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: Other
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.
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4/9/2020 2019CA002 CA A stationary engineer died when the multi-piece tire and wheel he was disassembling exploded.
3/9/2020 2017MI208 MI Marina owner drowned in six-foot deep water in marina slip.
3/9/2020 2018MI037 MI Tow truck driver died when school bus was struck by SUV.
12/20/2019 2018MI002 MI Tow truck driver securing vehicle to tow bed struck by SUV driver.
2/24/2019 2017MA051 MA Ranch hand dies after being kicked by a horse - Massachusetts.
7/10/2018 2018WA052 WA Maintenance mechanic dies after being burned by hot boric acid solution while removing pump.
12/19/2016 2015WA02901 WA Bark company owner dies after being crushed by ecology block wall.
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.
4/25/2016 2015NJ007 NJ Mechanic dies after being crushed under electrical cabinet.
2/5/2016 2014NJ008 NJ Plant manager crushed to death under fallen pile of steel beams - New Jersey.
8/26/2014 2012NJ078 NJ Tree-care worker is crushed by cut tree section during storm damage cleanup.
6/25/2014 2013MI090 MI Laborer died due to hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease with a contributing factor of hyperthermia.
11/21/2013 2012NY001 NY Snowmaker killed after sliding off an icy trail and striking a tree.
11/12/2013 2012CA006 CA A tree trimmer dies when he is crushed by palm tree fronds.
8/21/2013 2012NJ019 NJ Twenty-seven-year-old tree-care worker killed by falling branch.
6/4/2013 2011MI059 MI Hispanic farm laborer struck by 550-gallon water tank when wood support structure collapsed.
2/20/2013 2011IA013 IA Law enforcement officer killed in line of duty.
11/14/2012 2010MI034 MI Inmate struck by a falling elm snag.
11/1/2012 2011NJ020 NJ 52-Year-old public employee dies after being crushed between dumpster and rails of roll-off truck.
10/22/2012 2011CA009 CA A paint maker dies from exposure to dichloromethane (methylene chloride) while cleaning a paint tank.
10/10/2012 2011IA035 IA Convenience store cook died from smoke inhalation.
10/10/2012 2010IA005 IA Special-needs sanitation route helper caught in tailgate of waste collection truck.
10/10/2012 2010IA017 IA Fatal burn injury while bulldozing and burning brush.
9/11/2012 2012IA009 IA Bathtub refinishing technician died from inhalation of paint stripper vapors.
9/4/2012 2008OR001 OR Mechanic killed by excavator bucket during maintenance.
7/24/2012 2010CA009 CA A psychiatric technician dies from a patient assault at a forensic psychiatric facility.
6/8/2012 2010WA040 WA Deck engineer on barge dies when struck by crane counterweight in Washington State.
4/30/2012 2011CA006 CA An automotive mechanic dies from thermal burns when the gasoline he was pouring into a vehicle ignited.
12/19/2011 2011MA1NF MA Two 11th grade students shocked in separate incidents in the same electrical technology vocational school program - Massachusetts.
10/27/2011 2010MI032 MI Sewer administrator died when chop saw spark caused a 55-gallon drum to explode.
10/26/2011 2010MI013 MI Tub refinisher died due to methylene chloride overexposure while stripping a bathtub.
10/7/2011 2010MI067 MI Volunteer mowing grass pinned by overturned tractor.
7/25/2011 2009MI082 MI Golf course mechanic died when struck by falling ash tree.
5/20/2011 2009MA042 MA Warehouse worker fatally injured when struck by falling metal grates - Massachusetts.
9/30/2010 2009KY078 KY Service technician working alone dies after being assaulted.
6/30/2010 2008WA049 WA Assembler/fabricator dies when struck by "L" rack loaded with glass mirrors in Washington State.
6/11/2010 2008MA054 MA Municipal forestry foreman drowns while on emergency duty during an ice storm - Massachusetts.
3/11/2010 2006MA045 MA Dockworker dies due to carbon monoxide poisoning while using a gasoline powered pressure washer to clean inside a freshwater tank - Massachusetts.
3/1/2010 2008NY021 NY Day laborer at boat dock drowns after falling into river.
1/27/2010 2008MI171 MI Laborer died during test drive of four-wheel all terrain vehicle (ATV).
1/1/2010 2009CA004 CA A chemist dies from burns caused by mixing chemicals.
12/21/2009 2008MA1NF MA A cooperative placement 11th grade student was injured while operating a jointer in a millwork shop - Massachusetts.
11/10/2009 2008NJ012 NJ Entrapment in an intermodal cargo-container spreader kills worker at seaport terminal.
8/11/2009 2009CA001 CA Research associate dies from burns sustained while working with a pyrophoric chemical.
3/9/2009 2008MI001 MI Pipe technician killed by coke oven gas pipe explosion.
12/11/2008 2007NJ038 NJ Cargo handler killed by airplane tail stand tip-over during transport.
4/25/2008 2006MI188 MI Welder dies during welding repair inside of cargo tank compartment.
4/24/2008 2007CA003 CA A packer in a manufacturing facility dies when he is struck by a pipe that rolled off a storage rack.
11/19/2007 2007CA004 CA A boat repairman dies from burns received from a fire caused by an exploding battery.
11/6/2007 2006MI204 MI Security guard died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning.
10/16/2007 2006MI201 MI Journeyman pipefitter dies when struck in chest while removing vic fitting end cap from a pressurized pipe.
8/24/2007 2005MI077 MI Race car fuel dispenser operator killed when methanol tank exploded.
2/1/2007 2005NJ081 NJ Groundman killed by falling tree section at tree removal operation.
1/23/2007 2005MI095 MI Municipal tree trimmer dies when falling tree limb struck him.
10/3/2006 2004MI074 MI Millwright dies when struck by uncontrolled, flailing crane cable.
6/9/2006 2005MI084 MI Worker dies in trench collapse.
5/11/1999 1998KY103 KY Log rolls off truck at sawmill killing employee.
9/23/1996 1995CA019 CA Truck driver dies when a load of lumber falls over and crushes him in California.
2/8/1995 1994KY161 KY Log loader runs over worker at stave mill.

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