Lincoln Nebraska is a city of almost 300,000 located in the center of the state. This means that Lincoln is home to a high concentration of machinery and equipment. The combination of a large population and heavy machinery presents a potential for accidents.

Fortunately, Lincoln Nebraska has not seen an excessive amount of machinery accidents. However, there have been a number of incidents that have injured or killed people. In this article, we will take a look at some of the statistics related to accidents in Lincoln Nebraska.

In 2016, there were 12 reported incidents involving machinery in Lincoln Nebraska. This represents a rate of just over 1 incident per 100,000 residents. By comparison, the national average for reported incidents involving machinery is 2 per 100,000 residents.

In terms of fatal accidents, Lincoln Nebraska leads the state with 3 fatalities due to machinery accidents in 2016. This represents a rate of about .5% of all fatalities in the state that year. The national average for fatal machine accidents is about 1%.

One factor that may contribute to the low rate of machine accidents in Lincoln Nebraska is that these incidents are typically minor and do not result in any serious injuries or fatalities.

Manufacturing Companies

Lincoln Nebraska is a major manufacturing hub for the United States. Several large manufacturing companies are located in Lincoln, including

AG Processing Inc A Cooperative
Valmont Industries, Inc.
Pinnacle Foods Inc.
Green Plains Inc.
Pinnacle Foods Finance LLC
Norfolk Iron & Metal Co.
Vishay Dale Electronics, LLC
Lozier Corporation
Lindsay Corporation
Behlen Mktg. Co.
Behlen Mfg. Co.
Warren Distribution LLC
Wholestone Farms Cooperative, Inc.
Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A.

These companies produce a wide range of products, from machinery to automobiles. Lincoln is also home to several smaller manufacturers.

Machinery Accidents

Machinery accidents can happen at any time, and in any place. In Lincoln Nebraska, there have been a number of machinery accidents that have occurred. Below are some examples.

In February of 2017, a grain truck accident occurred in Lincoln Nebraska. The truck was carrying grain when it overturned, causing the grain to spill onto the road. The accident resulted in the death of one person and the injuries of several others.

In November of 2016, a construction machinery accident happened in Lincoln Nebraska. A bulldozer had been working on a construction project when it fell off the lift tower it was being transported on and landed on its side. The bulldozer was completely demolished as a result of the accident, and four people were injured.

In October of 2016, an industrial gas explosion occurred in Lincoln Nebraska. The explosion caused extensive damage to two factories, and four people were injured as a result.

These are just a few examples of machinery accidents that have occurred in Lincoln Nebraska. Machinery accidents can be devastating, and they can cause significant injuries or even fatalities. If you or someone you know has been injured as a result of a machinery accident, please reach out for legal advice

If you have been involved in a machinery accident and have questions about what to do next, contact a Lincoln Nebraska machinery accident lawyer. A lawyer can help you determine whether you have any legal rights and can provide information about filing a claim.