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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: Machine Farming

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

2012MI059 MI Land owner pinned by tractor bucket when working in ditch.
2012MI008 MI Farm laborer died when struck by front end loader bucket.
2008WA053 WA Orchard tractor operator dies when run over by trailer-mounted water tank towed by tractor.
2008MI134 MI Farmer entangled in unguarded rotating motor drive-shaft on farm-modified ear-corn elevator.
2008IA081 IA Farmer crushed by corn head when disengaging it from combine.
2006MN009 MN Farmer dies after he became caught in the rollers of a corn picker.
2005OR028 OR Bulldozer movement kills operator standing on track.
2005OK038 OK A farmer was killed while bypass-starting his tractor.
2005OK019 OK A farmer was killed while bypass-starting his tractor.
2005NY001 NY Teenage farm worker dies during silage defacer entanglement.
2005MN046 MN Farmer dies after being injured while attempting to pull a machine from a wet field.
2005MN036 MN Farm youth dies after becoming entangled in the unloading beaters of a forage wagon.
2005MN010 MN Farm youth dies after becoming entangled in the unloading beaters of a forage wagon.
2005MI089 MI Retired teacher/farmer dies when pinned under overturned tractor.
2005MI064 MI Farmer pinned under left rear tire of industrial tractor-loader with backhoe.
2005IA034 IA Farmer crushed against tractor tire by gravity flow wagon box while unhitching.
2005IA027 IA Farmer killed when raised front-end loader bucket attachment falls.
2005IA022 IA Man, 29, died when tractor with front-end loader full of rocks overturned.
2005IA002 IA Farmer pitched from cart that tipped while being unloaded by grain vacuum.
2004WI067 WI Farmer dies when he is pinned under his tractor that rolled over on an incline.
2004WI019 WI Farmer dies when tractor rolls over on sloped terrain.
2004OR007 OR Nursery laborer killed in skid-steer loader.
2004NY077 NY Farm owner dies during tractor overturn.
2004MN002 MN Farmer dies after being pinned by bucket of skid loader.
2004MI176 MI 6-year-old youth dies when he was run over by a skid-steer loader driven by his 9-year-old brother.
2004MI108 MI Farmer died when run over by rear wheel when he started the tractor while standing on the ground.
2004MI093 MI Farmer died when run over by tractor's rear wheel and chopper.
2004IA060 IA 53-year-old cattle farmer entangled in exposed rotating conveyor shaft.
2004IA059 IA 45-year-old cattle farmer entangled in exposed rotating conveyor shaft.
2004IA058 IA Farmer asphyxiated when entangled in drives of box-type manure spreader.
2004IA021 IA Farmer run over by tractor and rotary cutter.
2004IA019 IA Farm boy dies in ATV rollover while helping father chop silage.
2004IA006 IA Farmer dies when entangled in old flight elevator PTO shaft.
2003WV044 WV Tractor owner dies after being pinned by tractor attachment which fell on him during disassembly in West Virginia.
2003WI092 WI Farm worker dies when he falls from tractor seat.
2003WI080 WI Farmer dies when skid steer loader rolls over him after it plunged over edge of bluff.
2003WI059 WI Dairy farmer dies 15 days after all-terrain vehicle rolled over him.
2003WI050 WI Farmer dies when pinned between frame and bucket of a skid steer loader.
2003WI001 WI Farmer fell into auger of manure spreader while scraping the tank.
2003OR019 OR Farmer is killed when he falls beneath moving combine.
2003OK032 OK A farmer was killed when he was run over by a combine.
2003NY049 NY Farm worker dies during forage chopper entanglement.
2003NE027 NE Irrigation system serviceman electrocuted.
2003NE022 NE Farmer electrocuted exiting grain bin.
2003MN021 MN Farm youth dies after tractor she was driving rolled over on her.
2003MN015 MN Farmer dies after being pinned beneath the hopper of a rock picker.
2003MN008 MN Farm worker dies after becoming entangled in a power-take-off shaft.
2003MI202 MI Farmer died when crushed between tractor steering wheel and enclosed feed auger.
2003MI134 MI Farmer died when tractor overturns to side while on a hill.
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.
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.
2003KY087 KY Laborer dies when caught in arms of a skidsteer loader.
2003KY073 KY Bulldozer owner/operator drowns while trying to repair a pond.
2003IA072 IA Overturn of a tractor with ROPS folded down kills operator.
2003IA060 IA Farmer crushed in machine shed doorway while using skid-steer loader (revised).
2003IA056 IA Farmer killed in tractor rollover while setting a fence post.
2003IA054 IA Farmer crushed under bucket of a skid-steer loader.
2003IA035 IA Tractor operator run over and killed while making repairs.
2003IA022 IA Tractor with cable hitched to tow brush overturned rearward on farmer.
2003IA020 IA Teenager dies in tractor overturn when home-made rollbar fails.
2002WI058 WI Youth killed in tractor roll-over while moving large hay bales.
2002WI054 WI Farmer dies when pinned between arm and frame of a skid steer loader.
2002NY060 NY Elderly part-time farmer dies during fall and subsequent runover by tractor and attached brush-hog.
2002NY059 NY Farmer dies after backhoe crushing incident.
2002NY023 NY Part-time farm worker dies during tractor overturn.
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.
2002IA050 IA Young farmer crushed under rolling silage wagon.
2001WI019 WI Farmer dies when skidsteer loader overturns.
2001MN054 MN Farmer dies after being crushed beneath the header of a combine.
2001MN049 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
2001MN004 MN Farmer dies after becoming entangled in a power-take-off shaft.
2001IA005 IA Farmer caught and killed by input shaft of roller mill.
2000WI113 WI Farmer dies when he is pinned under drawbar while fueling tractor.
2000WI039 WI Beef farmer pinned under overturned all-terrain vehicle in Wisconsin.
2000WI037 WI Farmer dies when he is pinned between bucket and frame of a skid-steer loader.
2000WI025 WI Youth farm worker pinned under overturned horse-drawn manure sled.
2000NE005 NE Worker crushed by tanker.
2000MN036 MN Farm worker dies after being engulfed in wheat in semi-truck box in Minnesota.
2000MN029 MN Farm youth dies after falling from and being run over by tractor in Minnesota.
2000MN014 MN Farmer dies after being pinned beneath the header of a combine in Minnesota.
2000MN008 MN Farmer dies after being run over by a tractor.
1999WI079 WI Farmer thrown from tractor and run over by hay baler in Wisconsin.
1999WI055 WI Farmer dies after tractor overturns and pins him beneath tractor seat in Wisconsin.
1999WI038 WI Farm worker dies after tractor overturns.
1999WI037 WI Farm worker dies after being struck by a flywheel of a haybaler.
1999WI030 WI Farmer dies after being pinned under overturned tractor in Wisconsin.
1999WI012 WI Farmer dies after he was entangled in the driveline shaft of a manure spreader.
1999TX020 TX A farm worker on a family run farm in Texas died when he was crushed by the basket of a cotton stripper as he stood in the engine compartment of the cotton stripper.
1999NE009 NE Farmer crushed by stock shredder.
1999MN029 MN Farmer dies after being pinned between large bale and tractor loader.
1999MN027 MN Farmer dies after being pinned beneath the front of skid-steer loader.
1999IA011 IA Farmer crushed to death under broken corn planter.
1999IA010 IA Operator of three-wheeled agricultural sprayer was killed when machine overturned.
1999IA003 IA Youth farm worker is killed when he becomes entangled in PTO driveline of an old grinder-mixer.
1999CA009 CA Forklift operator dies when his straddle fork overturns and crushes him in California.
1998WI065 WI Farmer dies after he is run over by tractor in machine shed.
1998NE029 NE Tractor overturn kills temporary worker.
1998NE001 NE Shop worker run over by tractor.
1998MN059 MN Farmer dies after becoming entangled in a rotating shaft of a beet lifter.
1998MN039 MN Farmer dies after becoming caught in barn cleaning system.
1998MN031 MN Farm equipment worker dies after being struck by frame of sprayer.
1998MN018 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1998KY024 KY Farmer run over by tractor.
1998IA073 IA Farmer is run over by a tractor while starting it when not In the operator's seat.
1998IA056 IA Farmer crushed underneath rotary mower while changing blades.
1998IA048 IA Farmer falls to his death from a combine during maintenance.
1998IA035 IA Farmer suffocates under grain while using a grain vacuum.
1997WI112 WI Farmer dies after being pinned between the bucket and frame of a skid steer loader.
1997NE045 NE Farmer crushed in stacker.
1997MN045 MN Farmer dies after becoming entangled in a power-take-off shaft.
1997MN043 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1997MN038 MN Farmer youth dies after being run over by a grass seeder.
1997MN024 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1997MN011 MN Farmer dies from burn injuries after tractor he was driving caught fire.
1997KY044 KY Tractor/baler operator killed in entanglement.
1997IA031 IA Farmer crushed under a skid-steer loader bucket.
1996NJ077 NJ Dairy farmer killed in cattle feeding machine incident.
1996MN093 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1996MN088 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1996MN076 MN Farmer dies after becoming entangled in the rotating drive mechanism of a baler.
1996MN071 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1996MN070 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1996MN055 MN Pea combine operator/cleaner dies after being run over by pea combine.
1996MN049 MN Farmer dies of injuries sustained while trying to stop a rolling tractor.
1996MN040 MN Farmer dies after being struck by a chain used to pull a machine from a field.
1996MN039 MN Farmer dies after becoming entangled in the unloading beaters of a forage wagon.
1996MN004 MN Farmer dies after becoming entangled in the unloading beaters of a silage feed wagon.
1996KY071 KY Farmer killed when caught in hay baler.
1996KY009 KY Farmer strangled by jacket caught on exposed auger shaft.
1996IA041 IA Farmer crushed under corn planter while changing flat tire - Iowa.
1996IA015 IA Farmer is killed by skid-steer loader when it rolls into creekbed - Iowa.
1995WI108 WI Farmer dies after becoming entangled in unguarded driveline on a corn auger in Wisconsin.
1995WI102 WI Farmer dies after becoming entangled in unguarded PTO unit on corn sheller in Wisconsin.
1995WI097 WI Tractor runs over farmer after he dismounts to repair jammed hay baler.
1995WI096 WI Farmer dies from being entangled in unguarded PTO unit on hay elevator.
1995WI082 WI Farmer dies after he is run over by tractor in farm field in Wisconsin.
1995WI073 WI Farmer dies after he is run over by tractor in farmyard in Wisconsin.
1995WI062 WI Office assistant at sod farm dies when forklift slides into ditch and she is pinned in.
1995WI049 WI Part-time farmer dies when tractor rolls over on hillside and pins him underneath.
1995WI043 WI Farm worker dies after tractor rolls and she is pinned under the tractor tire.
1995WI008 WI Farmer entangled in rotating driveline shaft of portable feed grinder/mixer.
1995WI003 WI Farmer dies of entanglement in corn picker/husker.
1995MO073 MO Farmer killed while working on square hay baler.
1995MN071 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1995MN070 MN Farmer dies after being pinned between tractor tire and hayrack.
1995MN069 MN Farmer dies after being run over by tractor and stalk chopper.
1995MN068 MN Farmer dies after becoming entangled in the drive mechanism of a snow blower.
1995MN061 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving tipped over backward.
1995MN049 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1995MN046 MN Farmer youth dies after being struck by a loader bucket.
1995MN039 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1995MN032 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1995MN031 MN Farmer dies after being struck by silo blower pipe discharge chute.
1995MN028 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1995MN007 MN Farm equipment mechanic dies from injuries sustained after tractor overturned.
1995MN006 MN Hired farm worker dies after being crushed by a stalk chopper.
1995MN002 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1995KY126 KY Farmer dies in cornpicker.
1995IA042 IA Farmer slips while climbing into tractor and is run over and killed.
1995IA035 IA Farmer dies after getting caught in auger of a combine header.
1995IA017 IA Farmer dies when a tree falls on him from a front end loader.
1995IA009 IA 12 year old boy dies from a tractor rollover in a roadside ditch.
1995IA006 IA Retired farmer dies in barnyard from tractor rollover.
1995IA001 IA Farmer dies while cleaning foot pedals of skid-steer loader.
1994NJ141 NJ Farm mechanic run over while servicing a tractor.
1994MN074 MN Farmer dies after being run over by tractor.
1994MN052 MN Farmer dies after being struck by a field drag section.
1994MN051 MN Farmer dies after being crushed by building he was moving.
1994MN048 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1994MN044 MN Farmer dies after becoming entangled in hay baler.
1994MN041 MN Farm youth dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1994MN039 MN Farm youth dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1994MN033 MN Farmer dies from becoming entangled in an unshielded auger.
1994MN029 MN Farmer dies after tractor he was driving rolled over on him.
1994MN028 MN Farmer dies after being run over by a tractor he was driving.
1993MN066 MN Farmer suffers fatal crushing injuries when caught between a loader's hydraulic cylinder and its body frame.
1993MN063 MN Farmer dies after becoming entangled in hay baler.
1993MN006 MN Farmer dies after falling off a tractor.
1992WI110 WI 19 year old International Future Farmers of America exchange student dies after crushing injuries following fall from tractor.
1992WI102 WI Farmer killed after fall from and run over by a moving windrower.
1992CO025 CO A farm owner/operator in Colorado died of suffocation when his clothing became entangled in the machinery he was attempting to adjust.

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