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: New York
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.

NY State FACE Website

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8/10/2022 2019NY038 NY Mechanic service technician fatally struck by order picker carriage - New York.
8/5/2022 2020NY025 NY Farm youth killed when caught in sweep auger inside a silo at family farm - New York.
6/1/2022 2020NY030 NY Town highway department mechanic crushed when truck fell off jack stand - New York.
4/19/2022 2015NY032 NY Construction worker fatally struck by steel sheet pile falling from a vibratory pile driver.
10/26/2021 2018NY063 NY Town sanitation worker fatally crushed while riding on the riding step of a refuse collection truck.
10/7/2021 2016NY064 NY Machine operator fatally struck by safety block ejected from mechanical power press.
9/12/2019 2018NY019 NY Equipment operator fatally crushed by the bucket of a front-end loader at a scrap yard.
11/7/2018 2016NY024 NY A 23-year-old worker pulled into a wood chipper on his first day on the job.
5/24/2018 2016NY009 NY Operator of a trailer tipper fatally struck by a tractor trailer at a landfill.
5/8/2018 2016NY066 NY Worker crushed unloading steel waste container.
9/26/2017 2013NY080 NY Two construction workers fatally crushed when cement formwork collapsed.
9/26/2017 2012NY018 NY Mechanic electrocuted when a mobile light tower contacted powerline.
8/30/2016 2014NY013 NY Flatbed truck starts on its own, crushing auto body shop worker - New York.
2/2/2015 2009NY095 NY Tower technician killed when guyed tower collapsed.
7/17/2014 2012NY033 NY Restaurant co-owner fatally crushed by a dumbwaiter car.
11/21/2013 2012NY001 NY Snowmaker killed after sliding off an icy trail and striking a tree.
9/13/2013 2011NY043 NY Operator killed when horizontal auger boring machine overturned.
12/14/2012 2010NY060 NY Department of public works worker and a volunteer firefighter died in a sewer manhole.
5/7/2012 2007NY107 NY Master stonemason dies in a 30-foot fall from a handmade work platform attached to a powered industrial truck.
9/14/2011 2007NY033 NY A plumber dies after the collapse of a trench wall.
7/27/2010 2007NY013 NY Mechanic dies after being pulled into a snow thrower.
3/1/2010 2008NY021 NY Day laborer at boat dock drowns after falling into river.
3/1/2010 2008NY067 NY Contractor crushed against the cab of a dump truck by the dump body.
12/1/2009 2007NY137 NY Equipment operator killed by a lock ring propelled from a multi-piece rim wheel.
7/23/2009 2007NY080 NY Mechanic killed when aerial work platform collapses.
9/27/2008 2008NY011 NY Crane boom collapse kills man during disassembling.
10/11/2007 2006NY001 NY Worker crushed by a crate of glass at a residential construction site.
8/1/2007 2007NY015 NY Construction laborer dies after falling off collapsed precast concrete floor slab.
7/27/2007 2007NY092 NY Newspaper carrier killed in a two-car head-on collision.
3/1/2007 2006NY084 NY Truck driver buried by mulch at town solid waste site.
10/23/2006 2004NY010 NY Diary farm owner dies during manure pump (PTO) entanglement.
8/22/2006 2006NY010 NY Equipment operator killed when pinned to a tree by an excavator.
2/24/2006 2005NY013 NY Ironworker foreman crushed when bridge support element broke during dismantling.
2/24/2006 2004NY135 NY Maintenance mechanic killed when improperly installed overhead garage door toppled scissors lift.
12/28/2005 2005NY039 NY Three construction workers killed after being struck by a bus in a highway work zone.
11/4/2005 2005NY034 NY Guatemalan tree-service worker killed when pulled into brush chipper.
10/11/2005 2004NY121 NY Farm worker dies during grain bin auger entanglement.
7/28/2005 2005NY007 NY City employee killed when clothing became entangled around an unguarded PTO shaft on a salt truck.
7/4/2005 2005NY001 NY Teenage farm worker dies during silage defacer entanglement.
11/19/2004 2004NY024 NY Machinist crushed by a steel spool while working on a hydraulic lift table.
9/23/2004 2004NY012 NY Flagger dies after being struck by a pickup truck in a highway work zone.
9/23/2004 2004NY013 NY Department store employee crushed in a baling machine.
7/15/2004 2004NY002 NY Contractor run over by front-end loader at city salt stockyard.
4/16/2004 2003NY040 NY Dairy farmer dies from crushing injuries sustained while loading cows.
3/6/2004 2003NY049 NY Farm worker dies during forage chopper entanglement.
2/25/2004 2004NY077 NY Farm owner dies during tractor overturn.
1/17/2004 2003NY036 NY Truck driver dies during payloader crushing incident.
12/11/2003 2002NY027 NY Truck driver killed when struck by laminated veneer beams falling from a forklift.
12/11/2003 2003NY034 NY Millwright killed when aerial work platform tipped over.
11/29/2003 2003NY027 NY City engineer killed in landfill manhole when retrieving flow meter.
11/27/2003 2003NY024 NY Elderly farm worker crushed to death by dairy cows.
11/24/2003 2002NY026 NY Machine operator dies of crushing injuries when caught by a bridle roller on a hot tin coating line.
9/5/2003 2003NY006 NY Worker dies after falling through a steel grid plate into an underground frozen coal cracker.
8/12/2003 2002NY060 NY Elderly part-time farmer dies during fall and subsequent runover by tractor and attached brush-hog.
7/15/2003 2002NY069 NY Farm worker dies during manure truck overturn.
7/8/2003 2002NY096 NY Worker fatally injured by steel blade while cleaning a dough machine.
4/8/2003 2002NY059 NY Farmer dies after backhoe crushing incident.
3/12/2003 2002NY055 NY Contractor dies in tractor overturn while skidding logs.
1/25/2003 2002NY023 NY Part-time farm worker dies during tractor overturn.
12/14/2002 2002NY013 NY Logger crushed while felling a tree.
10/4/2002 2002NY012 NY Feed mill worker dies in grain bin.
8/27/2002 2002NY007 NY Truck driver run over by trash compactor at municipal landfill.

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