DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2020-07-22MartTexasM.A. MORTENSON Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects
An employee was off-loading a windmill blade when his right index finger was caught in the rigging. He sustained an amputation to the right index finger near the nail.
2020-03-22GreensburgKansasSUZLON WIND ENERGY CORPORATION Fingertip(s)Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment
An employee was conducting a service call for replacement and assembly of a windmill gear box. The employee picked up the pillow block and while setting it into place, his left middle finger was pinched between a plate hole and the stud of the nacelle bed plate main frame. The employee's left middle fingertip was amputated.
2020-01-09LarnedKansasWatco Supply Chain ServicesMultiple body partsOther fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet
An employee was working at the laydown yard moving windmill components. As the employee was stepping from atop one windmill machine head to another adjacent windmill machine head, she slipped and fell 15 feet to the ground below. The employee suffered a compression fracture of the L1 vertebra, a broken pelvis and a broken right ankle.
2019-09-10GalvestonTexasPorts America, Inc.Fingertip(s)Machinery or equipment incident on water vehicle
An employee was using a crane to unload a windmill. As the employee was hooking a safety latch to the corner casting of a windmill, the vessel where the employee was working moved a little, creating tension on the hook. The employee's left ring finger was caught in the safety latch, fractured, and the fingertip was amputated without bone loss.
2017-05-06FriendswoodTexasHEB Grocery Company, LPAnkle(s)Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.
An employee was helping a customer load a purchased decorative windmill into the customer's vehicle when a metal windmill blade fell off of the windmill and lacerated the back of the employee's left ankle.
2015-11-09Mirando CityTexasBlattner EnergyNeck and backStruck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part
An employee was handling a windmill edge protector as it was being lifted by a crane. The edge protector fell on top of him as he stood underneath it, fracturing his neck and compressing his spine vertebrae.