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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: Hispanic

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.


Report No. Incident State Title

2012NJ010 NJ Hispanic laborer crushed between lift arms and frame of skid-steer loader.
2012CA011 CA A tree trimmer dies from asphyxia when compressed by palm fronds.
2012CA010 CA A tree trimmer dies when he falls from a tree.
2012CA009 CA A day laborer dies when he is pinned between a loading dock and a backing truck.
2012CA004 CA A day laborer dies when he is buried in a trench collapse.
2012CA002 CA A maintenance worker dies from exposure to dichloromethane (methylene chloride) while stripping the floor of a baptismal font in a church.
2011CA008 CA Two laborers die from hydrogen sulfide exposure in a confined space at an organic waste recycling facility.
2011CA007 CA A laborer dies when he is crushed by an industrial washing machine.
2011CA005 CA A house painter dies when he falls through a roof opening.
2011CA004 CA A roofing supervisor dies when he falls through a skylight.
2011CA003 CA A tree trimmer is electrocuted when a tree branch falls onto energized electric power lines.
2011CA002 CA A day laborer dies when he falls off a scaffold.
2011CA001 CA A plumber dies when he falls from the second floor of a building after stepping on unsupported plywood formwork.
2010MI144 MI Hispanic roofer dies after falling through an improperly secured roof hatch cover.
2010MI069 MI Hispanic male farm laborer electrocuted in potato field.
2010CA011 CA An orchard caretaker dies when he is pulled into a wood chipper.
2010CA010 CA A groundsman working on a tree trimming crew dies when he is dragged or propelled onto a wood chipper feed table.
2010CA007 CA A horticulture nursery owner dies when he slips and falls off a tractor.
2010CA006 CA A gardener dies when he falls out of a tree while trimming the branches.
2010CA005 CA A mechanic dies when he is crushed by the hydraulic arm of a recyclable refuse collection truck.
2010CA002 CA A tree trimmer dies when he is crushed by palm tree branches.
2009NJ099 NJ Hispanic construction worker wearing fall protection dies after falling 40 feet from roof.
2009CA010 CA A tree trimmer dies when he falls from a tree and is struck by a limb.
2009CA009 CA Janitor dies when he falls into a baling machine that bales cardboard for recycling.
2009CA008 CA A welder dies when the scissor lift he was operating tips over.
2009CA005 CA A maintenance worker dies when he falls into a baling machine that bales cardboard for recycling.
2009CA002 CA Construction laborer dies after being crushed under a concrete patio foundation.
2008WA053 WA Orchard tractor operator dies when run over by trailer-mounted water tank towed by tractor.
2008NJ003 NJ A 60-year-old Hispanic maintenance worker killed when a pressure vessel exploded; eight others injured.
2008CA010 CA Roof man dies when he falls from the roof of a two-story house while applying a tent for fumigation.
2008CA006 CA Laborer dies when he falls 35 feet from a scaffold after being electrocuted - California.
2008CA005 CA A tree trimmer dies when he is pulled into a wood chipper.
2008CA004 CA Construction worker dies when he falls through the ceiling of a refrigerator freezer unit.
2008CA001 CA A maintenance worker dies when he falls off the roof of an apartment building.
2007NJ044 NJ 23-year-old Hispanic road maintenance worker struck by wheel that separated from the trailer axle of a tractor-trailer truck.
2007KY008 KY Hispanic carpenter dies after falling from homemade platform.
2007CA011 CA Machine operator dies when a molding press machine closes on him.
2007CA009 CA A Hispanic ironworker dies when he falls 50 feet through a floor opening.
2007CA008 CA Material handler dies when she is crushed against a podium by a backing forklift - California.
2007CA007 CA A Hispanic maintenance worker dies after falling through a skylight.
2007CA006 CA A Hispanic welder died when the diesel fuel tank he was welding exploded.
2007CA005 CA A maintenance supervisor dies when he falls off a ladder into a hot water tank.
2007CA002 CA A Hispanic laborer dies when a stack of paper bales collapses onto him.
2007CA001 CA A laborer dies in a street work zone after being backed over by a dump truck.
2006OR003 OR Novice drywall installer dies in 7-foot fall from scaffold.
2006OK002 OK A carpenter died after falling 20 feet from a roof.
2006NJ076 NJ Hispanic day laborer electrocuted when an aluminum extension ladder contacted an overhead power line.
2006NE002 NE Hispanic asbestos remover falls to death from ladder.
2006MI174 MI Hispanic laborer dies as a result of a trench collapse.
2006MI007 MI Forklift driver pinned under an overturned forklift dies.
2006MI004 MI 29-year old male Hispanic landscape laborer dies when nine foot deep trench collapses.
2006CA008 CA A hotel maintenance worker died from injuries received from an electrical flash.
2006CA007 CA An electrician was electrocuted while repairing a lighting circuit.
2006CA005 CA A Hispanic machine operator died when struck in the abdomen by a piece of acrylic being milled on a vertical milling machine.
2006CA002 CA A machine operator's helper died when caught in a slitting machine.
2006CA001 CA A Hispanic laborer operating an overhead crane died when he was crushed between two steel frames when the rigging failed.
2005WI001 WI Hispanic butcher dies after being struck by semi-trailer gate.
2005OR038 OR Window cleaner killed in fall due to unsecured line.
2005OR028 OR Bulldozer movement kills operator standing on track.
2005OK117 OK A construction laborer was struck in the head and killed by a falling steel beam.
2005OK076 OK A utility cleanup worker for a brick manufacturer suffocated in a storage silo.
2005NY034 NY Guatemalan tree-service worker killed when pulled into brush chipper.
2005NJ077 NJ Recycling collector dies after falling under the wheels of his truck.
2005NJ007 NJ Three Hispanic acetylene manufacturing plant workers killed in explosion.
2005NJ003 NJ Worker killed in a fall in a bakery fermentation tank.
2005NE028 NE Hispanic carpenter killed when struck by piece of concrete that fell from rigging device during hoist in highway work zone.
2005MI065 MI Hispanic brick mason electrocuted when rerod contacts powerline.
2005MA018 MA Temporary laborer was fatally injured when caught between an idler pulley and conveyor belt at a recycling facility - Massachusetts.
2005CA011 CA A facility maintenance mechanic died when crushed between an overhead bridge crane and light fixture.
2005CA010 CA A Hispanic car wash supervisor died when an air tank exploded in a car wash equipment room.
2005CA009 CA A construction elevator operator died when he was struck by the counterweights of a construction elevator in motion.
2005CA008 CA A mechanic died when crushed by the lift bed of a trash roll-off truck.
2005CA006 CA A supervisor dies when crushed by a machine that manufactures concrete blocks.
2005CA005 CA A 17-year-old Hispanic laborer died when crushed by concrete and stone castings.
2005CA004 CA A car wash attendant dies when pulled into a side arm rotating brush in a car wash.
2005CA003 CA A helper on a steel-slitting machine died when caught in between some sheet metal and the rewind cylinder.
2005CA001 CA A backhoe operator died when his backhoe pinned him against a retaining wall.
2004OR004 OR Parked forklift crushes operator against semi-trailer.
2004OK046 OK Hispanic youth laborer died after being struck by lightning.
2004OK010 OK Hispanic heavy equipment operator was killed while jump-starting a pad-foot drum compactor.
2004OK001 OK A 54-year-old Hispanic worker was killed when he was crushed by a forklift.
2004NJ059 NJ Hispanic factory worker dies of burns after improperly testing a 480-volt electrical bus bar.
2004NE044 NE Hispanic carpet laborer overcome by carbon monoxide fumes.
2004NE040 NE Hispanic laborer run over and killed by backing dump truck in roadway construction zone.
2004NE034 NE Hispanic laborer falls with ladder to concrete pad.
2004NE002 NE Worker electrocuted in bucket truck.
2004IA005 IA Hispanic laborer entangled in auger at pork processing plant.
2004CA013 CA Two maintenance mechanics died when a suspended steel dock plate fell on them.
2004CA012 CA A forklift operator died when he was crushed in the mast of a forklift.
2004CA011 CA A machine operator died when he was caught between a conveyor belt and tension roller underneath an industrial machine.
2004CA008 CA A construction laborer died when he was struck by a fast moving vehicle as he crossed the roadway in a street construction work zone.
2004CA007 CA A youth dies when a forklift rolls over on him.
2004CA003 CA A crane oiler dies when crushed between the counterweights and the rotating superstructure of a mobile crane.
2004CA002 CA A saw operator dies when struck by an aluminum plate that fell from a vacuum crane.
2004CA001 CA A machine operator dies when crushed inside a knitting machine.
2003WI048 WI Hispanic laborer dies after falling through roof of old building.
2003WI042 WI Hispanic painter dies after falling from a new house roof.
2003OR033 OR Farm driver overturns truck in irrigation ditch and drowns.
2003OR016 OR Load of lumber shifts and falls on construction worker killing him.
2003OR008 OR Hispanic laborer drowns after falling into landscaping pond.
2003OK098 OK Hispanic laborer died after being struck by a vehicle in a roadway work zone.
2003OK058 OK Three workers died following a propane gas explosion on a quail/pheasant farm.
2003NJ091 NJ Hispanic construction worker dies after fall from an improvised scaffold.
2003NJ085 NJ Hispanic construction worker killed when struck by excavator bucket.
2003NJ043 NJ Hispanic arborist's helper struck and killed by a falling tree.
2003NJ042 NJ Hispanic tree trimmer killed after being pulled into a wood chipper.
2003NJ021 NJ Hispanic quarry supervisor struck by machine part during maintenance.
2003NE019 NE Hispanic tower erector falls to death from television tower.
2003KY097 KY Roofing laborer dies after 60-foot fall.
2003KY017 KY Hispanic laborer dies from fall off roof.
2003IA072 IA Overturn of a tractor with ROPS folded down kills operator.
2003CA009 CA An equipment operator died after being run over by a double trailer truck.
2003CA008 CA A butcher died after getting his hand caught in a meat grinder.
2003CA006 CA A machine operator died when crushed in a plastic injection molding machine.
2003CA005 CA A maintenance mechanic died when the forklift he was working on slipped off a jack and fell on him.
2003CA004 CA A machine operator died when caught in a plastic injection molding machine.
2003CA003 CA An apprentice mechanic died when crushed in a machine that stacks wooden pallets.
2003CA002 CA A laborer died when crushed between the forks and the cab of a trash truck.
2003CA001 CA A machine operator died when crushed in an automatic feed system of a cardboard box waxing machine.
2002WI011 WI Hispanic laborers drowned in pond on golf course.
2002NJ025 NJ Landscaper crushed between backhoe and truck.
2002NJ003 NJ Industrial metals recovery worker killed in explosion.
2002NE044 NE Worker falls into mixing tank.
2002MI157 MI Hispanic laborer dies when dump mechanism of lift truck activates and crushes him between the truck bed bulkhead and bridge beam.
2002MA030 MA A Spanish speaking roofer dies after falling from a roof of a residential structure - Massachusetts.
2002MA016 MA Temporary Hispanic laborer dies after being struck by a turning devices at a concrete product manufacturing facility - Massachusetts.
2002KY108 KY Hispanic worker dies due to trench cave-in.
2002CA010 CA A construction laborer was run over by a front-end loader.
2002CA009 CA A machine operator died when his glove caught in a wire drawing machine.
2002CA008 CA A Hispanic female laborer was run over by a forklift that was moving a trash bin in a waste transfer and recycling station.
2002CA006 CA A truck driver died when he fell off of and was run over by the backhoe he was riding on.
2002CA004 CA A welder dies after being crushed by a hydraulic door on a scrap metal shredding machine.
2002CA003 CA A construction worker jumps over a cement barrier onto an interstate highway transition road and is killed when struck by an oncoming vehicle.
2002CA002 CA A construction laborer was killed when a rubber tire bulldozer backed over him as he was doing a grade check.
2001NJ118 NJ 15-year-old youth crushed while cleaning a dough mixing machine.
2001NJ098 NJ Jackhammer operator run over by a truck in a highway work zone.
2001NJ019 NJ Machine operator killed while trying to repair a conveyor belt.
2001NE026 NE Youth landscaper pinned underneath front end loader.
2001MI015 MI Farmer pinned beneath tractor overturned to the rear.
2001MA016 MA Massachusetts tractor operator killed while wheel harrowing a tobacco field.
2001CA013 CA A construction carpenter was killed when struck by the bucket of a backhoe.
2001CA012 CA A heavy equipment spotter died when he was backed over by a front-end loader inside a trash collection transfer station.
2001CA010 CA An industrial washing machine operator died when pulled inside a machine while loading sheets.
2001CA008 CA A construction surveyor is run over by a motor grader that was backing up.
2001CA007 CA Machine operator crushed between the plates of an injection mold while performing maintenance.
2001CA005 CA Maintenance worker is killed when backed over by a bucket loader at a glass recycling center.
2001CA002 CA A tractor operator dies when his tractor rolls over on him.
2001CA001 CA A mechanic dies when struck in the head by a forklift that slipped off a jack.
2000WI048 WI Youth newspaper delivery person killed when he fell out of the open door of a minivan and was run over.
2000NJ111 NJ Laborer killed when a truck struck a backhoe and pinned the victim between the backhoe and a dumpster.
2000MA035 MA Massachusetts laborer crushed in baler at paper recycling facility.
2000CA009 CA A maintenance repairman dies when struck by a piece of metal in the chest.
2000CA008 CA A punch press operator dies when struck by a piece of metal in the abdomen.
2000CA006 CA A construction flag person dies after being backed over by a truck.
2000CA004 CA A highway worker dies when struck by a speeding vehicle while picking up cones on an interstate highway.
2000CA003 CA A window washer falls approximately 60 feet off a swing stage scaffold when one of the electric hoists fails.
2000CA002 CA A general laborer dies when he falls into a process tank of heated nickel acetate.
2000CA001 CA Construction worker is crushed by steel beams when overloaded nylon slings fail.
1999WA011 WA Logger killed by log during helicopter logging operation in Washington State.
1999NJ090 NJ Laborer crushed between the cross member of the boom lift-arms and frame of a skid-steer loader.
1999NJ031 NJ Laborer dies after falling down stairs at a plastic bag manufacturing plant.
1999NJ024 NJ Recycling plant laborer engulfed by a load of plastics on a conveyor in New Jersey.
1999NE021 NE Member of road striping crew struck by semi.
1999CA010 CA Fitter/welder is crushed between two pressure vessels and dies in California.
1999CA009 CA Forklift operator dies when his straddle fork overturns and crushes him in California.
1999CA006 CA Mechanic dies when bus falls off jack stands and crushes him in California.
1999CA005 CA Laborer/forklift operator dies when crushed by a forklift driven by a co-worker in California.
1999CA002 CA Ornamental iron installer dies when crushed by load that fell off forklift in California.
1998WA063 WA Night foreman killed after falling from a hay de-stacker in Washington State.
1998NJ064 NJ Building maintenance worker dies after falling down a material lift shaft.
1998NJ012 NJ Machine operator crushed while servicing a die cutting machine.
1998CA017 CA Hod carrier dies and three co-workers injured in fall from rolling tower scaffold in California.
1998CA015 CA Crane operator/foreman is impaled and dies when moving crane strikes gate in California.
1998CA014 CA Equipment operator dies when ejected from and run over by his pavement compactor in California.
1998CA013 CA Janitor falls from personnel platform resting on forklift prongs and dies in California.
1998CA011 CA Laborer falls through skylight opening in warehouse roof to the ground below and dies in California.
1998CA009 CA Longshoreman/swingman falls from personnel platform being lowered into ship and dies in California.
1998CA005 CA Laborer/helper falls through opening in warehouse roof to the floor below and dies in California.
1998CA004 CA Poultry worker is caught in the metal paddles of a feather dryer and dies in California.
1998CA002 CA Fumigator falls off roof during tenting and dies in California.
1997NJ078 NJ Recycling plant worker killed when caught in a closing overhead bay door.
1997NJ069 NJ Worker killed by 90 foot fall from roof canopy.
1997CA009 CA Laborer is crushed by a clam shell bucket when it disconnects from its crane in California.
1997CA008 CA Operating engineer is crushed by a backhoe attachment when it disconnects from its tractor in California.
1997CA007 CA Forklift operator is crushed by a roll of paper when it falls out of a railroad boxcar in California.
1997CA002 CA Supervisor dies when caught between an adjusting bar and the frame of a knitting machine in California.
1996NJ003 NJ Laborer dies after falling 30 feet through a fire-vent skylight.
1996CA015 CA Electrician apprentice dies in a fall from a ladder in California.
1996CA013 CA Carpenter dies in a fall from a ladder when circular saw slashes his neck in California.
1996CA012 CA Truck driver dies when run over by heavy equipment in California.
1996CA009 CA Shipfitter/welder dies when an oxygen cylinder explodes in California.
1996CA008 CA Welder dies when crushed by a falling structural steel beam tipped over by a crane in California.
1996CA007 CA Laborer dies in trench cave-in in California.
1996CA005 CA Maintenance engineer dies after falling approximately 45 feet from a catwalk in California.
1996CA002 CA Student worker (laborer) is electrocuted when street light standard makes electrical contact in California.
1996CA001 CA Truck driver dies when crushed by forklift in California.
1995WI062 WI Office assistant at sod farm dies when forklift slides into ditch and she is pinned in.
1995WI055 WI Machinist is pinned between parts of metal materials handling equipment.
1995NJ080 NJ Electrical helper electrocuted after contacting 460 volts while servicing an overhead light fixture.
1995NE012 NE Iron production worker crushed in machinery.
1995CA017 CA Laborer dies in trench cave-in in California.
1995CA006 CA Recycling packer dies after being crushed by a recycling ram in California.
1995CA005 CA Wood fabricating assembler died after being crushed by a wooden flange in California.
1994NJ124 NJ Handy man dies after falling 25 feet from a house roof.
1994NJ086 NJ Construction foreman killed and two workers injured when exposed to toxic gasses in a sewage pumping station dry well.
1994CA017 CA Tile setter dies after falling approximately 30 feet while at work at a commercial office building in California.
1994CA013 CA While installing metal frames on a residential building, a handyman falls 20 feet from a scaffold and dies in California.
1994CA012 CA Lumberyard orderman died from injuries sustained after a laminated beam falls on him in California.
1994CA009 CA Warehouseman dies from asphyxiation in salt storage bin in California.
1994CA005 CA Construction foreman dies after falling approximately 28 feet during roofing retro-fit operation in California.
1994CA001 CA Two equipment operators electrocuted when irrigation pipe made contact with an overhead electrical line in California.
1993WI222 WI Mason dies following three-story fall from improvised scaffolding.
1993NJ087 NJ Construction worker dies after falling 20 feet through an equipment hatch into a sewage pumping station wet well.
1993CA009 CA Welder dies in explosion while working inside a tanker trailer in California.
1993CA007 CA Tree trimmer falls from tree and dies in California.
1993CA006 CA Tree trimmer electrocuted by high voltage line in California.
1992NJ005 NJ Machine operator crushed to death after falling into a plastic pellet blender.
1992CA017 CA Courtesy clerk at grocery store falls from a ladder and dies in California.
1992CA015 CA Warehouse laborer falls and dies after being lifted by a forklift to retrieve boxes in warehouse in California.
1992CA012 CA Apprentice roofer falls nine feet from roof and dies in California.
1992CA011 CA Maintenance laborer electrocuted during renovation of an office building in California.
1992CA010 CA Equipment operator dies after being crushed by a beam during a demolition operation in California.
1992CA007 CA Laborer drowns in flooded pipeline after water main was ruptured by a backhoe in California.
1992CA006 CA Construction laborer electrocuted by energized crane in California.
1992CA005 CA Insulation plant operator electrocuted while changing an electrode in California.
1992CA004 CA Machine operator crushed in conveyor belt in California.
1992CA001 CA Laborer dies after inhaling fumes and drowning in California.

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