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: Energy Production
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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3/5/2015 2014KY036 KY Scrap processor struck by wrench and dies after makeshift torque system fails, Kentucky.
8/26/2014 2013NJ015 NJ Laborer dies after falling through 40-foot high roof of recycling facility.
6/7/2013 2011CA008 CA Two laborers die from hydrogen sulfide exposure in a confined space at an organic waste recycling facility.
2/3/2011 2010CA005 CA A mechanic dies when he is crushed by the hydraulic arm of a recyclable refuse collection truck.
1/27/2009 2008CA006 CA Laborer dies when he falls 35 feet from a scaffold after being electrocuted - California.
8/26/2008 2007MI172 MI Roofer dies from fall off residential roof.
6/30/2008 2007CA007 CA A Hispanic maintenance worker dies after falling through a skylight.
9/10/2007 2005MA018 MA Temporary laborer was fatally injured when caught between an idler pulley and conveyor belt at a recycling facility - Massachusetts.
8/24/2006 2005NJ077 NJ Recycling collector dies after falling under the wheels of his truck.
3/26/2004 2002MA030 MA A Spanish speaking roofer dies after falling from a roof of a residential structure - Massachusetts.
2/1/2004 2003WI042 WI Hispanic painter dies after falling from a new house roof.
10/28/2003 2002CA008 CA A Hispanic female laborer was run over by a forklift that was moving a trash bin in a waste transfer and recycling station.
9/24/2003 2003OK016 OK Waste disposal worker was crushed between a waste disposal truck and a dumpster.
9/4/2002 2001CA012 CA A heavy equipment spotter died when he was backed over by a front-end loader inside a trash collection transfer station.
12/21/2001 2001CA005 CA Maintenance worker is killed when backed over by a bucket loader at a glass recycling center.
1/1/2001 2000IA031 IA Worker dies when tower crane and water tower crash to the ground.
12/21/2000 2000MA035 MA Massachusetts laborer crushed in baler at paper recycling facility.
2/24/2000 1999NJ024 NJ Recycling plant laborer engulfed by a load of plastics on a conveyor in New Jersey.
2/12/1999 1998CA011 CA Laborer falls through skylight opening in warehouse roof to the ground below and dies in California.
4/7/1998 1997NJ087 NJ Roofer dies after falling 23 feet through a school skylight in New Jersey.
2/23/1998 1997NJ078 NJ Recycling plant worker killed when caught in a closing overhead bay door.
1/2/1998 1997IA052 IA Mobile tower crane falls 180 feet to the ground killing the crane operator.
2/24/1997 1996MN080 MN Operator dies after being crushed inside a side-loading waste-hauling truck.
2/21/1997 1996NJ026 NJ Recycling center laborer crushed in a vertical upstroke baling machine.
11/7/1996 1995MA026 MA Foreman dies when struck by front end loader at a Massachusetts scrap metal recycling plant.
5/3/1996 1995NJ108 NJ Machine operator crushed in a recycling center baling machine.
10/7/1995 1995CA006 CA Recycling packer dies after being crushed by a recycling ram in California.
9/4/1994 1994MN013 MN Construction worker dies after falling from a wind turbine tower.
5/21/1993 1992MA020 MA Massachusetts trash collection company operations manager dies when crushed between conveyor truck and dumpster.

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