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Each day, between 12 to 13 U.S. workers die as a result of a traumatic injury on the job. Investigations conducted through the FACE program allow the identification of factors that contribute to these fatal injuries. This information is used to develop comprehensive recommendations for preventing similar deaths. This web page provides access to NIOSH investigation reports and other safety resources.

Fatality Investigation Reports Indexed by Program


National Waste & Recycling Association Safety Stand Down

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) Safety Stand Down on vehicle backing runs the week of January 25 – 29, 2016. This week-long training and awareness effort is focused around reducing fatalities and injuries related to vehicle backing incidents which represents a common challenge for the industry. Members of the waste and recycling industry are asked to join in NWRA’s commitment toward significantly improving safety for the waste and recycling industry by taking part in this effort. Register to pledge to take part in the week-long Stand Down for safety. Upon registration, participants will receive a toolkit of resources for the Stand Down.



Contact FACE

Nancy Romano, M.S., CSHM
FACE Project Officer
Fatality Investigations Team
Division of Safety Research
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