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.
|24-year-old farm laborer dies when the aluminum irrigation pipe he is handling contacts a high voltage line.
|Landscaper died of injuries incurred when he was catapulted from the operator's seat of a truck-mounted boom.
|Landscape laborer dies when the tractor he is driving overturns.
|A Colorado farmhand is killed when a tractor rolls over him.
|A car wash employee is electrocuted while working on equipment.
|Colorado equipment maintenance laborer dies when crushed in small skid steer loader.
|Maintenance worker dies when he falls from roof of apartment building.
|Two workers were injured (one died and one was hospitalized with burns) when the truck-mounted conveyor they were using was raised and contacted a 7,620-volt overhead power line.
|A 35-year-old painter was electrocuted when the aluminum ladder he was moving contacted a 7,620-volt power line.
|A 35-year-old owner of a construction company died as a result of a fall from an unguarded floor opening.
|A 38-year-old recycle technician died as a result of injuries sustained when he fell into a cardboard compactor.
|17-year-old worker at a plastic products manufacturing plant died as a result of an overexposure to tetrachloroethylene (also known as perchloroethylene).
|Welder killed as result of a spinal cord injury that occurred when the 12,600 gallon capacity sheet metal crude oil tank on which he was working collapsed.
|Sign installer fatally injured in 47 foot fall from billboard.
|Foreman on electrical line crew is electrocuted when an energized line contacts a guy wire.
|Warehouse worker dies from fall Inside an elevator shaft in Colorado.
|Maintenance worker dies when he falls into a railroad tank car in Colorado.
|Two workers die when a structural steel beam collapses in Colorado.
|Maintenance electrician dies from burns received when electrical panel is shorted.
|Carpenter dies when the trusses on a home under construction collapse in Colorado.
|Construction company owner dies when he falls from roof of home under construction in Colorado.
|A farm owner/operator in Colorado died of suffocation when his clothing became entangled in the machinery he was attempting to adjust.
|Sanitation worker dies when rescuing co-worker from underground sewer vault.
|Tree trimmer dies after falling 12 feet when exiting the personnel bucket on an aerial bucket truck.
|A golf course greenskeeper is killed when a tractor rolled over him.
|University employee is fatally injured in 120-foot fall from roof.
|Truck driver electrocuted when the discharge chute of a hay grinder contacts 7200 volt power line.
|Crane operator dies after falling 14 feet from icy embankment.
|Self-employed wood cutter dies when tree falls on him.
|Mason dies after falling 18 feet from scaffolding.
|Carbon monoxide kills 65 year-old rancher in Colorado.
|A 79 year-old Colorado farmer dies after falling five feet from a haystack.
|A Colorado farm wife was killed in a tractor run-over incident.
|Garbage collector dies after falling from back of moving garbage truck.
|Dairy farmer electrocuted when the grain auger he was relocating contacts 7200 volt power line in Colorado.
|An asphalt plant loader/operator died when crushed in the machinery he was attempting to clean.
|Antenna technician dies after falling 310 feet from a television tower to the ground.
|Spray painter dies after falling 30 feet to the ground from roof.
|Wheat farm employee electrocuted when the aluminum irrigation pipe contacted a 7200 volt power line.
|Part-time cable vision camera operator dies from injuries received in fall from scaffolding.
|Wife of a sheep rancher was fatally injured while attempting to round up a flock of sheep.
|Farm worker dies from burns received while fighting range fire.
|Cattle ranch employee was fatally injured while moving a one ton bale of hay with a tractor mounted front end loader.
|Owner of commercial sign painting firm died because of injuries that occurred when he fell 9 feet at a job site.
|Mechanic in a construction firm died after becoming entrapped in a roofing tar tank truck.
|Cattle ranch foreman was fatally injured while unloading portable corral.
|Oil field worker killed when pressure relief valve broke off from pump and struck victim in the back of the head.
|Automobile repair business owner killed when auto he was working on slipped off the supporting hydraulic jacks.