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: Struck, caught, or crushed in collapsing structure, equipment, or material, n.e.c. at Recycling Technology Consultants, LLC in Houston, Texas
An employee was tasked with cutting a bale that had a combination of plastic and cardboard. He was using a pair of shears to cut the wire banding when the bale collapsed onto his left leg, breaking his femur. He was hospitalized.
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|Struck, caught, or crushed in collapsing structure, equipment, or material, n.e.c.
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