Durham North Carolina is a city of over 250,000 people located in the northwestern part of the state. The city is known for its historical and cultural landmarks, including Duke University and its basketball team, the Blue Devils. The area has a long history of manufacturing and industrial production, which has led to machinery accidents. The most frequent causes of machinery accidents in Durham are slips, trips and falls (STF), followed by contact with moving parts and objects. Inadequate maintenance or lack of safety precautions are often to blame for these incidents.

Manufacturing Companies

Durham is home to a number of manufacturing companies, including

Avaya Holdings Corp.
Owens Corning Sales, LLC
ADB Safegate Airport Systems Americas Inc.
Patheon U.S. Holdings Inc.
Wolfspeed, Inc.
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Inc.
Aisin North Carolina Corporation
Biomerieux, Inc.
Grifols Therapeutics LLC
Bioventus Inc.
Teleflex Medical Incorporated
Bell and Howell, LLC
Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Viiv Healthcare Company

These companies provide jobs for thousands of people in Durham and surrounding counties.

Machinery Accidents

In Durham North Carolina, machinery accidents have resulted in serious injuries and loss of life. Machinery accidents can occur at any time and place, but are especially common in factories, construction sites, and agricultural areas.

If you or someone you know has been injured in a machinery accident in Durham North Carolina, contact a lawyer today, you may be entitled to compensation.

Here are some examples of machinery accidents that have occurred in Durham North Carolina: