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FATALITY ASSESSMENT AND CONTROL EVALUATION (FACE) PROGRAM

Through the Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program, NIOSH conducts investigations of fatal occupational injuries. The primary intent of this program is to provide interested users with access to the full text of hundreds of fatality investigation reports.

State FACE Reports: Michigan

The following reports are the products of our Cooperative State partners and are presented here in their original unedited form from the states. The findings and conclusions in each report are those of the individual Cooperative State partner and do not necessarily reflect the views or policy of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

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Report No. Incident State Title

2012MI121 MI Pipefitter dies when excavation wall collapses, causing water tank to rotate and pin him against excavation wall.
2012MI059 MI Land owner pinned by tractor bucket when working in ditch.
2012MI033 MI Handyman died when tree he was felling split vertically and struck him.
2012MI008 MI Farm laborer died when struck by front end loader bucket.
2011MI006 MI Farmer died when front end loader bucket struck propane tank hidden by snow.
2010MI144 MI Hispanic roofer dies after falling through an improperly secured roof hatch cover.
2010MI137 MI Carpenter died from extension ladder fall.
2010MI069 MI Hispanic male farm laborer electrocuted in potato field.
2010MI038 MI Heavy equipment operator killed when ejected from cab.
2010MI034 MI Inmate struck by a falling elm snag.
2010MI021 MI Farmer grading field pinned under overturned tractor.
2010MI013 MI Tub refinisher died due to methylene chloride overexposure while stripping a bathtub.
2010MI006 MI Maintenance supervisor killed by fall while changing light bulb.
2009MI085 MI Truck driver struck by semi-tractor when walking in parking lot.
2009MI082 MI Golf course mechanic died when struck by falling ash tree.
2009MI049 MI Commercial roofer died when struck by a falling load of palletized roofing material.
2009MI009 MI Construction laborer pinned under tire of articulated machine.
2008MI171 MI Laborer died during test drive of four-wheel all terrain vehicle (ATV).
2008MI169 MI Air museum volunteer died from complications of a head injury sustained after falling from an aircraft tug.
2008MI135 MI Farmer drowned while removing stop logs from water level control structure.
2008MI134 MI Farmer entangled in unguarded rotating motor drive-shaft on farm-modified ear-corn elevator.
2008MI128 MI Farmer died when portable elevator fell onto him.
2008MI121 MI 59-Year-old male worker at a fruit storage facility died after entering a controlled atmosphere storage room.
2008MI095 MI Tow truck driver dies when pinned under car.
2008MI062 MI Machinist dies when he came into contact with a rotating vertical cutting head of a gantry mill.
2008MI040 MI Municipal truck driver dies after being backed over by dump truck.
2008MI037 MI Lineman electrocuted when he contacted 7,200-volt power line.
2008MI015 MI Construction worker dies from 69-foot fall through roof opening.
2008MI010 MI Manufacturing traffic supervisor dies when struck by forklift.
2008MI009 MI Journeyman mason dies after stepping backward off a raised mobile scaffold.
2008MI005 MI Roll-off container truck driver electrocuted when raised tilt frame contacted overhead line.
2008MI003 MI Steel mill supervisor pulled from catwalk by contact with belt conveyor.
2008MI001 MI Pipe technician killed by coke oven gas pipe explosion.
2007MI172 MI Roofer dies from fall off residential roof.
2007MI169 MI Supervisor/foreman struck by a pickup truck while placing channelizer drum in road.
2007MI136 MI Hotel assistant manager dies due to a fall from a ladder during installation of wood trim.
2007MI106 MI Iron worker dies when struck by falling steel header beam.
2007MI079 MI Housekeeper died from complications sustained after falling down residential stairs.
2007MI073 MI Journeyman lineman run over by off-road vehicle while directing the vehicle onto a transport trailer.
2007MI044 MI Farmer dies when his tractor was rear-ended by a semi.
2007MI024 MI Pipefitter/project foreman died when struck by ruptured sewer pipe/mechanical plug.
2007MI013 MI Construction foreman dies from fall while climbing the tower of a hydromobile scaffold.
2007MI011 MI Career fire fighter dies after ejection from his fire engine when it was struck by a vehicle.
2007MI007 MI Carpenter dies after fall from a ladder that slipped from its base while positioned on frozen sand.
2006MI209 MI Heavy equipment operator dies after being pinned between the boom and cab of an excavator.
2006MI207 MI Apprentice lineman dies when the vibratory plow he was operating struck a high pressure natural gas line.
2006MI205 MI Farmer dies leading heifer toward a loading chute to a livestock trailer.
2006MI204 MI Security guard died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning.
2006MI201 MI Journeyman pipefitter dies when struck in chest while removing vic fitting end cap from a pressurized pipe.
2006MI193 MI Field technician dies when struck by geofoam block.
2006MI188 MI Welder dies during welding repair inside of cargo tank compartment.
2006MI185 MI Truck driver electrocuted when raised long-bed dump trailer contacted 4,800-volt overhead power line.
2006MI174 MI Hispanic laborer dies as a result of a trench collapse.
2006MI135 MI Unrestrained custom spray applicator died when ejected from a self-propelled sprayer after sprayer struck an oncoming semi-truck trailer.
2006MI117 MI Male siding installer dies after falling from a roof while installing a J channel on a dormer.
2006MI096 MI Ground man for milling operation dies when struck by a dump truck backing into work zone.
2006MI068 MI Surveyor dies when struck by oncoming vehicle.
2006MI066 MI Logger killed when struck by lodged tree that fell.
2006MI009 MI Machine operator dies after being struck by a shredder grate during shredding machine maintenance.
2006MI007 MI Forklift driver pinned under an overturned forklift dies.
2006MI006 MI Truck driver killed after falling through unprotected skylight.
2006MI004 MI 29-year old male Hispanic landscape laborer dies when nine foot deep trench collapses.
2006MI001 MI Female firefighter dies when struck by an out-of-control pickup truck on an icy interstate highway.
2005MI163 MI Construction laborer dies after falling from ladder.
2005MI123 MI Truck driver dies when straw bales fall off truck and strike him.
2005MI095 MI Municipal tree trimmer dies when falling tree limb struck him.
2005MI089 MI Retired teacher/farmer dies when pinned under overturned tractor.
2005MI088 MI 69-year-old male construction contractor dies after falling from open folding chair he was standing on.
2005MI084 MI Worker dies in trench collapse.
2005MI078 MI Forklift operator dies when head caught in lowering mast.
2005MI077 MI Race car fuel dispenser operator killed when methanol tank exploded.
2005MI066 MI Quality control operator dies after falling into cherry processing brine tank.
2005MI065 MI Hispanic brick mason electrocuted when rerod contacts powerline.
2005MI064 MI Farmer pinned under left rear tire of industrial tractor-loader with backhoe.
2005MI060 MI Golf course worker dies after being pinned under an overturned tee box mower.
2005MI051 MI Carpenter dies after he jumped/lost balance from an unsecured ladder that fell due to a wind gust.
2005MI046 MI Lawn technician dies when pinned between motorized spreader handles and roof of work van.
2005MI045 MI Tow truck operator dies when car being driven by intoxicated driver leaves road and strikes him.
2005MI026 MI Tow truck operator pinned under sport utility vehicle when working under it.
2005MI024 MI Owner of excavating company dies when excavator overturns into water/mud of gravel pit.
2004MI223 MI Young adult female waitress died from an asthma attack while working in a bar.
2004MI180 MI Mill hand dies when drill was thrown from shattered hardened steel tool extension and strikes him in chest.
2004MI176 MI 6-year-old youth dies when he was run over by a skid-steer loader driven by his 9-year-old brother.
2004MI160 MI Carpenter dies when eight-foot trench wall collapses during sewer pipe replacement.
2004MI130 MI 52-year-old female janitor died as a result of a vapor flashback while using flammable lacquer thinner to remove carpet glue from concrete basement floor.
2004MI108 MI Farmer died when run over by rear wheel when he started the tractor while standing on the ground.
2004MI107 MI Engineering technician dies when backed over by cement mixer.
2004MI093 MI Farmer died when run over by tractor's rear wheel and chopper.
2004MI074 MI Millwright dies when struck by uncontrolled, flailing crane cable.
2004MI066 MI Landscaper died when the arms of a skid-steer loader crushed his upper body and head.
2003MI202 MI Farmer died when crushed between tractor steering wheel and enclosed feed auger.
2003MI193 MI Farmer died when electrocuted while welding feed bunker wagon.
2003MI179 MI Welder dies from fall off rigging.
2003MI160 MI Laborer died after 2000-pound flexible tote bag falls on him.
2003MI146 MI Electrician dies from being pinned between iron pipe and articulated boom-supported aerial work platform control panel.
2003MI134 MI Farmer died when tractor overturns to side while on a hill.
2003MI108 MI Farmer dies when grain in grain bin engulfs him.
2003MI103 MI Farmer dies when tractor with front-end loader overturns in ditch and pins him.
2003MI098 MI Farmer dies when pinned by flail mower.
2003MI080 MI Pyrotechnician dies when struck in head by firework while putting on a display.
2003MI079 MI Department of Public Works employee electrocuted attempting to read a water meter located behind an apartment boiler.
2003MI067 MI Farmer dies when he was pinned between the tractor seat and a tree in a ditch near his soybean field.
2003MI066 MI Farmer dies when he is crushed under overturned tractor in ditch.
2003MI053 MI Farm owner crushed underneath rotary mower while changing blades and untangling wire wrapped on cutting blades.
2003MI052 MI Farm youth died when he became entangled in an unguarded PTO shaft.
2003MI029 MI Co-owner of metal forge shop dies when an ejected piece of steel used as a stop block in a full revolution press strikes him in the chest.
2003MI025 MI DPW worker run over by pickup truck exiting the vehicle to open an overhead garage door.
2003MI022 MI Indoor amusement manager killed when struck by a moving roller coaster.
2003MI020 MI School custodian dies from blood clots after fall from ladder.
2003MI018 MI Manager of after-market truck bed liner store dies of asthmatic attack after spraying van with isocyanate-based truck bed Liner.
2003MI005 MI Worker dies as a result of being struck and pinned between two vehicles while repairing potholes.
2002MI208 MI Laborer electrocuted when antenna on top of steel pole building contacts 14400-volt energized line.
2002MI157 MI Hispanic laborer dies when dump mechanism of lift truck activates and crushes him between the truck bed bulkhead and bridge beam.
2002MI152 MI Guardrail post pounder operator electrocuted when hammer boom contacts energized overhead electrical line.
2002MI151 MI Farm laborer killed when he became entangled in an unguarded PTO shaft.
2002MI143 MI Farmer asphyxiated due to lack of oxygen after entering an oxygen limiting silo 3 days after filling.
2002MI140 MI Farm hand run over by tractor while starting the tractor while standing on the ground.
2002MI121 MI Electrocution of family member when welding on rotary disc mower on farm.
2002MI120 MI Farmer killed when his tractor leaves public road shoulder and overturns into a ditch.
2002MI119 MI Inside wireman electrician electrocuted working on exterior light pole.
2002MI106 MI Highway worker killed by passenger vehicle while setting up highway work zone warning signal.
2002MI090 MI Journeyman pipefitter killed when struck in head by grooved end cap under pressure.
2002MI075 MI Landscape mowing assistant dies from heat stroke.
2002MI060 MI Millwright dies from fall off ladder.
2002MI040 MI Truck driver killed when front-end loader secured by chains on a lowboy trailer broke free and rolled onto cab.
2002MI029 MI Farmer died after being struck while seated on the tractor by an unrestrained rectangular haylage bale that fell out of an elevated front-end loader bucket that independently elevated.
2002MI028 MI Rigger killed when equipment being unloaded from a semi-trailer fell from the high-lift fork truck and landed on him.
2002MI016 MI Rig hand entangled in rotating drive shaft while hanging light in rig structure.
2001MI094 MI Bridge painter dies when he falls out of an unsecured rough terrain forklift scaffold platform.
2001MI068 MI Worker falls from wooden pallet during remodeling work at a fruit processing facility.
2001MI064 MI Restaurant maintenance worker wedged between sump pump pipe support bar and sump pump crock rim.
2001MI061 MI Two individuals overcome by hydrogen sulfide gas while cleaning a farm facility water well with 28% liquid muriatic acid.
2001MI058 MI Farmer run over by a tractor and/or manure spreader.
2001MI056 MI Grader operator run over by rear tire while jumpstarting grader.
2001MI047 MI Corrections officer dies when he falls off ladder while supervising prison work crew.
2001MI039 MI Logger killed while freeing maple log with chainsaw during skidding operation.
2001MI038 MI Maintenance worker struck in head by exploding pressurized tank.
2001MI029 MI Farmer crushed between lift arms and frame of skid-steer loader.
2001MI025 MI Delivery man struck by vehicle while stopped on roadway to change delivery van flat tire.
2001MI022 MI Truck driver dies in excavation cave-in during diesel tank removal.
2001MI015 MI Farmer pinned beneath tractor overturned to the rear.
2001MI011 MI Machinist struck and killed by fragments from ruptured steam turbine housing.
2001MI008 MI Welder struck by falling steel frame.
2001MI006 MI Pastor struck by falling roof ice dam, subsequently died from complications.
2001MI003 MI Operator crushed between a rotating barrel and its hoist support bar.
2001MI002 MI Mold setter's head struck by a cycling single-side gantry robot.
2001MI001 MI Operator pinned between the hydraulic tilt cylinder housing and the frame of a skid-steer loader.

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