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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: West Virginia

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

2004WV001 WV Timber cutter dies after being struck from behind by a tree which became entangled with the tree he was felling in West Virginia.
2003WV045 WV Timber cutter dies after being struck by elevated butt of previously felled tree which dropped as he walked under it in West Virginia.
2003WV044 WV Tractor owner dies after being pinned by tractor attachment which fell on him during disassembly in West Virginia.
2003WV022 WV Logging site heavy equipment operator dies after being pinned by the dozer he was operating in West Virginia.
2003WV012 WV Logging company owner dies after being struck by a set-back as he began topping another tree in West Virginia.
2003WV001 WV Farmer dies following a tractor rollover in West Virginia.
2002WV040 WV Logger in training dies after being struck by a previously felled tree which rolled off of a bank in West Virginia.
2002WV024 WV Part-time farmer dies following a tractor rollover in West Virginia.
2002WV018 WV Timber cutter dies after being struck by the tree he was felling in West Virginia.
2002WV009 WV West Virginia dozer operator dies after being struck-by a tree which was pushed over by the worker he was training.
2002WV007 WV Worker dies after being run over by the skidder he was operating in West Virginia.
2002WV003 WV Part-time farmer dies following a tractor rollover in West Virginia.
2002WV002 WV Dairy farmer dies following a tractor rollover while trying to roll-start tractor in West Virginia.
2001WV060 WV Livestock farmer dies following a tractor rollover in West Virginia.
2001WV034 WV Timber cutter dies after being pinned by the tree he was felling in West Virginia.
2000WV012 WV Operator dies after being run over by his bulldozer in West Virginia.
2000WV011 WV Maintenance supervisor dies after being pinned between dump body and truck frame during troubleshooting inspection West Virginia.
1999WV038 WV Tree feller dies after being struck by snag while felling tree in West Virginia.
1999WV035 WV Rental property general laborer dies following a tractor roll over in West Virginia.
1999WV033 WV Tree feller dies after being struck by entangled tree while felling tree in West Virginia.
1999WV026 WV Tree feller dies after being struck by tree being felled in West Virginia.
1999WV025 WV Dairy farm worker dies following a tractor rollover in West Virginia.
1999WV020 WV Logging company owner dies after being struck by log that fell from logging truck in West Virginia.
1999WV005 WV Tree feller dies after being struck by limb of tree being felled in West Virginia.
1998WV029 WV Dump truck driver dies in West Virginia after being pinned between dump body and truck frame during trouble shooting inspection.
1998WV028 WV Tree feller dies in West Virginia after being struck by boulder that rolled down hillside.
1998WV015 WV Tree cutter dies after being struck by log that fell from logging truck in West Virginia.
1998WV002 WV Bulldozer operator/logger crushed when struck by falling tree in West Virginia.
1997WV073 WV Paramedic dies in West Virginia following a fall from a bridge.
1997WV057 WV Farmer dies following a tractor rollover in West Virginia.
1997WV056 WV Log cutter dies in West Virginia after being struck by a limb from a dead tree.
1997WV055 WV Roofer dies in West Virginia following a fall from a roof.
1997WV041 WV Bulldozer operator/logger crushed by crawler bulldozer after pulling logging truck from mud on logging road in West Virginia.
1997WV034 WV Pipefitter testing chill water lines dies following an unexpected pressure release which resulted in a four-foot fall from a stepladder in West Virginia.

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