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: Washington
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.

WA State FACE Website

Pub. Date Report No. State
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2/6/2023 2023WA5254 WA Family dairy farm worker dies when tractor rolls down embankment.
4/12/2022 2022WA5252 WA Driver crushed by rollaway woodchip truck.
5/31/2021 2021WA5248 WA Operator falls from boom lift while tree trimming.
12/10/2018 2018WA054 WA Supervisor at used clothing processing facility and warehouse dies when struck by falling clothing Bales, Washington.
8/2/2018 2018WA052044 WA A boat maintenance crew supervisor dies of carbon monoxide poisoning while using a gasoline-powered pressure washer.
7/10/2018 2018WA052 WA Maintenance mechanic dies after being burned by hot boric acid solution while removing pump.
1/22/2018 2012WA015 WA Forklift operator dies when crushed between forklift overhead guard and mast, Washington.
10/20/2017 2015WA029 WA A 19-year-old landscape laborer dies when entangled in auger after entering the hopper of a bark blower truck, Washington.
5/24/2017 2013WA015 WA Orchard tractor operator dies when run over by rotary mower after falling from tractor.
12/19/2016 2015WA02901 WA Bark company owner dies after being crushed by ecology block wall.
11/14/2016 2012WA045 WA Forest crew worker electrocuted while trying to cut tree fallen on high-voltage power line.
10/20/2016 2016WA001 WA Coffee stand owner dies when leak from propane cylinder causes a fire - Washington.
8/29/2016 2012WA701 WA Fertilizer company worker crushed to death by falling concrete ecology block.
11/16/2015 2011WA012 WA Truck driver dies after being struck by semi-trailer truck in trailer lot of customer yard.
6/30/2015 2009WA04401 WA Orchard laborer dies after being struck and run over by dump trailer.
5/15/2015 2011WA03301 WA Log truck driver dies when struck by logs being loaded onto trailer.
4/21/2015 2010WA031 WA Two propane gas supplier workers electrocuted when boom truck crane's boom contacts 7,200 volt overhead power line.
8/7/2014 2008WA001 WA Operator dies after excavator tips over the side of a bridge into river.
2/24/2014 2010WA048 WA Timber harvester operator killed following a chain shot incident.
11/18/2013 2008WA053 WA Orchard tractor operator dies when run over by trailer-mounted water tank towed by tractor.
5/21/2013 2011WA013 WA Truck driver dies after being run over by propane transport rolling backward at bulk plant.
2/11/2013 2009WA047 WA Orchard laborer dies when crushed between a motor grader and semi-truck in Washington State.
9/14/2012 2010WA015 WA Operator dies after being caught between bulldozer's track and fender.
7/15/2012 2010WA001 WA Machinist dies after being struck by rotating steel bar stock in lathe in Washington State.
6/8/2012 2010WA040 WA Deck engineer on barge dies when struck by crane counterweight in Washington State.
1/25/2012 2009WA051 WA Carpet installer dies after falling 32 feet at a commercial jobsite.
6/30/2010 2008WA049 WA Assembler/fabricator dies when struck by "L" rack loaded with glass mirrors in Washington State.
10/5/2009 2003WA039 WA A 16-year-old worker dies when struck by a portable gantry crane used as an engine hoist in Washington State.
7/31/2008 2004WA080 WA Maintenance worker electrocuted while attempting to change a light bulb in Washington State.
3/31/2008 2003WA038 WA Two teen workers asphyxiate in an agricultural silo.
6/25/2007 2002WA019 WA Temporary construction worker dies after falling from a scaffold plank in Washington State.
10/23/2006 2002WA048 WA Maintenance worker killed when struck by a vehicle along a highway in Washington State.
1/31/2006 2000WA011 WA Flagger fatally injured when struck by a car at a highway work zone in Washington State.
7/29/2005 2002WA034 WA Utility construction supervisor killed when struck by a pickup truck at a work zone in Washington State.
12/27/2004 2000WA012 WA Temporary worker killed when caught in machinery at a bottling pant in Washington State.
8/5/2004 2000WA041 WA City worker killed when struck by a dump truck in Washington State.
12/30/2003 2000WA040 WA Lineman killed after being struck by a car in Washington State.
6/16/2003 1999WA011 WA Logger killed by log during helicopter logging operation in Washington State.
5/28/2002 1999WA070 WA Flagger killed when struck by a dump truck, during road construction, in Washington State.
2/25/2002 1998WA113 WA Fifteen-year-old worker falls from roof of building in Washington State.
7/31/2001 1999WA056 WA Tractor overturn kills 16-year-old farm worker in Washington State.
8/16/2000 1998WA103 WA Cedar salvage logger killed when struck by falling cedar blocks during a helicopter logging operation in Washington State.
3/16/2000 1998WA086 WA Construction contractor killed by fall from a ladder - Washington State.
11/30/1999 1998WA063 WA Night foreman killed after falling from a hay de-stacker in Washington State.
4/30/1999 1998WA076 WA Logger killed when struck by top of falling tree, which was felled by an adjacent cutter, in Washington State.
9/20/1998 1998WA060 WA Sawmill unscrambler operator killed when struck by a board ejected by trim saw in Washington State.

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