This OSHA Injury Report was compiled directly from data that is publicly available from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA Injury Reports can be helpful in understanding the types of workplace injury claims involving defective products or malfunctioning equipment in the workplace.
The manufacturers of defective equipment or machinery resulting in a worker injury may be found to be negligent and liable for damages in a separate civil lawsuit. You may be able to recover damages on top of a workers’ comp claim if injured in a job accident caused, in part, by a third party. These third party personal injury cases should be given responsible legal guidance.
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Report: Caught in running equipment or machinery, unspecified at Smith International, Inc. in Houston, Texas
An employee had been machining a part on a vertical lathe. The employee was discovered inside the housing of the machine, having suffered a broken neck, jaw, and ribs, a punctured lung and multiple lacerations. The employee was hospitalized.
|Fractures and other injuries, n.e.c.
|Part of Body
|Head, neck, and trunk
|Caught in running equipment or machinery, unspecified
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