Hialeah is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The population of Hialeah was estimated to be 237,297 as of the 2010 census. It is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,084,331 people in 2017. The city is known for its Cuban heritage, annual Latin music festival and vibrant nightlife.
Hialeah Florida is one of the most dangerous cities in the United States. In 2018, there were over 30 machinery accidents in Hialeah. This is a 25% increase from 2017. Many of these accidents are caused by negligence or poor workmanship. If you have been injured in a machinery accident in Hialeah, contact an experienced injury lawyer as soon as possible.
What Manufacturing Companies are Located in Hialeah Florida?
Some of the larger manufacturing companies located in Hialeah include
|Boeing Distribution Services, Inc.
U. S. Holdings, Inc.
Bullet Line, LLC
U.S.F. Fabrication, Inc.
Southeastern Printing Co Inc
|Warren Technology, Inc.
The Ultimate Umbrella Company Inc
Cgi Windows and Doors, Inc.
Prime Enterprises, LLC
Synergy Custom Fixtures Corporation
Ic Industries, Inc.
Airguide Manufacturing LLC
Additionally, many small businesses and start-ups are based in Hialeah, providing a wide range of products and services.
In Hialeah, Florida there have been a number of machinery accidents that have caused serious injuries and even death. If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in one of these accidents, you may be entitled to compensation. Don’t hesitate to contact an attorney who can help you get compensation for your injuries.
|AccidentDate||Employer||City||State||Description||Injury||Body Part||Event||Injury Source||Other Injury Source|
|13/07/2021||XPO Logistics Freight, Inc.||Hialeah||Fl||An employee was assisting another truck driver with hooking his set of twin trailers. The employee was between trailers and was struck by the converter dolly. The employee sustained a fractured left foot/ankle requiring surgery.||Fractures||Foot (feet) and ankle(s)||Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area||Semi, tractor-trailer, tanker truck|
|24/06/2021||Werner Enterprises, Inc.||Hialeah Gardens||Fl||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.||Fractures||Ankle(s)||Struck by object or equipment rolling freely||Cages, cage racks||Truck-motorized freight hauling and utility|
|25/05/2021||Acme Sandblasting Inc||Hialeah||Fl||An employee was changing a hose on equipment. The hose crushed the tip of his right index finger, resulting in an amputation.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Contact with objects and equipment||Hoses|
|14/05/2021||G.B. Concrete Services , INC||Hialeah||Fl||An employee was hammering rebar using a sledgehammer in order to construct a sidewalk and struck his right index finger causing a fracture and contusion that required surgery and hospitalization.||Fractures||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker||Sledges, sledgehammers|
|16/04/2021||TREKKER TRACTOR, LLC||Hialeah Gardens||Fl||An employee was performing maintenance on a skid steer while standing in front of it. The seat fell forward and hit a control lever moving the skid steer forward. The skid steer caught the employee's leg and pants, knocked him down, and rolled over him causing pulmonary contusions and a fractured pelvis.||Fractures||Pelvis||Struck or run over by rolling powered vehicle||Skid steer loaders, mini loaders|
|16/04/2021||HORIZON CONTRACTORS, INC.||Hialeah||Fl||An employee was doing repair/maintenance work under a utility vehicle. A chair fell onto the vehicle's controls, and the vehicle ran over the left side of the employee's body, crushing it.||Crushing injuries||Multiple body parts||Struck or run over by rolling powered vehicle||Skid steer loaders, mini loaders|
|17/03/2021||Arona Home Essentials||Hialeah||Fl||An employee was strapping down merchandise in the back of a box truck. The strap did not lock down. When the employee pulled on it to make sure the merchandise was secured, its looseness caused him to fall backwards out of the truck to the ground and suffer a broken arm.||Fractures||Arm(s)||Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet||Delivery truck or van||Strapping|
|08/03/2021||DaVita Flamingo Park Kidney Center||Hialeah||Fl||A patient care technician's feet were tangled in a stool. The technician fell to the floor, suffered a broken hip, and was hospitalized.||Fractures||Hip(s)||Fall while sitting||Floor||Chairs|
|16/02/2021||Leon Medical Centers East Hialeah||Hialeah||Fl||An employee was walking toward the cafeteria when she tripped and fell to the floor, resulting in an injury to the right patella that required surgery.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Knee(s)||Fall on same level due to tripping over self||Floor|
|25/01/2021||HIALEAH METAL SPINNING, INC.||Hialeah||Fl||An employee was setting up a CNC machine. The machine crushed the employee's right ring and middle fingers.||Crushing injuries||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery||Metal, woodworking, and special material machinery|
|08/10/2020||OHL USA, Inc./Community Asphalt, Corp.||Hialeah||Fl||An employee climbed onto the back of the cones truck in order to secure a ice cooler and fell to the ground, suffering a forehead laceration and a broken finger.||Fractures||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Other fall to lower level||Truck-motorized freight hauling and utility||Floors, walkways, ground surfaces|
|07/10/2020||Majesty Foods LLC||Hialeah||Fl||An employee was removing dough from a machine when the machine blade amputated the upper section of the employee's left middle and ring fingers.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Mixers, blenders, whippers-food and beverage|
|12/05/2020||Continental Glass System LLC||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was operating an electric pallet jack that had glass on one side and was empty on the other side. When the pallet jack came to a stop, the glass shifted, came off the rack, and struck the employee, pinning him against another rack of glass. The employee suffered a head injury.||Intracranial injuries||Brain||Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part||Glass building materials||Pallet jack-powered|
|06/03/2020||Environmental Processing System, Inc.||Hialeah Gardens||Florida||An employee was greasing equipment while standing on a conveyor belt. When the equipment was powered on, the employee fell from the conveyor and struck his head and right hand. The employee sustained injuries to his right hand.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Hand(s)||Other fall to lower level||Conveyors-belt||Floors, walkways, ground surfaces|
|02/03/2020||MED Builders Corp||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was applying sealer on roofing paper. The employee stepped backward and fell through a skylight opening, landing about 18 feet below and suffering a cerebral hemorrhage, broken bones, and a lacerated liver and spleen.||Intracranial injuries and injuries to internal organs||Head and trunk||Fall through surface or existing opening 16 to 20 feet||Skylights||Floors, walkways, ground surfaces|
|24/02/2020||LATITE ROOFING AND SHEET METAL, LLC||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was using a squeegee to apply roofing paper on a commercial roof. The employee fell 7 feet onto a lower roof adjacent to the building and suffered bruised vertebrae.||Bruises, contusions||Nonclassifiable||Other fall to lower level 6 to 10 feet||Roofs||Roofs|
|21/01/2020||GILDA INDUSTRIES, INC.||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was doing maintenance work at an oven. As he cleaned one of the chains, his hand got caught and his left middle finger was amputated. He was hospitalized, undergoing surgery.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning||Ranges, cooking ovens, grills, toasters, food warmers|
|08/08/2019||United Postal Service||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was walking out of the facility when he tripped/slipped on an object on the floor, falling forward and hitting his head and left shoulder on the floor.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Multiple body parts||Fall on same level||Floor|
|26/07/2019||Ryder Dedicated Logistics||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was in a trailer moving a pallet of merchandise with a pallet jack when the shrink wrap around the boxes of merchandise came loose. The boxes then fell and struck the employee, causing him to fall from the back of the trailer to the ground. He broke his wrist.||Fractures||Wrist(s)||Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.||Boxes, crates, cartons||Plastic wrap|
|01/04/2019||CARL F. EWIG INCORPORATED||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was unloading cardboard from a flatbed truck when the employee missed a step and fell to the cement floor, injuring the right cheek and shoulder. The employee was hospitalized.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Multiple body parts||Other fall to lower level||Semi, tractor-trailer, tanker truck||Floor, n.e.c.|
|16/03/2019||Kabco Kitchens||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was cutting a piece of wood with a table saw. The saw blade cut the employee's hand. He was hospitalized, requiring surgery.||Cuts, lacerations||Hand(s)||Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment||Table saws|
|21/08/2018||Florida Power and Light||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was changing gloves while holding a drill when the drill trigger was pushed. The tool drilled into his left hand, causing a laceration and tendon damage to his pinky finger.||Cuts, lacerations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker||Drills-powered|
|28/06/2018||Inframark, LLC||Hialeah||Florida||An employee slipped and fell into a puddle of sulfuric acid resulting in a chemical burn.||Chemical burns and corrosions||Nonclassifiable||Exposure through intact skin, eyes, or other exposed tissue||Sulfuric acid|
|28/06/2018||Goodwill Industries||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was walking into the store, tripped over the front step and fell resulting in possible fractures.||Fractures||Nonclassifiable||Fall on same level while climbing stairs, steps, or curbs||Stairs, steps|
|27/06/2018||Southern Winds Hospital||Hialeah||Florida||An employee slipped and fell to the ground while walking in a puddle of water in the parking lot, fracturing the right ankle.||Fractures||Ankle(s)||Fall on same level due to slipping||Parking lot-paved||Water|
|16/06/2018||HIALEAH HOSPITAL, INC.||Hialeah||Florida||An employee fell while walking, suffering a brain bleed that required hospitalization.||Cerebral and other intracranial hemorrhages||Brain||Fall on same level||Floor|
|18/05/2018||CGI Windows Inc.||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was operating a punch press while holding an aluminum extrusion with both hands. He pressed the automatic push pedal with his foot, and his left hand was caught between the press and aluminum extrusion, breaking his left ring finger.||Fractures||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Punch presses|
|30/04/2018||Hialeah Housing Authority, Inc.||Hialeah||Florida||An employee painting from an A-frame ladder fell approximately 3 to 4 feet to the ground below, injuring his lower back and sustaining a head laceration requiring staples. He was hospitalized.||Cuts, lacerations||Cranial region||Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet||Step ladders|
|13/10/2017||ATLAS PAPER MILLS LLC||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was inspecting a paper machine when his right hand contacted the blade of an unguarded fan, partially amputating his right thumb.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment||Nonclassifiable|
|29/08/2017||DOWNRITE ENGINEERING CORP.||Hialeah Gardens||Florida||An employee suffered a heat-related illness while installing plumbing.||Effects of heat and light||BODY SYSTEMS||Exposure to environmental heat||Heat-environmental|
|04/08/2017||UPS, CO.||Hialeah||Florida||On 08/03/17, an employee was driving on a delivery route when he became ill due to dehydration, suffering lightheadedness and cramping. He was hospitalized for heat exhaustion.||Heat exhaustion, prostration||BODY SYSTEMS||Exposure to environmental heat||Heat-environmental|
|30/07/2017||Morrison Health Care, Inc.||Hialeah||Florida||An employee tripped over a floor mat and fell, sustaining a fractured left forearm.||Fractures||Forearm(s)||Fall on same level due to tripping over an object||Floor||Floor coverings- nonstructural|
|13/06/2017||COCA-COLA BEVERAGES FLORIDA, LLC||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was stocking product at a store when the employee's finger was caught and partially amputated between two packs of product.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment||Packages, parcels|
|11/05/2017||BUENA VISTA SECURITY AND PROTECTION AGENCY LLC||Hialeah||Florida||A security guard was assaulted by a person on a train, suffering a broken jaw and requiring hospitalization.||Fractures||Jaw, chin||Hitting, kicking, beating, shoving||Person, other than injured or ill worker|
|27/02/2017||Florida Fire One||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was working in a cage attached to a forklift approximately 18 feet in the air. The attachment fell and the employee suffered a fractured jaw.||Fractures||Jaw, chin||Fall from collapsing structure or equipment 16 to 20 feet||Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered|
|15/02/2017||Sears, Roebuck & Company||Hialeah||Florida||On February 15, 2017, at about 8:42 AM, an employee tripped on a pallet and fell, fracturing his right foot. He was hospitalized for surgery.||Fractures||Foot (feet)||Fall on same level due to tripping over an object||Floor||Skids, pallets|
|22/08/2016||ATLAS PAPER MILLS, LLC||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was hospitalized due to chemical burns on his leg, abdomen, and mid-section.||Chemical burns and corrosions||Multiple body parts||Exposure through intact skin, eyes, or other exposed tissue||Chemicals and chemical products|
|21/08/2016||La Carreta IV, Inc||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was frying food when he tripped and his hand submerged into a deep fryer, burning his left arm.||Heat (thermal) burns||Arm(s)||Fall on same level due to tripping||Floor||Co-worker or work associate of injured or ill worker|
|21/07/2016||USF FABRICATION INC||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was unjamming the vertical bandsaw and got wedged in a section of the machine resulting in a pelvic fracture.||Fractures||Pelvis||Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning||Band saws|
|15/07/2016||ATLAS PAPER MILLS||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was covering up equipment to keep it from getting wet in the rain. As the employee tried to tie up the cover his right hand was caught between a moving sprocket and chain resulting in a right pinky finger fracture and a laceration to the right ring finger.||Fractures||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery, n.e.c.||Machinery|
|14/06/2016||UPS||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was hospitalized after completing a delivery route due to dehydration.||Effects of heat and light, n.e.c.||BODY SYSTEMS||Exposure to environmental heat||Heat-environmental|
|09/06/2016||Walker Properties Services, LLC||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was installing a light fixture from a ladder when he received an electrical shock and fell to the ground, suffering broken teeth and a fractured right patella.||Fractures||Multiple body parts||Other fall to lower level||Movable ladders||Electric parts|
|28/04/2016||US Foundry and Manufacturing United States Foundry||Hialeah||Florida||On April 28, 2016, at 8:20 am, an employee was raising a cope pattern with a hoist to place under a drag plate. His hand was under the plate when the pattern fell on his left pinky fingertip.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.||Dies, molds, patterns||Overhead hoists|
|18/03/2016||Sapoznik Insurance & Associates||Hialeah||Florida||An employee descending a staircase tripped and fell approximately 5 steps, landing on her left side and suffering a head injury and fractures.||Fractures and other injuries, n.e.c.||Multiple body parts||Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet||Stairs, steps-indoors|
|26/12/2015||COMMUNITY ASPHALT CORP.||Hialeah||Florida||An employee was moving an LP gas tank to be used on a forklift when he lost his balance and fell from a 3-1/2 foot platform to the ground fracturing his right knee.||Fractures||Knee(s)||Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet||Machine platforms|
|27/03/2015||Tenet Healthcare||Hialeah||Florida||On or about 3/27/2015, at 10:00 AM, an employee was transporting a patient that was lying on a bed. While pushing/pulling the bed, the employee felt discomfort in the back area. The next day, the employee felt pain in his lower back that extended to his leg. The employee was hospitalized.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Lumbar region||Overexertion in pushing, pulling, or turning-single episode||Beds, mattresses|
|02/03/2015||Springer Roofing LLC||Hialeah||Florida||An employee tripped and fell, striking his head against the corner of the house. He was admitted to hospital for head lacerations and overnight observation.||Cuts, lacerations||Head||Fall on same level due to tripping||Floors, walkways, ground surfaces|
|19/01/2015||Publix Super Markets Inc.||Hialeah||Florida||An employee fell from a scissor lift loading platform.||Traumatic injuries and disorders||Nonclassifiable||Other fall to lower level||Aerial lifts, scissor lifts-except truck-mounted|
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