Frisco is a city located in Collin County, Texas, United States. The population was 170,227 at the 2010 census. Frisco is the eighth largest city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex and the fourth largest city in Collin County. In Frisco, machinery accidents are a common occurrence. This is likely due to the many industrial plants in the area, as well as the large number of workers who are involved in manufacturing and production. It’s important for businesses in Frisco to take steps to prevent these accidents from happening.
There are many manufacturing companies located in Frisco Texas. Some of the more well known companies include:
|The American Bottling Company
Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc.
Soleo Health Holdings, Inc.
White Energy Holding Company, LLC
Velocity Aerospace Group, Inc.
Prosupps USA LLC
|Bkbl Holdings, Ltd.
Dps Holdings Inc.
Six & Mango Equipment, LLP
Kathrein Broadcast Usa, Inc.
Mk Systems USA Inc
Mtwd Holdings, Inc.
There are many Frisco machinery accident examples that can be used to help illustrate the dangers of using unsafe machinery. When using equipment, it is important to be aware of the potential hazards it poses and take the necessary precautions to avoid accidents. If you or a loved one has been injured in a machinery accident in Frisco, Texas, you need to contact an experienced accident lawyer as soon as possible.
There have been quite a few machinery accidents in Frisco Texas over the years. Here are examples:
|AccidentDate||Employer||City||State||Description||Injury||Body Part||Event||Injury Source||Other Injury Source|
|02/11/2021||A#1 Air, Inc.||Frisco||Tx||An employee was accessing an HVAC unit in an attic. The employee fell through the attic floor to a lower-level floor, suffering three broken ribs and a punctured lung. The employee was hospitalized.||Internal injuries to organs and blood vessels of the trunk||Chest, except internal location of diseases or disorders||Fall through surface or existing opening||Floor||Floor, n.e.c.|
|10/09/2021||Anytime Labor-Dallas, LLC||Frisco||Tx||A temporary employee was driving a post into the ground using a picket pounder. The post amputated the employee's left index fingertip.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker||Striking and nailing handtools-power not determined|
|09/09/2021||Caliber Holdings Corporation||Frisco||Tx||An employee's thumb was caught in a radiator fan and lacerated.||Cuts, lacerations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery||Vehicle|
|11/05/2021||Taylor Morrison of Texas, Inc.||Frisco||Tx||An employee was in an attic looking for a leak. He fell off a walkway through the attic ceiling, falling about 12-15 feet and suffering cracked ribs, a partially collapsed lung, a concussion, and cuts and bruises.||Intracranial injuries and injuries to internal organs||Head and trunk||Fall through surface or existing opening 11 to 15 feet||Ceilings||Nonclassifiable|
|09/05/2021||FIRST VEHICLE SERVICES, INC||Frisco||Co||An employee was repairing a truck-mounted steam cleaner. Steam coils overheated and exploded, causing burns to the employee's face and scalp.||Heat (thermal) burns||Multiple head locations||Explosion of pressure vessel, piping, or tire||Truck-motorized freight hauling and utility, n.e.c|
|04/03/2021||Mich Construction||Frisco||Tx||Employees were standing two walls and were connecting them when one of the walls came loose and landed on an employee, resulting in a bruised leg and hip.||Bruises, contusions||Hip(s) and leg(s)||Struck by falling object or equipment||Walls|
|18/01/2021||The Saxton Group||Frisco||Tx||An employee was chopping tomatoes when her chef's knife cut off her left thumb tip.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker||Knives|
|24/07/2020||Southwest Sealers Inc.||Frisco||Texas||An employee was working on a boom lift when the equipment started to slowly come down and the basket tilted sideways. As the employee tried to push the basket away from the wall his left hand got caught between the top rail of the basket and the wall resulting in fractures to the thumb, index, and middle fingers.||Fractures||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment||Aerial lifts, scissor lifts-except truck-mounted||Walls|
|18/06/2020||Austin Bridge and Road||Frisco||Texas||An employee assisting with the placement of a deck panel had his finger pinched outside the deck panel. He sustained an amputation of the left index finger.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment||Metal plates, metal panels|
|29/04/2020||Wadsworth Golf Construction Company of the Midwest||Frisco||Texas||An employee was installing a drainage pipe in a trench when the dirt trench walls collapsed on the employee, who suffered a broken pelvis and hip.||Fractures||Multiple pelvic region locations||Excavation or trenching cave-in||Ditches, channels, trenches, excavations|
|01/01/2020||Copper Mountain, LLC||Frisco||Colorado||A ski patrol employee was performing trail checks. The employee's ski caught a patch of ice and the employee fell backwards, suffering a broken left knee.||Fractures||Knee(s)||Fall on same level, n.e.c.||Ground||Snow sports equipment|
|09/09/2019||Southwest Sealers, Inc.||Frisco||Texas||An employee was walking backwards while installing flashing on a roof. The employee fell approximately 15 feet from the roof and sustained a fractured left elbow and wrist. Fall protection was not worn at the time.||Fractures||Wrist(s) and elbow(s)||Other fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet||Roofs||Floors, walkways, ground surfaces|
|07/09/2019||Jesus Ibarra||Frisco||Texas||An employee had been conducting work on a scaffold. While descending on the outside of the scaffold, the employee fell approximately 15 feet to the ground. The employee sustained cuts to the face and a knee injury.||Cuts, lacerations||Face||Other fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet||Scaffolds-staging||Floors, walkways, ground surfaces|
|21/08/2019||Sallaya Construction||Frisco||Texas||An employee fell 24 feet from a third floor while installing plywood on the exterior of a building. The employee was hospitalized for bruises and contusions.||Bruises, contusions||Nonclassifiable||Other fall to lower level 21 to 25 feet||Structures and surfaces||Nonclassifiable|
|01/08/2019||Nortex Landscape Management, LLC||Frisco||Texas||An employee was in the street, using a blower to blow cut grass. A passing car struck the employee, causing a traumatic brain injury, a broken jaw and femur, skin abrasions, and an eye injury requiring surgery.||Intracranial injuries||Brain||Pedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle in roadway||Automobile|
|25/07/2019||City Wide Mechanical||Frisco||Texas||An employee was performing HVAC start-up work when he was found unconscious and was hospitalized for a head injury.||Intracranial injuries||Brain||Nonclassifiable||Nonclassifiable|
|13/07/2019||Murray-Ward Contracting||Frisco||Texas||An employee was moving material using a telehandler. He was on the road, which is elevated, and the right wheels dropped off the embankment. The telehandler rolled over and the employee was hospitalized with broken ribs.||Fractures||Chest, except internal location of diseases or disorders||Jack-knifed or overturned, nonroadway||Industrial vehicle, material hauling and transport-powered, n.e.c|
|27/06/2019||Vasq Sheetmetal LLC||Frisco||Texas||An employee was on a scaffold and fell approximately 6 feet to ground resulting in a leg injury.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Leg(s)||Other fall to lower level 6 to 10 feet||Scaffolds-staging||Floors, walkways, ground surfaces|
|21/06/2019||Texas Western Hospitality||Frisco||Texas||An employee's left ring finger was caught and crushed in a door frame.||Crushing injuries||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Struck by or caught in swinging door or gate||Doors, except garage and vehicle|
|20/06/2019||HELLAS CONSTRUCTION, INC.||Frisco||Texas||A low impact collision occurred when a skid steer backed into a buggy. During impact, the injured employee suffered a fractured fibula, requiring hospitalization.||Fractures||Lower leg(s)||Nonroadway collision with other vehicle||Skid steer loaders, mini loaders||Industrial vehicle, material hauling and transport-powered, n.e.c|
|24/04/2019||Masonry Leasing, Inc.||Frisco||Texas||An employee was reaching out the front of a boom lift cab to remove something on the hood of the machine when his leg hit the controls, thus lowering the boom on his fingers at a pinch point. His right ring and pinky fingers were smashed, resulting in medical amputations of the fingertips.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Aerial lifts, scissor lifts-except truck-mounted|
|11/04/2019||Straight Line Painting||Frisco||Texas||An employee was performing putty work and final painting work when he reached for a water bottle. After drinking from the water bottle he began to vomit. The employee had ingested paint thinner and was hospitalized.||Multiple poisoning, toxic, noxious, or allergenic effects||BODY SYSTEMS||Ingestion of harmful substance||Paint removers, thinners|
|20/03/2019||Commercial Fireproofing and Insulation||Frisco||Texas||An employee was working from a 16-foot extension ladder installing insulation. The employee was standing on the seventh step when he fell to the ground level. He received a broken left arm, bit his lip, and suffered bilateral cracked ribs.||Fractures||Multiple body parts||Other fall to lower level||Extension ladders||Floors, walkways, ground surfaces|
|24/09/2018||Prism Electric||Frisco||Texas||An employee was troubleshooting a 277-volt light pole and suffered electrical burns to his hand.||Electrical burns||Hand(s)||Direct exposure to electricity, greater than 220 volts||Lamp posts, street lights|
|23/08/2018||Antonio Garciano & Sons Construction||Frisco||Texas||An employee was installing wire mesh on a second floor, about 20 feet high. He fell, breaking his right arm. A harness was not being worn at the time of the incident, and the employee was outside the area protected by a safety wire.||Fractures||Arm(s)||Other fall to lower level 16 to 20 feet||Floor||Nonclassifiable|
|23/08/2018||Medical City Frisco||Frisco||Texas||An employee was helping to move a patient to another bed when he suffered severe pain due to a hernia, requiring hospitalization.||Hernias due to traumatic incidents||Abdomen, except internal location of diseases or disorders||Overexertion in lifting-single episode||Patient|
|15/08/2018||Legendary Drywall, Inc.||Frisco||Texas||An employee was walking at a residential construction site when he tripped at the front door entry threshold and fell to the ground, breaking a femur.||Fractures||Thigh(s)||Fall on same level due to tripping||Floors, walkways, ground surfaces|
|27/06/2018||Lackey & Lackey, LLC||Frisco||Texas||A journeyman electrician was removing wires from a panel. The wire was tied to another cable and when he pulled the wire it pulled the other cable into a bus bar in the gear causing an arc flash and electrical burns.||Electrical burns||Nonclassifiable||Direct exposure to electricity||Switchboards, switches, fuses|
|08/06/2018||Top Flight Steel Inc.||Frisco||Texas||The injured employee was installing the last two pieces of decking to the floor of a mezzanine being built within the warehouse. The employee pushed the decking back so that he would have room to cut it and fell through the exposed hole approximately 14 feet to the concrete floor below. He struck steel framing on the floor and broke his arm. He also suffered lacerations to his forehead.||Fractures||Arm(s)||Fall through surface or existing opening 11 to 15 feet||Existing floor opening||Floor, n.e.c.|
|15/05/2018||SOUTHWEST CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INC.||Frisco||Texas||An employee was using a hand held drill to mix concrete when he noticed the mixing pedal was coming loose. He tried to tighten it and his left glove became caught in the mixer, which then amputated his left pinky. The mixer was running at the time.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker||Drills-powered||Belts, gloves, neckties, scarves|
|26/04/2018||Results Staffing||Frisco||Texas||An employee was cleaning the hallway and moving drywall when another employee pulled a piece of drywall from the top. The drywall fell on and injured the left lower leg of the employee who was cleaning.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Lower leg(s)||Struck by object or equipment dropped by other person||Wallboard, drywall, sheetrock|
|12/03/2018||Thelin Recycling Company, LP||Frisco||Texas||An employee was performing routine maintenance on a discharge conveyor belt when another employee activated the machine. The employee was then thrown into the moving conveyor, breaking several ribs. The machine was not locked/tagged out at the time of the incident.||Fractures||Chest, except internal location of diseases or disorders||Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning||Conveyors-belt|
|05/03/2018||Powdr - Copper Mountain, LLC||Frisco||Colorado||An employee fell to the ground while skiing, fracturing the right and left femurs.||Fractures||Thigh(s)||Fall on same level||Mountains||Snow sports equipment|
|06/02/2018||Carter & Carter Construction, LLC||Frisco||Texas||An employee was holding a pole and waiting for a forklift to push the pole into the ground. The pin was missing on the forklift forks, allowing them to fall and hit the employee's lip. The employee fell to the ground and suffered a back injury.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Head and trunk||Struck by falling part of powered vehicle still attached||Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered|
|26/09/2017||David McDavid of Frisco||Frisco||Texas||An employee was engaged in horseplay and was turning to run when he tore a tendon and broke two bones in his right foot.||Fractures and other injuries, n.e.c.||Ankle(s)||Bending, crawling, reaching, twisting-single episode||Bodily motion or position of injured, ill worker||Co-worker or work associate of injured or ill worker|
|23/09/2017||Jackson Dawson Communications||Frisco||Texas||An employee was slicing cucumbers on a mandoline slicer and severed the tip of her right middle finger.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker||Cutting handtools-nonpowered|
|02/08/2017||Manuel Beltran||Frisco||Texas||An employee was prying back some rebar on a grade beam when he fell backwards approximately 6 feet, striking his head on a 2 x 4 piece of lumber. He was hospitalized with a head injury.||Intracranial injuries||Brain||Other fall to lower level 6 to 10 feet||Girders, beams, structural steel|
|07/09/2016||DMG Masonry, LTD.||Frisco||Texas||An employee was cutting a concrete form on a window sill using an angle grinder with a cut-off blade. The grinder went through the plywood and struck the concrete, resulting in a kickback that caused the grinder to strike and deeply lacerate the employee's chest. He was hospitalized.||Cuts, lacerations||Chest, except internal location of diseases or disorders||Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker||Hand grinders-powered|
|25/07/2016||Austin Bridge and Road||Frisco||Texas||An employee had been working outside on the bridge of a highway when he began to feel unwell. He was hospitalized for dehydration.||Effects of heat and light, n.e.c.||BODY SYSTEMS||Exposure to environmental heat||Heat-environmental|
|09/12/2015||Kent Co Texas, LLC||Frisco||Texas||An employee was holding forklift forks in the upright position when a fork fell and crushed the employee's finger. One-third of the employee's finger was amputated at the hospital.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Struck by falling part of powered vehicle still attached||Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered|
|08/12/2015||Spy Optics||Frisco||Colorado||An employee was coordinating and participating in a film shoot. The employee performed a jump on a ski hill and landed wrong, breaking the right femur and requiring hospitalization.||Fractures||Thigh(s)||Other jump to lower level||Hills||Snow sports equipment|
|04/12/2015||Wal-Mart #5866||Frisco||Texas||While retrieving an item from a trailer, an employee fell through a gap between the dock plate and trailer. One leg fell through first, and she broke her pelvis.||Fractures||Pelvis||Fall through surface or existing opening||Ramps, loading docks, dock plates|
|30/09/2015||Allied Insulation & Supply, Inc.||Frisco||Texas||An employee was loading insulation into an insulation blower machine. The employee's left arm was injured when it got caught in the equipment's metal bars.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Arm(s)||Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects||Machinery|
|22/09/2015||WILKS MASONRY||Frisco||Texas||An employee was using a stand up pallet jack and injured his left ankle when it was caught between a wall and the pallet jack.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Ankle(s)||Part of occupant’s body caught between vehicle and other object in nonroadway transport incident||Pallet jack-powered||Walls|
|17/05/2015||Costco Wholesale Corp.||Frisco||Texas||A forklift driver turned off his forklift and dismounted it. The forklift was still coasting and not fully stopped at the time. His left leg got pinned between the forklift and a wine table.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Leg(s)||Caught between rolling powered vehicle and other object||Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered||Tables, worktables|
|18/04/2015||Leland Collier Electric Company Inc.||Frisco||Texas||A foreman and the employee were in the electric room pulling a cover to test the breaker. The employee reached in to take the shield off and was shocked.||Electrocutions, electric shocks||BODY SYSTEMS||Direct exposure to electricity||Switchboards, switches, fuses|
|18/04/2015||CAPFORM, INC.||Frisco||Texas||An employee walking down a plywood ramp that was slick from the rain slipped and fell breaking his leg.||Fractures||Leg(s)||Fall on same level due to slipping||Ramps, loading docks, dock plates||Rain|
|11/03/2015||SOUTHWEST INSULATION, INC.||Frisco||Texas||An employee fell 14 feet through a hole in the floor. The hole was unguarded at the time of the incident.||Traumatic injuries and disorders||Nonclassifiable||Fall through surface or existing opening 11 to 15 feet||Existing floor opening|
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