Industry Summary

Between 2014 and 2015, the Manufacturing industry saw employment growth of only 1.11%. There are an average of 36 workers at each of the 340,615 establishments in the United States. Over the past 5 years this industry has recorded an accident rate of over 2 times (0% more) the average for the Industry.

The accident investigation below was opened on Thursday, July 18th 2019 by OSHA representitives in Lumberton, NC which had occured previously at 142933 - Sanderson Farms, Inc. (Production Division). A 30 year old employee had been killed when the
OSHA ID118045.015
Accident Date2019-07-17
Accident DegreeFatality
NarrativeAt 3:36 p.m. on July 17, 2019, Employee #1 was manually unstrapping poultry cages on a semi trailer in the receiving area. The employee walked behind the trailer, and was backed over by the semi trailer and killed.
The accident investigation below was opened on Monday, April 15th 2019 by OSHA representitives in Greenville, MO which had occured previously at Kerry, Inc.. A 54 year old Furnace had been killed when the
OSHA ID115418.015
Accident Date2019-04-14
Accident DegreeFatality
NarrativeAt 1:15 a.m. on April 14, 2019, an employee was near a roof top exhaust fan when he fell from the roof. The employee sustained head injuries as well as other body fractures and was killed when he struck the ground.
OSHA investigators arrived in Amelia Court House, VA on Friday, March 1st 2019 and began an accident investigation at 141340 - Anderson Brothers Lumber Company, Incorporated. A 66 year old man working as a employee was killed on the job when the
OSHA ID116162.015
Accident Date2019-02-27
Accident DegreeFatality
NarrativeOn February 27, 2019, an employee accessed his truck (model number: 9200i) and trailer (model number: DGTC-45) that had been loaded with lumber the day before. After checking that the load was secure, he drove to the scheduled delivery site. The employee maneuvered the truck and trailer to an unloading area where he was met by a forklift driver. The employee exited the cab and used a pry bar to loosen the ratchet straps that secured the load and then threw the hooked end of the straps across the load. One of the straps, which was closest to the trucks cab became hung up on the lumber. As the employee climbed onto the trailer and worked to free the stuck strap, he lost his balance when the strap was dislodged. The employee fell backwards and fell from the truck, landing on his feet at first and then collapsing. He struck his head on the asphalt. Emergency services were called; however, the employee died from his injuries.

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Reporting Statistics

Inspection Records: 25113
Inspection Rate: 0.57
Violation Records:
Accident Records: 2157