In McKinney Texas, there have been a number of machinery accidents in which people were injured. Some of these accidents occurred as a result of negligent or reckless behavior on the part of the operators of the machinery. In many cases, the machines were not properly maintained or operated. In other cases, the machines were being used in an unsafe manner. Regardless of the cause, these accidents resulted in injuries to many people.
If you are injured as a result of a machinery accident in McKinney Texas, you may be able to hold the operator of the machine responsible for your injuries. You may also be able to claim damages from the manufacturer or distributor of the machine. If you have any questions about your legal rights following a machinery accident in McKinney Texas, please contact an attorney.
McKinney, TX is home to a variety of manufacturing companies, including major players in the automotive, aerospace and electronics industries. Some of the largest and most well-known companies headquartered in McKinney include
|Encore Wire Corporation
Emerson Process Management Regulator Technologies, Inc.
Vertrauen Chemie Solutions, Inc.
Watson & Chalin Manufacturing, Inc.
Spence Engineering Company, Inc.
Leon’s Fine Foods, Inc.
BBC Biochemical Corporation
|Primo Microphones, Inc.
PRC-Desoto International, Inc
B&B Roadway & Security Solutions, LLC
KVP International, Inc.
Anchor Graphics, Inc.
K & K Chemical Company Inc
If you are looking for a location that is home to a diverse range of manufacturing companies, then you should definitely check out McKinney, Texas. Not only does this city have a number of leading players in the industry, but it is also located in one of the most important industrial areas in the country.
In McKinney, Texas, there have been several machinery accidents that have caused serious injuries or death. If you or someone you know has been injured in a machinery accident, it is important to speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. Depending on the specifics of your case, there may be grounds for significant compensation. The sooner you contact an attorney, the better chance you have of getting the maximum amount of money from the responsible party.
Here are recent accidents in McKinney Texas.
|AccidentDate||Employer||City||State||Description||Injury||Body Part||Event||Injury Source||Other Injury Source|
|13/11/2021||Garney Holding Company||Mckinney||Tx||A Garney Holding Company employee was helping maneuver an 84-inch pipe being installed in a 14-foot trench excavation. The employee was using PVC tubing to tilt the pipe downward to cross under a utility line; the tubing lost contact with the pipe, causing the employee to slide downward and make contact with the pipe, then the bottom of the trench. The employee's right ankle was broken.||Fractures||Ankle(s)||Fall through surface or existing opening 11 to 15 feet||Ditches, channels, trenches, excavations||Plastic, PVC, or rubber pipes and tubing|
|11/11/2021||Encore Wire Corporation||Mckinney||Tx||An employee was changing a spool on a machine. While the employee was lining the adjustable drive rod up with the drive rod hole in the reel, and closing the pintles into the reel's arbor hole, the employee's right little finger was pinched between the collar of the pintle and the arbor hole. The employee suffered a partial amputation (without bone loss) to the finger.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects||Machinery|
|10/10/2021||Encore Wire Corporation||Mckinney||Tx||An employee was driving a forklift when it collided with a steel storage rack system. His right hand was pinned between the shelves and the forklift's overhead guard, and he suffered fingertip amputations.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Part of occupant’s body caught between vehicle and other object in nonroadway transport incident||Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered||Racks-garment and other|
|26/05/2021||Rudy Mora LLC||Mckinney||Tx||An employee was performing masonry work on a residential home while working on a scaffold near an overhead powerline. The employee was electrocuted by the powerline and suffered injuries that required hospitalization.||Electrocutions, electric shocks||BODY SYSTEMS||Direct exposure to electricity, greater than 220 volts||Power lines, transformers, convertors|
|30/04/2021||Encore Wire Corporation||Mckinney||Tx||An employee was removing a motor. The motor fell suddenly, swung sideways on wires it was connected to, and struck the employee's head. The employee suffered a head laceration and a concussion.||Concussions||Brain||Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld, n.e.c.||Motors other than vehicle|
|27/04/2021||McCourt Equipment Incorporated||Mckinney||Tx||An employee was replacing a drive motor on a telestacker. When he removed the motor, the telestacker started to roll downhill. One of its wheels pinned the employee, who suffered broken legs.||Fractures||Leg(s)||Struck or run over by rolling powered vehicle||Pallet jack-powered|
|08/04/2021||OnSite Commercial Construction||Mckinney||Tx||An employee was removing a wall brace when a telehandler tire caught the employee's jeans and pulled him down to the concrete floor. The tire then ran over the employee's left foot and crushed it.||Crushing injuries||Foot (feet)||Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area||Industrial vehicle, material hauling and transport-powered, n.e.c||Blouses, shirts, dresses, trousers, skirts|
|03/04/2021||Encore Wire Corporation||Mckinney||Tx||An employee was working with another employee on the wire spooling machine. The employee's leg was caught on the wire being spooled, causing the employee to fall and break his leg.||Fractures||Leg(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Winders, unwinders|
|06/02/2021||WELLPATH LLC||Mckinney||Tx||A nurse was struck in the head by a patient and fell to the floor. The employee sustained a skull fracture and a broken leg.||Fractures||Multiple body parts||Hitting, kicking, beating, shoving||Patient|
|06/01/2021||Dynacraft, a Paccar Company||Mckinney||Tx||An employee was adjusting end caps on a fuel tank when the end cap clamps were activated, causing the employee's right thumb tip to be pinched between a cylinder and the end cap and resulting in an amputation.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery||Machinery|
|17/10/2020||IDG Services||Mckinney||Tx||An employee fell off a ladder while spraying ceilings with paint. The employee suffered a broken left arm.||Fractures||Arm(s)||Other fall to lower level||Movable ladders||Floor, n.e.c.|
|05/10/2020||TimberBlindMetroShade||Mckinney||Tx||An employee was cutting a window blind when the saw jammed. As the employee tried to unjam the saw, the blade lacerated her right index finger and amputated her thumb.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning||Sawing machinery-stationary|
|21/07/2020||PCI Utilities LLC||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was pushing electrical wire through an underground conduit. The electrical wire arc-flashed with a switch gear and the employee sustained burns to the hands and face.||Electrical burns||Multiple body parts||Direct exposure to electricity||Electrical wiring-building|
|17/07/2020||Nature Nates||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was reversing a forklift into a parking spot when the employee became dizzy and lost control of the forklift. The employee collided with a rack and sustained a lower left leg fracture and laceration.||Fractures||Lower leg(s)||Part of occupant’s body caught between vehicle and other object in nonroadway transport incident||Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered||Racks-garment and other|
|29/05/2020||Santiago Romero||Mckinney||Texas||Two employees fell off of scaffolding while installing drywall. They were hospitalized with broken legs.||Fractures||Leg(s)||Other fall to lower level||Scaffolds-staging||Floors, walkways, ground surfaces|
|18/05/2020||Lhoist North America of Texas, Inc.||Mckinney||Texas||After driving and delivering product, an employee returned from a customer site and experienced cramps that did not go away. The employee was hospitalized due to dehydration.||Effects of heat and light, n.e.c.||BODY SYSTEMS||Exposure to environmental heat||Heat-environmental|
|06/05/2020||One Source Building Services||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was removing a small piece of drywall that also had a ceramic tile attached. After it was removed from its metal stud framing, the material fell toward the floor, and the ceramic tile cut through his work boot and lacerated the top of his left foot.||Cuts, lacerations||Foot (feet)||Struck by object or equipment dropped by injured worker||Construction debris|
|28/04/2020||Encore Wire||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was starting up a reel on a wire packaging machine when a loop in the wire wrapped around his pinky finger. As the reel was turning to wrap around the drum, the loop tightened around his pinky finger and lacerated it, resulting in a pinky fingertip amputation.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Packaging, wrapping, bundling machinery|
|15/01/2020||PCI Utilities LLC||Mckinney||Texas||An employee slipped and fell on wet concrete paving, suffering a broken hip.||Fractures||Hip(s)||Fall on same level due to slipping||Street, road, driveway-paved||Liquids|
|13/01/2020||Discovery Acquisition Services, LLC||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was operating an auger when the employee was pulled into the auger, suffering broken ribs and a broken right arm and wrist.||Fractures||Multiple body parts||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Machinery|
|12/01/2020||Costco Wholesale||Mckinney||Texas||An employee fell and broke his hip while helping a customer push his vehicle in a gas station area.||Fractures||Hip(s)||Fall on same level, n.e.c.||Floors, walkways, ground surfaces|
|06/08/2019||Hull Associates||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was using a circular saw to cut roofing decking. The saw became stuck, then came loose and cut the employee's right and left forearms.||Cuts, lacerations||Forearm(s)||Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker||Saws-powered, except chainsaws|
|16/07/2019||Encore Wire||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was running the hand coiler when his thumb made contact with a turning flange on the reel and his left thumb tip was amputated.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Metal, woodworking, and special material machinery|
|31/05/2019||Encore Wire Corporation||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was locating a dog pin in the reel when their finger was caught between the dog pin and wire reel, resulting in a fingertip amputation.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects||Nonclassifiable|
|23/01/2019||AccentCare, Inc.||Mckinney||Texas||While walking into an office building, an employee tripped and fell over a construction fence near the entrance. The employee suffered a broken leg.||Fractures||Leg(s)||Fall on same level due to tripping over an object||Floors, walkways, ground surfaces||Fences, fence panels, gates|
|06/09/2018||TPC Craig Ranch||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was using a push mower to mow a sloped portion of grass when he slipped and his left foot slid under the mower. The rotating plastic blades then lacerated his foot, and he was hospitalized.||Cuts, lacerations||Foot (feet)||Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment||Lawn mowers-nonriding, powered|
|16/08/2018||Preload LLC.||Mckinney||Texas||An employee experienced stomach cramps due to heat-related injuries, requiring hospitalization.||Effects of heat and light||BODY SYSTEMS||Exposure to environmental heat||Heat-environmental|
|13/07/2018||Encore Wire Corporation||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was lifting reels of wire from the floor onto a golf cart. The employee suffered a fractured vertebra in the lower back.||Fractures||Lumbar region||Overexertion in lifting-single episode||Reels, rolls, spools, coils, cones|
|08/06/2018||Encore Wire Corporation||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was cleaning slag from a vessel containing molten copper. The slag and molten copper splashed onto the employee's left foot burning it.||Heat (thermal) burns||Foot (feet)||Contact with hot objects or substances||Molten or hot metals, slag|
|22/05/2018||Otis Elevator Company||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was hoisting an elevator platform when the rope broke, causing the elevator to fall into the pit. The employee's left index finger was then caught between the elevator platform and the rail (where the elevator moves up and down), resulting in an amputation to the second knuckle.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery-other than vehicle part||Elevators||Material and personnel handling machinery|
|27/04/2018||North Dallas Honey Co||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was simultaneously disconnecting a plug from its power supply and a plug from a barrel crushing machine when his hands crossed and he received a 480-volt electrical shock.||Electrocutions, electric shocks||BODY SYSTEMS||Direct exposure to electricity, greater than 220 volts||Power cords, electrical cords, extension cords|
|05/04/2018||G-Con Manufacturing||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was performing a take-off above a ceiling measuring duct. The ceiling was 2 x 10 plywood decking with plywood below. He walked off the plywood and slipped and fell through the sheetrock ceiling, striking and lacerating his head on a pile of material.||Cuts, lacerations||Head||Fall through surface or existing opening||Ceilings|
|03/04/2018||BB & S Construction Co.||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was installing wall ties when he stepped on a non-scaffold-grade board and fell approximately 20 feet through to the ground below. He suffered back pain and was hospitalized.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Back, including spine, spinal cord||Fall through surface or existing opening 16 to 20 feet||Scaffolds-staging|
|15/03/2018||Lone Star Reel, Inc.||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was holding a nail gun as he placed plywood down to get cut. He then stepped on a rail, lost his balance, and fell. As he fell, the nail gun shot a nail into his right knee, requiring hospitalization.||Puncture wounds, except gunshot wounds||Knee(s)||Other fall to lower level||Nonclassifiable|
|27/02/2018||Space City Construction, Inc||Mckinney||Texas||While installing sheet metal decking to the second floor of a three-story commercial storage unit being built, an employee fell approximately 10 feet to the concrete floor below and landed on sheet metal siding, suffering fractured vertebrae.||Fractures||Nonclassifiable||Other fall to lower level 6 to 10 feet||Structures and surfaces|
|30/09/2017||Gay & Son Masonry, LP||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was climbing onto a scaffold when he tripped on bricks laying on the scaffolding platform and fell approximately 6 feet to the ground below, fracturing multiple right-side ribs and contusing his thorax. He was hospitalized.||Fractures||Chest, except internal location of diseases or disorders||Other fall to lower level 6 to 10 feet||Scaffolds-staging||Bricks and pavers|
|10/09/2017||Encore Wire Corporation||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was changing out a roller for a steel band on the drive mechanism of a rod mill when the machine caught his glove and pulled his hand into the roller. Friction from the roller caused a burn and pulled some of his skin off.||Avulsions, enucleations||Hand(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery||Milling machines||Belts, gloves, neckties, scarves|
|22/08/2017||People Ready||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was bitten by a spider.||Traumatic injuries and disorders||Nonclassifiable||Bites and stings||Spiders, scorpions|
|09/06/2017||MARIO SINACOLA & SONS EXCAVATING INC.||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was walking on top of a bridge beam when he was bumped off by a forklift. He fell 10 feet and injured his right humerus.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Upper arm(s)||Other fall to lower level 6 to 10 feet||Girders, beams, structural steel||Forklift, order picker, platform truck-powered|
|17/04/2017||Encore Wire Corporation||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was clearing grass from the discharge chute of a lawnmower and amputated his right thumb, index and middle fingers.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning||Mowing machinery|
|27/02/2017||United Parcel Service||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was sorting packages and felt back pain.||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury||Back, including spine, spinal cord||Overexertion in lifting, lowering||Packages, parcels|
|21/02/2017||Rosser Interest, Inc.||Mckinney||Texas||An employee on a bakers scaffold fell while attempting to remove a light fixture. The employee's head struck the floor and suffered a contusion, requiring hospitalization.||Bruises, contusions||Head||Other fall to lower level||Scaffolds-self-supporting staging|
|05/08/2016||Fast Offices Installation, LLC||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was folding back a lift gate attached to a moving truck when his hand was caught in the gate, crushing all four fingers and requiring surgery.||Crushing injuries||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment||Truck-motorized freight hauling and utility, n.e.c|
|04/08/2016||RAYTHEON||Mckinney||Texas||An employee's finger was caught and amputated in a hydraulic gate lift.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects||Gates|
|30/06/2016||Haynes Landscape||Mckinney||Texas||An employee mowing lawns was hospitalized for heat stress.||Effects of heat and light||BODY SYSTEMS||Exposure to environmental heat||Heat-environmental|
|16/06/2016||Popular Ink Corporation||Mckinney||Texas||While attempting to clear up material that was bunching up in a rewinder machine, an employee's finger was amputated in an ingoing nip point.||Amputations||Finger(s), fingernail(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning||Slitters, winders-paper production|
|02/02/2016||TYG Products, LP||Mckinney||Texas||While working on a painting assembly line, an employee was injured when an automated door closed as the employee was trying to pull out a part. The employee suffered broken ribs.||Fractures||Chest, except internal location of diseases or disorders||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Doors, except garage and vehicle|
|29/01/2016||BOSWORTH STEEL ERECTORS, INC.||Mckinney||Texas||Employee was hospitalized after burning his legs while welding structural steel. Hot slag caught the acetylene tank on fire.||Heat (thermal) burns||Leg(s)||Ignition of vapors, gases, or liquids||Chemicals||Molten or hot metals, slag|
|25/01/2016||WRIGHT CONSTRUCTION COMPANY||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was using a gas-powered cutoff saw to cut a 2-foot section out of a 42-inch diameter storm drain pipe when the saw kicked back. The saw blade struck and lacerated the employee's right facial cheek, requiring hospitalization.||Cuts, lacerations||Cheek(s)||Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker||Saws-powered, except chainsaws|
|05/12/2015||Encore Wire Corporation||Mckinney||Texas||An employee was operating a rigid cable machine when his left hand got caught between a wire and a capstan sheave. While attempting to free his hand, he amputated his left middle and ring fingertips.||Amputations||Fingertip(s)||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation||Metal, woodworking, and special material machinery|
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