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: Oregon
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.

OR State FACE Website

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9/27/2023 2021OR002 OR Farm worker heat-related fatality - Oregon.
6/29/2023 2019OR001 OR Two workers killed in boom lift rollover - Oregon.
5/23/2023 2021OR01 OR Heavy equipment operator and rancher crushed by excavator - Oregon.
9/1/2021 2020OR002 OR Farm worker crushed in ATV rollover during herbicide application on a hillside.
12/7/2020 2020OR010 OR Forklift operator crushed by full pallet of soft drink cans.
10/30/2020 2018OR040 OR Newly hired lighting technician electrocuted while working night shift.
7/8/2020 2018OR030 OR Pipefitter struck by pressurized pipe and killed.
6/1/2020 2016OR007 OR Crab fishing vessel capsizes and one crew member drowns.
3/1/2020 2016OR006 OR Crab fishing vessel capsizes and drowns three crew members.
9/1/2019 2018OR008 OR Skid-steer operator crushed while controlling the skidsteer from outside the cab.
6/1/2019 2018OR029 OR Rubber equipment operator died after his head was caught between bars of operating machinery.
6/1/2019 2017OR022 OR Maintenance mechanic crushed working inside of a vertical storage machine.
3/1/2019 2017OR007 OR Farm mechanic died after torch cutting explosion - Oregon.
10/1/2018 2016OR016 OR Construction worker killed when trench collapsed.
12/1/2017 2015OR012 OR Construction worker died after falling 20-25 feet from a pump-jack scaffold.
1/1/2017 2014OR042 OR Forestry worker in vehicle killed from timber falling activity - Oregon.
1/1/2016 2015OR002 OR Crane operator killed by falling steel beam.
3/1/2015 2014OR001 OR Driver killed when ejected from logging truck.
12/1/2014 2013OR008 OR Contract sanitation worker killed cleaning meat blending equipment.
12/1/2014 2013OR005 OR Vineyard worker killed in fall from trailer.
7/1/2014 2013OR027 OR Collapsed roof trusses kill carpenter foreman.
11/1/2013 2011OR016 OR Millwright fatality involving a hydraulic accumulator.
7/16/2013 2011OR050 OR Timber faller killed while working under a hung tree limb.
3/1/2013 2010OR006 OR Truck driver crushed between semi-trailer and loading dock.
9/4/2012 2008OR001 OR Mechanic killed by excavator bucket during maintenance.
4/1/2012 2012OR018 OR Experienced journeyman machinist killed while operating an engine lathe.
3/31/2011 2006OR024 OR Logger killed under rigging when carriage drops.
3/31/2011 2008OR007 OR Rigging slinger killed by swinging log in yarding turn.
9/7/2010 2007OR057 OR Temporary mill worker killed in fall down manlift shaft.
10/1/2009 2007OR011 OR Salesman killed when forklift falls off truck loading ramp.
1/1/2009 2007OR017 OR Highway worker crushed by swinging backhoe boom.
8/13/2008 2006OR001 OR Mechanic killed pouring gasoline on fire.
8/13/2008 2006OR014 OR Log truck driver killed when brakes fail on steep road.
4/2/2008 2006OR044 OR Young warehouse worker killed by backing forklift.
12/10/2007 2005OR043 OR Mill worker killed by flying chunk of wood from chipper.
12/6/2007 2005OR039 OR Logging worker killed while riding on step of skidder.
10/8/2007 2006OR025 OR Ranch worker killed by pressurized water striking eye.
10/4/2007 2006OR009 OR Logger killed by 41-foot pole sliding down steep hill.
10/4/2007 2006OR026 OR Machine operator dies after head crushed in machine.
6/26/2007 2006OR003 OR Novice drywall installer dies in 7-foot fall from scaffold.
6/11/2007 2006OR006 OR Worker killed when jacket pocket activated machinery.
5/22/2007 2004OR002 OR Mechanic dies from lack of oxygen in transport tank.
11/27/2006 2004OR021 OR Truck driver crushed by front-end loader in mill yard.
11/27/2006 2006OR005 OR Mechanic killed when collar caught on PTO driveline.
10/10/2006 2005OR018 OR Temporary mill worker dies in fall from tower catwalk.
10/10/2006 2005OR038 OR Window cleaner killed in fall due to unsecured line.
8/4/2006 2005OR024 OR Excavation worker killed by flying rigging when hook fails.
6/28/2006 2004OR052 OR Logger killed by swinging tree in yarding operation.
5/18/2006 2004OR023 OR Ranch hand killed by bulldozer while logging.
5/15/2006 2005OR028 OR Bulldozer movement kills operator standing on track.
3/23/2006 2005OR005 OR Operator crushed while repairing running machine.
3/23/2006 2004OR015 OR Fabricator killed by ruptured hydraulic press fitting.
2/9/2006 2003OR021 OR Worker killed in wood-dust fire sparked by faulty fuse.
2/9/2006 2004OR037 OR Janitor using propane buffer killed by carbon monoxide.
2/9/2006 2005OR007 OR Technician crushed when aerial platform lift engaged.
1/26/2006 2004OR007 OR Nursery laborer killed in skid-steer loader.
1/26/2006 2003OR033 OR Farm driver overturns truck in irrigation ditch and drowns.
1/25/2006 2004OR005 OR Machine operator electrocuted while shoveling pellets.
1/25/2006 2003OR029 OR Operator killed when bulldozer slides off logging road.
1/5/2006 2005OR008 OR Mechanic killed while inspecting masonry stacker machine.
9/30/2005 2004OR004 OR Parked forklift crushes operator against semi-trailer.
9/30/2005 2004OR010 OR Forklift crushes operator working underneath on starter.
5/18/2005 2003OR016 OR Load of lumber shifts and falls on construction worker killing him.
4/1/2005 2003OR040 OR Effort to clear rock jam in operating rock crusher fatal.
8/10/2004 2004OR003 OR Sawmill worker crushed during debarker maintenance.
12/6/2003 2003OR039 OR Worker is thrown from cab of crane and is crushed.
12/5/2003 2003OR018 OR Auto salvage worker killed by unsecured car on transporter.
11/21/2003 2003OR008 OR Hispanic laborer drowns after falling into landscaping pond.
11/16/2003 2003OR010 OR Home construction worker falls down elevator shaft.
11/3/2003 2003OR032 OR Vehicle strikes utility worker in short-duration work zone.
10/30/2003 2003OR007 OR Logger killed as skyline cable whips free of slash pile.
10/21/2003 2003OR006 OR Logger killed by falling sheave when yarder tower collapses.
10/21/2003 2003OR022 OR Shipyard welder ignites hydraulic fluid and is fatally burned.
10/4/2003 2003OR019 OR Farmer is killed when he falls beneath moving combine.
9/1/2003 2003OR020 OR Young camp counselor killed when cannon bursts to pieces.
8/6/2003 2003OR001 OR Roofer's family member helping at work site dies after falling through skylight.
7/16/2003 2003OR015 OR Construction worker dies when he leans out of the protective cage of a skid steer forklift and is crushed.

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