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 Manufacturing

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12/11/2014 2012-01 NC Hispanic lumberyard worker dies when struck by a forklift - North Carolina.
11/7/2011 2011-01 CO Railcar worker dies after being crushed by a reach stacker lifting a wind tower section - Colorado.
3/16/2007 2006-02 SC Millwright killed when pinned between the feed rolls of a debarker during machine maintenance - South Carolina.
8/29/2005 2005-05 TN Hispanic youth dies in densifier at a plastics recycling plant - Tennessee.
7/23/2004 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.
5/28/2004 2002-09 NC Hispanic forklift operator dies after being caught between mast and cage of forklift - North Carolina.
5/14/2004 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.
1/7/2004 2003-13 SC 18-year-old dies after being entangled in a portable mortar mixer - South Carolina.
10/29/2003 2002-05 SC Maintenance mechanic dies after being trapped in the pneumatic door of a vacuum cooler - South Carolina.
8/26/2002 2002-04 TN Plumber dies after being crushed between a tandem scissors lift platform and the I-beam frame of a mobile home -Tennessee.
5/23/2002 2002-02 AZ Seventeen-year-old warehouse laborer dies after the forklift he was operating tipped over and crushed him - Arizona.
8/13/2001 2001-03 AR Thirty-eight-year-old stevedore at river port materials handling facility struck by collapsing crane boom - Arkansas.
2/14/2001 2000-22 NY Seventeen-year-old laborer at salvage lumber operation crushed by forklift that tipped over - New York.
8/22/2000 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.
7/28/2000 2000-19 NY Sixteen-year-old produce-market worker dies from crushing injuries after being caught in a vertical downstroke baler - New York.
5/22/2000 2000-12 OH Carpenter dies after being struck by uncontrolled concrete bucket when crane tips over - Ohio.
4/18/2000 2000-01 NC Worker dies from crushing injuries after falling into a baling machine - North Carolina.
10/29/1998 1998-14 PA Machine operator dies after being crushed by 9,700-pound coil cart - Pennsylvania.
8/28/1998 1998-10 SC Temporary laborer crushed by dump truck at landfill - South Carolina.
11/5/1997 1997-20 NC Laborer dies when caught between boom linkage of skid-steer loading machine - North Carolina.
10/9/1997 1997-14 NC Maintenance worker dies after overhead crane collides with aerial platform at construction equipment plant - North Carolina.
10/1/1997 1997-12 VA Tree trimmer dies after 40-foot fall in aerial bucker - Virginia.
9/11/1997 1997-19 NC Electric line technician dies after falling from forklift - North Carolina.
9/11/1997 1997-15 SC Laborer dies after falling into baler at paper products plant - South Carolina.
8/26/1997 1997-17 VA Maintenance electrician dies from crush injuries when caught between nip barrier and upper frame of paper rewinder - Virginia.
6/10/1997 1997-07 NC Order picker dies after falling from a lift truck suspended pallet - North Carolina.
12/9/1996 1997-01 NC Company president killed when forklift overturns - North Carolina, September 18, 1996.
12/1/1996 1996-23 TN Recycling center laborer crushed in baling machine - Tennessee.
11/26/1996 1996-24 SC Steel rack installer dies after being struck by 3,000 pound bundle of rack end pieces - South Carolina, July 25, 1996.
9/11/1996 1996-18 VA Supervisor dies as a result of injuries sustained in fall with powered vertical lift aerial platform - Virginia, May 7, 1996.
5/28/1996 1996-11 SC Welder dies after being struck by a three-ton steel roof truss - South Carolina, February 29, 1996.
5/8/1996 1995-20 SC Assistant manager dies after 15-foot fall from forklift-suspended pallet - South Carolina, September 6, 1995.
4/16/1996 1996-03 NC Trash collector dies after being caught in compactor of refuse vehicle - North Carolina, November 3, 1995.
4/15/1996 1996-04 NC Press operator dies after forklift rams scrap bin - North Carolina, October 19, 1995.
4/5/1996 1995-10 VA Tree trimmer dies after being run over by aerial bucket truck - Virginia, February 23, 1995.
2/21/1996 1996-02 SC Sanitation worker dies after being caught in chiller at poultry processing plant - South Carolina, September 16, 1995.
10/31/1995 1995-14 TN Machine operator fatally injured when struck by the elevator of a concrete block cuber machine - Tennessee, August 29, 1995.
9/18/1995 1995-11 VA Sanitation worker run over at solid waste transfer station - Virginia, June 2, 1995.
8/29/1995 1995-13 TN Shift supervisor dies from injuries received after his arms were caught between two paper machine rollers - Tennessee, July 5, 1995.
8/8/1995 1995-12 TN Laborer fatally injured while cleaning concrete mixer - Tennessee, May 15, 1995.
1/12/1995 1995-02 TN Mill operator dies from injuries received after his upper torso was caught between lamination rollers - Tennessee, November 1, 1994.
1/4/1995 1994-20 VA Clean-up person at veneer factory killed when cut-off saw inadvertently activated - Virginia, July 30, 1994.
12/12/1994 1995-01 TN Ironworker foreman dies after falling 24 feet from a forklift - Tennessee, October 24, 1994.
10/3/1994 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.
3/4/1993 1992-39 VA Maintenance man dies after being drawn into 17 1/2-inch-diameter positive pressure intake pipe - Virginia, August 30, 1992.
11/22/1991 1991-24 SC Order selector dies after jumping 16 feet from an elevated pallet on an overturning forklift in South Carolina, July 24, 1991.
12/10/1989 1989-45 PA Welder dies in fall from fork lift, July 16, 1989.
7/20/1988 1988-10 OH City worker dies when struck and dragged by mobile equipment in Ohio, November 16, 1987.
1/6/1986 1986-12 WV Welder dies in mine machine repair facility in West Virginia.
9/1/1984 1984-18 WV Struck and crushed by a backing forklift while cleaning up an auto salvage yard.
9/1/1984 1984-20 MI Die cast operator pinned by robot.
6/1/1984 1984-12 WV Supply motorman killed by load falling from a forklift.

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