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: Maryland
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 these reports 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.
Pub. Date Report No. State
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7/1/1999 1994MD009 MD Garbage collector run over by trash truck at a county landfill while signaling the driver in backing maneuver.
7/1/1999 1994MD022 MD Master electrician electrocuted while installing fluorescent lighting at a commercial establishment - Maryland.
7/1/1999 1994MD038 MD Appliance repair person was electrocuted in a repair shop while diagnosing the problem with a microwave oven - Maryland.
7/1/1999 1994MD063 MD Construction foreman crushed by excavator - Maryland.
11/1/1998 1998MD019 MD A siding mechanic falls from a ladder after he contacted a power line.
10/16/1998 1998MD013 MD Warehouseman dies when crushed by one of several earthmoving equipment tires he was loading onto a truck.
10/16/1998 1998MD016 MD Painter falls 24-feet from a ladder placed on mobile tubular steel scaffold.
7/1/1998 1998MD005 MD An industrial truck operator was crushed when the forklift he was driving down a ramp skidded off a ramp and tipped over and pinned him between the forklift, the ground and a parked car.
12/22/1997 1997MD049 MD Two utility workers, were working in a trench next to a road, when a valve blew off a 10" water main and rapidly filled the excavation before they could be rescued.
12/1/1997 1997MD045 MD A laborer dies following a forty-six-foot fall from a scaffold.
8/3/1997 1994MD004 MD Carpenter dies following 13-foot fall from a scaffold collapse while setting trusses on a barn construction in Maryland.
4/3/1997 1996MD055 MD An elevator construction foreman was caught under an elevator car and died of injuries to the head and neck and compression asphyxia.
2/2/1997 1996MD038 MD An operator dies of crushing injuries when caught between bridle rollers of a hot dip coating line.
12/8/1996 1996MD036 MD Plumber dies of injuries received from a twenty-two-foot fall, off an extension ladder, at a construction site.
11/1/1996 1996MD029 MD Mill operator caught in a conveyor discharge hopper and died of mechanical compression asphyxia.
2/1/1996 1995MD050 MD Steel erector falls 55 feet from I-beam.
5/23/1995 1994MD058 MD Laborer caught in chipper/shredder machine - Maryland.
4/21/1995 1994MD057 MD Rewinder operator's assistant crushed in paper rewinder machine - Maryland.
2/24/1995 1994MD041 MD Carpenter dies following 30-foot fall through deteriorated roof while estimating job.
11/19/1994 1994MD024 MD 45-year-old drywall installer dies after falling 5'4" from a mobile scaffold - Maryland.
8/14/1994 1994MD015 MD Gutter product installer dies as a result of falling 22.5 feet from a roof in Maryland.

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