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clfs34 Florida
11/10/14 6:33 pm

I had a staple go thru the tip of my finger

ludophile following back from IL
11/10/14 3:22 pm

No, thankfully. I was robbed at gunpoint once on the job and attacked by a guy wielding a pair of scissors another time, but escaped unharmed in each incident.

krayzewolf New Hampshire
11/10/14 2:11 pm

Yes, but nothing more than cuts or bruises.

vin woof
11/10/14 2:05 pm

I had a bronze monumental sculpture fall on me and fractured one of my ribs.

BeachSt Coastal Virginia
11/10/14 1:31 pm

We had some squall move in like that (I just snapped my fingers). I ran to tie down boats and collect electrical equipment. As I was running, I stepped on a crater thing. Messed up my ankle for about a month. Never found out what happened.

Wes28 CBus
11/10/14 12:33 pm

A few times when I used to umpire and work at McDonalds.
Nothing serious though...and everything that happened at McDonalds was my fault anyway.

11/10/14 12:09 pm

Nothing requiring escalation to OSHA.

susanr Colorado
11/10/14 11:52 am

Several times but never really badly. The worst was an autoclave burn; totally my own fault, I reached to shut off an alarm just as I was opening the door, & I burned the crap out of my dominant hand. Pressurized steam burns are nasty. Once I fell

susanr Colorado
11/10/14 11:54 am

on an asphalt path just outside work, cut up my knee, & had to have a tetanus shot because of the dirt in the wound. Once I was bitten by a mouse &, again, had to have a tetanus shot. I named the mouse Mr Nasty after that.

EarlyBird Portland
11/10/14 11:31 am

Sorry to hear it Emily. :-(

FarmerManE djent
11/10/14 11:18 am

Not really injured, but my feet and ankles hurt like hell after standing all day

drunk ill be Bach
11/10/14 10:57 am

Nope. Safety first. Most workplace accidents are due to negligence.

11/10/14 10:35 am

I had hot fry grease splashed on my face when I worked at Wendy's as a teenager.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/10/14 9:40 am

Yes, but nothing big enough to need to go to the emergency room. Minor cuts, scrapes, bruises, and burns, a loud tone through the headset that caused temporary hearing loss, and an electrical shock that was pretty scary. Normal stuff.

ncbuc Get Over It
11/10/14 9:18 am

Several times. We work with very tiny and sharp instruments. Not uncommon to have small cuts. But nothing too serious. Yet...

Rainey 633 Stag Trail Road
11/10/14 8:52 am

I cut my thumb pretty good when I worked at a restaurant.

KudosToYou California
11/10/14 8:51 am

Ran over my left ankle with a pallet jack carrying two pallets full of watermelons.

Jeninerd Hoth, AK
11/10/14 8:41 am

I jabbed a box cutter about a half inch into my thunb. Hope you're okay!

bs75758 Michigan
11/10/14 8:16 am

I cut my self a couple of times when I worked as a grocery stocker. Both times required stitches.

LeDerpityDerp We are not our failures
11/10/14 8:12 am

I had to push in all these outside sale roll tainers and u-boats.. And one night they put too much soda on one and I was pushing it up a slight hill and hurt my back. I didn't report it or anything and the pain went after a few days though.

Emily33 North Carolina
11/10/14 8:16 am

I'm glad you were ok

LeDerpityDerp We are not our failures
11/10/14 8:28 am

Yeah me too. Otherwise that would have sucked not having reported it.

Emily33 North Carolina
11/10/14 8:07 am

A large filling cabinet fell on me at work today.

LeDerpityDerp We are not our failures
11/10/14 8:12 am

Are you ok and did you report it?

Emily33 North Carolina
11/10/14 8:13 am

Yep. I'm at the doctor they told me to go to to get checked out. My wrist is killing me.

imanag My heaven on Earth
11/10/14 8:28 am

Oh Emily, I hope it's okay. Keep us posted, please.

LeDerpityDerp We are not our failures
11/10/14 8:29 am

Well I hope you heal up quickly, that sucks. But I'm glad you reported it.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/10/14 9:45 am

I hope your wrist turns out to just hurt for a little while (that's bad enough), and isn't actually damaged. Having a file cabinet fall on you seems like it could be a really bad thing.

Emily33 North Carolina
11/10/14 12:22 pm

Its not broken, though I didn't think it was. They are treating it like a fracture and I have to wear a splint for a week.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/10/14 1:17 pm

Not broken is great news! Wait, a splint? It's not your wine hand is it?

Emily33 North Carolina
11/10/14 1:34 pm

Nope. I'm still good to drink wine :)

stickman46 NJ
11/10/14 1:43 pm

Have a good Merlot tonight - oh why wait have it now.