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FATALITY ASSESSMENT AND CONTROL EVALUATION (FACE) PROGRAM

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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

Spotlight

Preventing Worker Injuries and Deaths from Backing Construction Vehicles and Equipment at Roadway Construction Worksites

Workers on roadway construction worksites are exposed to possible injury and death from moving construction vehicles and equipment. This new NIOSH Workplace Solutions recommends that specific procedures and controls be in place at roadway construction worksites to help prevent backover-related injuries and deaths at roadway construction worksites.

Preventing Falls from Heights through the Design of Embedded Safety Features

Construction is one of the most dangerous industries, and falls are a frequent cause of fatal injuries for construction workers. This new NIOSH Workplace design solutions encourages incorporating fall protection devices in the design of building and construction projects. NIOSH recommends that facility designers, owners, constructors, and safety and health professionals collaborate to perform one or more safety design reviews to explore and address hazards likely to occur over the life cycle of the facility.


 

 

Contact FACE

Nancy Romano, M.S., CSHM
FACE Project Officer
Fatality Investigations Team
Division of Safety Research
NIOSH
ndr4@cdc.gov
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