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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.

NIOSH FACE Reports: Machine Related

Report No. Incident State Title
2014-01 TN Maintenance worker struck by forklift carriage - Tennessee.
2013-01 SC Hispanic scrap yard worker dies when struck by material handler at metal recycling facility - South Carolina.
2012-01 NC Hispanic lumberyard worker dies when struck by a forklift - North Carolina.
2011-01 CO Railcar worker dies after being crushed by a reach stacker lifting a wind tower section - Colorado.
2010-01 TN Solid waste compost facility worker dies, body is recovered in digester tube - Tennessee.
2009-02 TN Hispanic worker dies when a sixty-foot tree falls onto the hydraulic excavator he was operating to clear land - Tennessee.
2008-01 SC Cement truck driver dies after being backed over by a skid-steer loader - South Carolina.
2007-06 SC Hispanic construction worker dies while operating ride-on roller/compactor - South Carolina.
2007-03 OH Company owner dies from fall after upper boom failure on aerial lift - Ohio.
2006-05 TN Equipment operator dies from burns after a hydraulic line burst on a bulldozer and sprayed hydraulic fluid across the exhaust manifold - Tennessee.
2006-03 VA Laborer dies after being run over by a backing dump truck during a nighttime paving project - Virginia.
2006-02 SC Millwright killed when pinned between the feed rolls of a debarker during machine maintenance - South Carolina.
2006-01 NC Hispanic carpenter's helper dies after crane boom fell on him during disassembly - North Carolina.
2005-11 NC Construction worker dies after being run over by a bulldozer at a commercial construction site - North Carolina.
2005-09 TN Operator dies from crushing injuries after being pinned between a track drill control console and exterior wall of courthouse - Tennessee.
2005-06 NC Hispanic worker dies after falling from a pile of construction debris in the bed of a trash-style body truck to a paved driveway below - North Carolina.
2005-06 NC Obrero hispano muere al caer a un camino de acceso pavimentado desde una montaña de escombros de construcción que se encontraban en el cajón de un camión del tipo recolector de escombros en Carolina del Norte.
2005-05 TN Hispanic youth dies in densifier at a plastics recycling plant - Tennessee.
2004-08 MD Fifteen-year-old Hispanic youth dies after entering the hopper of a bark blower - Maryland.
2004-05 OH Four construction workers die after cantilever launching gantry collapses at bridge construction site - Ohio.
2004-03 TN Seventeen-year-old high school student working as a warehouse laborer in work-based learning program dies after forklift tips over and crushes him - Tennessee.
2004-01 OH Hispanic laborer dies after being crushed between the frame of a skid steer loader and the scraper attachment on the loader lift arms - Ohio.
2003-13 SC 18-year-old dies after being entangled in a portable mortar mixer - South Carolina.
2003-12 SC Hispanic pipe layer dies after being struck by excavator (track hoe) bucket on construction site - South Carolina.
2003-09 NC Two Hispanic guardrail installers die after being struck by a guardrail - North Carolina.
2003-05 NC Hispanic construction laborer dies and two coworkers are injured after falling 10 feet from an unsecured box on the forks of a forklift - North Carolina.
2003-01 VA Part-time laborer pinned between scissor lift work platform railing and doorway header - Virginia.
2002-11 NC Hispanic construction laborer dies after portable silo collapse - North Carolina.
2002-10 OH Youth farm worker dies after falling into operating feed grinder/mixer - Ohio.
2002-09 NC Hispanic forklift operator dies after being caught between mast and cage of forklift - North Carolina.
2002-08 TN Hispanic dump-truck driver dies after being caught between frame and dump body of off-road truck while performing routine lubrication - Tennessee.
2002-05 SC Maintenance mechanic dies after being trapped in the pneumatic door of a vacuum cooler - South Carolina.
2002-04 TN Plumber dies after being crushed between a tandem scissors lift platform and the I-beam frame of a mobile home -Tennessee.
2002-03 NC Construction laborer dies after being run over and crushed by a grader at a road construction site - North Carolina.
2002-02 AZ Seventeen-year-old warehouse laborer dies after the forklift he was operating tipped over and crushed him - Arizona.
2001-03 AR Thirty-eight-year-old stevedore at river port materials handling facility struck by collapsing crane boom - Arkansas.
2000-22 NY Seventeen-year-old laborer at salvage lumber operation crushed by forklift that tipped over - New York.
2000-21 FL Fourteen-year-old youth pulled into operating wood chipper - Florida.
2000-19 NY Sixteen-year-old produce-market worker dies from crushing injuries after being caught in a vertical downstroke baler - New York.
2000-15 NC A plant production supervisor dies after being crushed between the boom arm and front chassis of a skid-steer loader - North Carolina.
2000-14 CT Sixteen-year-old mechanic's assistant dies after being run over by the rear wheels of a tub grinder - Connecticut.
2000-13 UT Fifteen-year-old part-time worker at retail grocery store suffers amputation while assembling meat grinder - Utah.
2000-12 OH Carpenter dies after being struck by uncontrolled concrete bucket when crane tips over - Ohio.
2000-10 NC Construction laborer dies after being pinned between the bucket of a mini-excavator and an air compressor - North Carolina.
2000-09 OH Sixteen-year-old laborer at a building supply center crushed by forklift that tipped over - Ohio.
2000-06 GA Sixteen-year-old farmworker dies in a cotton packing machine after being covered with a load of cotton - Georgia.
2000-05 PA Truck driver dies after the off-highway truck he was operating rolled over an embankment and came to rest on its top - Pennsylvania.
2000-01 NC Worker dies from crushing injuries after falling into a baling machine - North Carolina.
1999-06 CT 16 year-old ride attendant dies after being caught and dragged by amusement park ride - Connecticut.
1999-05 OH 15 year-old campground laborer dies after striking a camper trailer hitch while operating a utility vehicle - Ohio.
1999-03 SC Female construction worker dies in a compactor tip over at a highway construction site - South Carolina.
1998-19 VA Laborer run over by dump truck at roadway resurfacing operation - Virginia.
1998-18 VA Equipment operator crushed when chimney falls on hydraulic excavator - Virginia.
1998-15 MI 9-year-old child helping with blueberry harvest dies after being run over by cargo truck on field road - Michigan.
1998-14 PA Machine operator dies after being crushed by 9,700-pound coil cart - Pennsylvania.
1998-13 NC Groundsman on tree trimming crew caught in wood chipper - North Carolina.
1998-12 NC Fence technician pinned inside cargo van by line laying machine - North Carolina.
1998-10 SC Temporary laborer crushed by dump truck at landfill - South Carolina.
1998-06 VA Construction laborer dies after being run over by asphalt roller at highway construction site - Virginia.
1998-02 VA Truck driver dies after crane boom strikes truck cab at construction site - Virginia.
1997-20 NC Laborer dies when caught between boom linkage of skid-steer loading machine - North Carolina.
1997-19 NC Electric line technician dies after falling from forklift - North Carolina.
1997-17 VA Maintenance electrician dies from crush injuries when caught between nip barrier and upper frame of paper rewinder - Virginia.
1997-15 SC Laborer dies after falling into baler at paper products plant - South Carolina.
1997-14 NC Maintenance worker dies after overhead crane collides with aerial platform at construction equipment plant - North Carolina.
1997-12 VA Tree trimmer dies after 40-foot fall in aerial bucker - Virginia.
1997-11 PA Construction laborer dies after being stuck by a front end loader at a construction site - Pennsylvania.
1997-07 NC Order picker dies after falling from a lift truck suspended pallet - North Carolina.
1997-06 VA Tree trimming crew leader caught in wood chipper - Virginia.
1997-03 PA Mechanic fatally injured during dismantling of crane boom at scrap metal yard - Pennsylvania.
1997-02 TX Laborer's legs amputated inside paper baler at resource recovery center.
1997-01 NC Company president killed when forklift overturns - North Carolina, September 18, 1996.
1996-24 SC Steel rack installer dies after being struck by 3,000 pound bundle of rack end pieces - South Carolina, July 25, 1996.
1996-23 TN Recycling center laborer crushed in baling machine - Tennessee.
1996-18 VA Supervisor dies as a result of injuries sustained in fall with powered vertical lift aerial platform - Virginia, May 7, 1996.
1996-16 VA Equipment operator dies after scraper overturns - Virginia, March 14, 1996.
1996-11 SC Welder dies after being struck by a three-ton steel roof truss - South Carolina, February 29, 1996.
1996-09 VA Public-utility foreman dies after being struck against the protective cab of a tractor - Virginia, December 21, 1995.
1996-07 WV Welder/ironworker dies after becoming entangled in a beltline driveshaft - South Carolina, September 8, 1995.
1996-04 NC Press operator dies after forklift rams scrap bin - North Carolina, October 19, 1995.
1996-03 NC Trash collector dies after being caught in compactor of refuse vehicle - North Carolina, November 3, 1995.
1996-02 SC Sanitation worker dies after being caught in chiller at poultry processing plant - South Carolina, September 16, 1995.
1995-20 SC Assistant manager dies after 15-foot fall from forklift-suspended pallet - South Carolina, September 6, 1995.
1995-16 VA Janitorial worker dies as result of injuries sustained in fall with personnel lift - Virginia, August 17, 1995.
1995-14 TN Machine operator fatally injured when struck by the elevator of a concrete block cuber machine - Tennessee, August 29, 1995.
1995-13 TN Shift supervisor dies from injuries received after his arms were caught between two paper machine rollers - Tennessee, July 5, 1995.
1995-12 TN Laborer fatally injured while cleaning concrete mixer - Tennessee, May 15, 1995.
1995-11 VA Sanitation worker run over at solid waste transfer station - Virginia, June 2, 1995.
1995-10 VA Tree trimmer dies after being run over by aerial bucket truck - Virginia, February 23, 1995.
1995-07 NC Machine operator struck and killed by cutting head of feller buncher machine - North Carolina, January 11, 1995.
1995-02 TN Mill operator dies from injuries received after his upper torso was caught between lamination rollers - Tennessee, November 1, 1994.
1995-01 TN Ironworker foreman dies after falling 24 feet from a forklift - Tennessee, October 24, 1994.
1994-20 VA Clean-up person at veneer factory killed when cut-off saw inadvertently activated - Virginia, July 30, 1994.
1994-19 VA Laborer dies after being struck by overturning crane - Virginia, August 8, 1994.
1994-18 VA Asphalt milling superintendent crushed under asphalt milling machine - Virginia, August 5, 1994.
1994-06 SC Extrusion machine operator dies of head injuries received when his head became caught in extrusion machine rollers - South Carolina, March 14, 1994.
1993-16 SC Equipment operator struck and killed by skidder - South Carolina, April 8, 1993.
1993-07 PA Technical engineer dies after being struck and crushed by a bulldozer/earth compactor - Pennsylvania, November 18, 1992.
1992-39 VA Maintenance man dies after being drawn into 17 1/2-inch-diameter positive pressure intake pipe - Virginia, August 30, 1992.
1992-26 VA Warehouse supervisor dies after being caught between a pallet stacking machine and a storage rack support - Virginia, July 9, 1992.
1992-13 AK Bulldozer operator crushed by bulldozer during construction of oil exploration island - Alaska.
1991-24 SC Order selector dies after jumping 16 feet from an elevated pallet on an overturning forklift in South Carolina, July 24, 1991.
1989-45 PA Welder dies in fall from fork lift, July 16, 1989.
1988-10 OH City worker dies when struck and dragged by mobile equipment in Ohio, November 16, 1987.
1986-12 WV Welder dies in mine machine repair facility in West Virginia.
1984-20 MI Die cast operator pinned by robot.
1984-18 WV Struck and crushed by a backing forklift while cleaning up an auto salvage yard.
1984-12 WV Supply motorman killed by load falling from a forklift.
1983-10 VA Overturning of a forklift.

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