle and fractured his left leg.
2017-10-13Kansas CityMissouriPICK N PULLHip(s) and leg(s) Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was ground spotting for a wheeled loader in the vehicle dismantling area when a vehicle shifted, pinning the employee between it and a pile of crushed vehicles. He suffered hip and knee injuries that required hospitalization.
2017-08-08MonroevillePennsylvaniaStericycleHand(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was pushing a four-wheeled container in the rear cargo compartment of a truck toward a loading dock and over metal dock plates when he slipped and fell off the dock plate, injuring his right hand.
2017-08-03LibertyTexasDragon Products LLCFoot(feet) and knee(s)Struck by object or equipment
An employee was walking beside a wheeled trailer when the trailer struck the employee's left leg, breaking the foot and tearing a knee ligament. The employee was hospitalized.
2017-06-28TulsaOklahomaLKQLeg(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee climbed up the side of a wheeled cart to retrieve a car door that needed to be shipped. When he lifted the car door, the rolling cart moved and he lost his balance. He then fell more than 4.5 feet, breaking his leg upon impact with the ground. He was hospitalized and had surgery.
2017-06-16BlasdellNew YorkInstantwhip- Buffalo, Inc. Fingertip(s)Fall on same level due to slipping
An employee drove a truck to a customer location and was in the back of the truck loading crates of milk onto a wheeled hand cart. While pushing the cart, the employee slipped on a milk/ice cream mix that had spilled onto the floor of the truck. The employee fell forward in the truck with his hands in front of him trying to break his fall. The hand cart rocked back and landed on his right hand, amputating his middle fingertip.
2017-05-19WashingtonDistrict Of Cleveland Construction, Inc.Hand(s) and finger(s)Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
An employee was standing near the base of a material hoist when a wheeled trash cart fell from the hoist's elevated platform and struck the employee, fracturing two fingers and several bones in his left hand.
2017-05-16PittstonPennsylvaniaInterstate Building Products, Inc.BrainOther fall to lower level
An employee was descending from a storage rack when he stepped into a wheeled cart and fell to the floor, suffering a contusion and concussion. He was hospitalized.
2017-05-10MiamiFloridaEl Dorado Furniture CorporationLower leg(s)Struck by object or equipment rolling freely
An employee transported a sofa on a four-wheeled cart to a container truck and unloaded it at the rear of the container. He then positioned himself in front of the sofa to push it farther into the truck when the cart, which was set on a slight ramp, rolled into the back of his left leg. He lifted his leg rapidly and it hit the bottom of the cart. He suffered a laceration to the back of his lower left leg and tendon.
2017-01-24OrlandoFloridaRESOURCE PARTNERING GROUP, INC.Hand(s)Collision between a moving and standing vehicle, nonroadway
The injured employee was driving a 4-wheeled ATV transporting materials and while passing another ATV, steered the ATV to the right. The ATV's right-side wheels rolled onto a parked Bobcat. The ATV tipped over and the employee grabbed on to the left rail bar. When the ATV fell, it crushed the employee's left hand.
2017-01-23ColumbusOhioNationwide Childrens HospitalBrainFall while sitting
An employee went to sit down in a wheeled chair when the chair slipped out from under her. She fell and hit her head, requiring hospitalization.
2017-01-22Mount VernonIllinoisCONTINENTAL TIRE THE AMERICAS, LLCBack, including spine, spinal cordFall from pedal cycle
An employee was riding a three-wheeled bike when an axle broke and the employee fell, hitting a guardrail and fracturing his back. He was hospitalized.
2016-10-15OrlandoFloridaRandstad US (Staffing)Finger(s), fingernail(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was pushing a wheeled cart loaded with rectangular weights. The cart struck a wall causing the weights to shift and strike his fingers. The employee's left ring finger was cut and broken.
2016-08-29BarringtonIllinoisUnited States Postal ServiceFinger(s), fingernail(s)Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
The metal shelf inside a wheeled container of mail was loose and fell on an employee's finger while the container was being pulled, causing a serious laceration. The finger may have to be surgically amputated.
2016-08-27Bedford ParkIllinoisPREFERRED MACHINE & TOOL PRODUCTS CORPFinger(s), fingernail(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
A employee's left ring finger was amputated when the employee and another employee were moving a wheeled cart with two I beams on it. The cart ran over a bump, the I beams shifted, and the employee's left ring finger was crushed between the two beams.
2016-08-05SanfordFloridaINVACARE CORPNonclassifiableStruck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was pulling a wheeled metal cart when a wheel became stuck. As she was trying to dislodge it, the cart fell on top of her. She was hospitalized.
2016-01-15Panama CityFloridaWestRockAnkle(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
While an employee was removing the gear box from the chip silo and sliding it onto a four-wheeled cart, the cart moved and pinched his left ankle between the cart and the outside wall of the chip silo, fracturing it. He was hospitalized.
2015-12-14AledoIllinoisGeneral Grind & Machine, Inc.Thigh(s)Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was moving product using a two-wheeled hand truck when the hand truck and the boxes of material fell back and struck the employee. The cart handle fell on the employee's right thigh, causing a contusion.
2015-11-05Fall RiverMassachusettMCKESSON CORPORATIONFinger(s), fingernail(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was pushing a four wheeled dolly and pinched his finger between the dolly and a door frame resulting in a left hand ring finger amputation.
2015-10-02RomeNew YorkMSI Molding Solutions, Inc.Toes(s), toenail(s)Struck by object or equipment dropped by injured worker
An employee was rolling a movable, wheeled pedestal grinder. The grinder fell on his foot, crushing three toes.
2015-09-02PalaciosTexasHansen FarmBrainRoadway incident involving motorized land vehicle
An employee was driving a four-wheeled all terrain vehicle on a paved road. The employee was involved in an accident and received a brain injury.
2015-03-22Fort RuckerAlabamaFort RuckerFoot (feet) and ankle(s)Jack-knifed or overturned, nonroadway
An employee's right ankle and foot were crushed when the "mule" (4 wheeled vehicle with a small bed in the back) he was operating rolled after striking a log. The employee was hospitalized.
2015-03-06GeorgetownPennsylvaniaAim Integrated LogisticsElbow(s)Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
An employee was unloading freight from the back of the trailer with a two wheeled dolly when he slipped on the lip of the trailer, fell to the ground, and fractured his left elbow.
2015-02-17Earth CityMissouriARAMARK REFRESHMENT SERVICESNonclassifiableOther fall to lower level
On or about Feb 17, 2015, the injured employee was found by another employee at the bottom of the stairway at a client's facility located at Kasco, LLC (1569 Tower Grove Ave., St Louis, MO). It appears from where the employee was found, that he had attempted to carry five cases of soda up a stairway with a two-wheeled dolly and lost the load. The stairway that was involved in the accident has approximately 16 steps and does not have a landing.