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CHILDHOOD AGRICULTURAL INJURY PREVENTION INITIATIVE

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Childhood Agricultural Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Investigation Reports

The following tables contain links to investigation reports of fatal injuries to youth in agricultural settings. The first table contains a list of cases investigated by NIOSH; the second table contains a list of cases investigated by state investigators in State-FACE programs.

NIOSH FACE Investigations of Fatal Injuries to Youth in Agricultural Settings

Report Number Title
89-46 A 15-year-old Grandson Died When He Entered A Manure Waste Pit With An Oxygen-deficient Atmosphere
98-15 9-Year-Old Child Helping With Blueberry Harvest Dies After Being Run Over by Cargo Truck on Field Road
2000-06 A 16-year-old Male Farmworker Died In A Cotton Packing Machine After Being covered With A Load of Cotton - Georgia
2000-18 A 15-year-old Male Farm Worker Died After the Tractor He Was Operating Overturned Into A Manure Pit - Pennsylvania
2002-10 Youth Farm Worker Dies After Falling Into Operating Feed Grinder/Mixer - Ohio

State-FACE Investigations of Fatal Injuries to Youth In Agricultural Settings

Report Number State Title
95IA009 IA A 12 year old boy working part-time for a farmer was killed when he lost control and overturned a tractor in a 12 foot deep roadside ditch.
99IA003 IA Youth farm worker is killed when he becomes entangled in PTO driveline of an old grinder-mixer.
03IA020 IA A 14- year-old boy died while helping his grandfather clear farmland of fence posts.
04IA017 IA A 12-year-old boy was killed while helping a farmer, his uncle, hitch a hay wagon to a truck.
04IA019 IA An eight-year-old farm boy was killed while helping his father chop hay for silage on their dairy farm.
01KY062 KY A 16-year-old female was killed after the tractor on which she was riding as a passenger overturned.
03MI052 MI A 13-year-old farm youth was killed when he became entangled in an unguarded rotating power take-off (PTO) shaft.
04MI176 MI 6-Year-Old Youth Dies When He Was Run Over by a Skid-Steer Loader Driven by His 9-Year-Old Brother
94MN030 MN Farm Youth Dies After Being Crushed by a "Run Away" Chopper Wagon
94MN039 MN As the 16 year old victim drove down the highway, the right wheels of the tractor left the road surface.
94MN041 MN The 10 year old victim was driving the tractor on a public highway, pulling a baler and a hayrack loaded with bales of hay.
95MN045 MN A 13-year-old male farm youth (victim) died of injuries sustained after he was engulfed in corn inside a steel grain bin.
95MN046 MN Farmer Youth Dies After Being Struck By A Loader Bucket
97MN038 MN A 13-year-old farm youth (victim) died of injuries sustained when he was run over by a grass seeder.
00MN029 MN Farm Youth Dies After Falling From and Being Run Over By Tractor in Minnesota.
03MN021 MN A 12-year-old female died from injuries sustained when the tractor she was operating overturned.
05MN010 MN Farm Youth Dies After Becoming Entangled In the Unloading Beaters of a Forage Wagon
05MN036 MN Farm Youth Dies After Becoming Entangled In the Unloading Beaters of a Forage Wagon
99MO022 MO An eleven-year-old farm-boy died when the tractor he was operating overturned into a drainage ditch.
98NE029 NE A 18-year-old physical plant helper at a community college was killed when the tractor he was operating overturned in a ditch and landed on top of him.
99NE028 NE A 15 year old youth had gone in to scoop corn away from the front lower door of the grain bin so a sweep auger could be installed.
05NY001 NY An 18-year-old farm worker was fatally injured when he became entangled in a silage defacer.
98OK025 OK A 17-year-old male died when he became trapped in a hay baler that caught fire.
00OK045 OK A 17-year old on a hay hauling crew died from injuries received when he fell from a moving hay truck and was apparently run over by the vehicle's tire.
03WA038 WA Two Teen Workers Asphyxiate in an Agricultural Silo
99WA056 WA A 16-year-old farm worker (the victim) died of injuries when the tractor he was driving overturned and crushed him.
99WI038 WI An 18-year-old male farm worker (the victim) died after the tractor he was driving overturned and he received crushing injuries from being tossed in the cab.
00WI025 WI A 16-year-old male farm worker (the victim) died when a horse-drawn sled loaded with manure overturned on him.
02WI058 WI An 11 year-old youth died when he was pinned under the tractor he was driving.
92WY013 WY A 17 year old male ranch helper was struck by lightning while moving sheep between camps in a hilly area near the border of the state.
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