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 Construction

Pub. Date Report No. State
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6/22/2017 2013-05 WV Worker killed when a section of pipeline crashed through excavator cab and struck him in the chest during a tandem lift - West Virginia.
12/16/2015 2013-01 SC Hispanic scrap yard worker dies when struck by material handler at metal recycling facility - South Carolina.
8/19/2011 2009-02 TN Hispanic worker dies when a sixty-foot tree falls onto the hydraulic excavator he was operating to clear land - Tennessee.
7/25/2008 2007-06 SC Hispanic construction worker dies while operating ride-on roller/compactor - South Carolina.
6/20/2007 2006-03 VA Laborer dies after being run over by a backing dump truck during a nighttime paving project - Virginia.
12/22/2006 2006-01 NC Hispanic carpenter's helper dies after crane boom fell on him during disassembly - North Carolina.
5/31/2006 2004-05 OH Four construction workers die after cantilever launching gantry collapses at bridge construction site - Ohio.
4/7/2006 2005-11 NC Construction worker dies after being run over by a bulldozer at a commercial construction site - North Carolina.
10/7/2005 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.
4/15/2004 2003-01 VA Part-time laborer pinned between scissor lift work platform railing and doorway header - Virginia.
1/23/2004 2003-12 SC Hispanic pipe layer dies after being struck by excavator (track hoe) bucket on construction site - South Carolina.
1/7/2004 2003-13 SC 18-year-old dies after being entangled in a portable mortar mixer - South Carolina.
3/21/2003 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.
2/12/2003 2002-11 NC Hispanic construction laborer dies after portable silo collapse - North Carolina.
12/12/2002 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.
8/26/2002 2002-03 NC Construction laborer dies after being run over and crushed by a grader at a road construction site - North Carolina.
5/28/2002 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.
6/1/2000 2000-10 NC Construction laborer dies after being pinned between the bucket of a mini-excavator and an air compressor - North Carolina.
2/17/2000 1999-03 SC Female construction worker dies in a compactor tip over at a highway construction site - South Carolina.
2/24/1999 1998-18 VA Equipment operator crushed when chimney falls on hydraulic excavator - Virginia.
12/7/1998 1998-19 VA Laborer run over by dump truck at roadway resurfacing operation - Virginia.
10/14/1998 1998-12 NC Fence technician pinned inside cargo van by line laying machine - North Carolina.
7/13/1998 1998-06 VA Construction laborer dies after being run over by asphalt roller at highway construction site - Virginia.
4/3/1998 1998-02 VA Truck driver dies after crane boom strikes truck cab at construction site - Virginia.
7/22/1997 1997-11 PA Construction laborer dies after being stuck by a front end loader at a construction site - Pennsylvania.
6/10/1997 1997-03 PA Mechanic fatally injured during dismantling of crane boom at scrap metal yard - Pennsylvania.
9/11/1996 1996-16 VA Equipment operator dies after scraper overturns - Virginia, March 14, 1996.
5/17/1996 1996-07 SC Welder/ironworker dies after becoming entangled in a beltline driveshaft - South Carolina, September 8, 1995.
2/13/1995 1994-19 VA Laborer dies after being struck by overturning crane - Virginia, August 8, 1994.
12/5/1994 1994-18 VA Asphalt milling superintendent crushed under asphalt milling machine - Virginia, August 5, 1994.
8/24/1993 1993-07 PA Technical engineer dies after being struck and crushed by a bulldozer/earth compactor - Pennsylvania, November 18, 1992.
7/1/1993 1993-16 SC Equipment operator struck and killed by skidder - South Carolina, April 8, 1993.
3/1/1992 1992-13 AK Bulldozer operator crushed by bulldozer during construction of oil exploration island - Alaska.

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