FATALITY ASSESSMENT AND CONTROL EVALUATION (FACE) PROGRAM

What’s New 2015

This page contains a listing of FACE reports and publications that were added to the FACE site in 2015.

Report Number Title Date Posted
2013-01

Hispanic Scrap Yard Worker Dies When Struck By Material Handler at Metal Recycling Facility—South Carolina

12/28
WA_71-142-2015

Grade Checker Severely Injured When Backed Over by Grader, WashingtonCdc-pdfExternal

  • Fatality Narrative – as slideshowCdc-pdfExternal (To view as a slideshow, open the file by clicking the “as slideshow” link, click “Tools” in the command bar menu and then “Full Screen Mode” in the drop down menu. Or you can press ctrl+L.)
12/17
OR_Toolkit_122015

OR FACE Toolbox Talks

12/17
Report Number Title Date Posted
13NJ049

Warehouse Worker Falls From Elevated Forklift Platform – New Jersey

11/12
13NJ059

Batch Maker Dies after Toxic Exposure to Toluene Vapor – New Jersey

11/12
NJ_FACE_Ladder

NJ FACE – Ladder Safety on the Job WebsiteExternal (EspañolExternal)

11/05
NJ_Infographic_Hispanics

EspañolCdc-pdfExternal)

11/05
New_Solutions_102015

NJ FACE Assessing Barriers to the Use of Fall Protection in Small Residential Construction Companies in New JerseyExternal

11/05
NY_Video

NY FACE Video: Plumber Killed in a Catastrophic Trench Collapse

11/03
WA_71-141-2015

Tractor Operator Dies When Tractor Rolls Over On Road, WashingtonCdc-pdfExternal

  • Fatality Narrative – as slideshowCdc-pdfExternal (To view as a slideshow, open the file by clicking the “as slideshow” link, click “Tools” in the command bar menu and then “Full Screen Mode” in the drop down menu. Or you can press ctrl+L.)
11/03

Report NumberTitleDate Posted

13MA032 Laborer Compressed between the Top Rail of a Scissor Lift Guardrail and a Steel Beam – Massachusetts 10/19
13MA026 Temporary Worker Fell from a Fixed Ladder inside a Building Being Renovated – Massachusetts 10/19
WA_71-140-2015 Pipe Layer Severely Injured in Trench Collapse, WashingtonCdc-pdfExternal
  • Fatality Narrative – as slideshowCdc-pdfExternal (To view as a slideshow, open the file by clicking the “as slideshow” link, click “Tools” in the command bar menu and then “Full Screen Mode” in the drop down menu. Or you can press ctrl+L.)
10/19
NSC_S+H_092015 National Safety Council, Safety+Health Magazine
FACE Value – Laborer Killed After Struck by Car in Parking LotExternal
10/16
14KY032 Cell Tower Technician Dies After Antenna Array Falls and Decapitates Him – Kentucky 10/05
Report Number Title Date Posted
NSC_S+H_092015

National Safety Council, Safety+Health Magazine
FACE Value – Foreman Dies After Falling into Running AugerExternal

08/25
NIOSH_Sci_Blog

Palm Tree Worker Suffocated by Palm Fronds – Another Death in California

08/25
WA_71-139-2015

Roofer Falls 20 Feet from Roof, WashingtonCdc-pdfExternal

  • Fatality Narrative – as slideshowCdc-pdfExternal (To view as a slideshow, open the file by clicking the “as slideshow” link, click “Tools” in the command bar menu and then “Full Screen Mode” in the drop down menu. Or you can press ctrl+L.)
08/25
11WA03301

Log Truck Driver Dies When Struck by Logs Being Loaded onto Trailer – Washington

08/24
10WA031

Two Propane Gas Supplier Workers Electrocuted when Boom Truck Crane’s Boom Contacts 7,200 Volt Overhead Power Line – Washington

08/24
09WA04401

Orchard Laborer Dies after Being Struck and Run Over by Dump Trailer – Washington

08/24
CA_Video

CA FACE Video: Preventing Worker DrowningsExternal

08/18
Scrap_07/082015

Scrap Magazine
Safety Spotlight – Anatomy of a Fatality: KentuckyCdc-pdfExternal

08/11
MA_Alert

Use Skid-steer Loader Lift Arm Supports During Maintenance that Requires Lift Arms to be Raised – MassachusettsCdc-pdfExternal

08/11
KY_Alert

Traffic Incident Management Responders Struck and Killed by Oncoming Traffic – KentuckyCdc-pdfExternal

08/11
13MI043

Truck Driver Crushed By Roll Off Scrap Metal Box During Unloading From Truck – Michigan

08/05
12MI054

Truck Porter Dies From Head Injury Complications When He Fell From Either the ICC Bumper or Deck of a Semi-Trailer – Michigan

08/05
13MA002

Mechanic Crushed When the Dozer He Was Lowering Shifted and Fell off the Jack – Massachusetts

08/05
NSC_S+H_082015

National Safety Council, Safety+Health Magazine
FACE Value – Laborer Electrocuted by Underground Power LineExternal

08/04
Equip_World

Equipment World – Safety WatchExternal

08/04
Report Number Title Date Posted
14KY036

Scrap Processor Struck by Wrench and Dies after Makeshift Torque System Fails – Kentucky

07/27
14KY030

Hispanic Roofer’s Fall Protection Failed Causing Him to Fall 29.91 Feet to his Death – Kentucky

07/27
13KY010

Two Masons Electrocuted after Contact with an Overhead Power Line – Kentucky

07/27
12MI218

Horse Breeder Falls 11-12 Feet from Hayloft When Throwing Hay Bale – Michigan

07/20
NSC_S+H_072015

National Safety Council, Safety+Health Magazine
FACE Value – Truck Driver Struck and Killed By Concrete PanelExternal

07/14
WA_71-138-2015

Hop Yard Laborer Struck by Hop Pole, WashingtonCdc-pdfExternal

  • Fatality Narrative – as slideshowCdc-pdfExternal (To view as a slideshow, open the file by clicking the “as slideshow” link, click “Tools” in the command bar menu and then “Full Screen Mode” in the drop down menu. Or you can press ctrl+L.)
07/14
Report Number Title Date Posted
WA_71-137-2015

Construction Worker Falls 14 Feet from a Beam onto Concrete and Suffers Serious Brain Injury, WashingtonCdc-pdfExternal

  • Fatality Narrative – as slideshowCdc-pdfExternal (To view as a slideshow, open the file by clicking the “as slideshow” link, click “Tools” in the command bar menu and then “Full Screen Mode” in the drop down menu. Or you can press ctrl+L.)
06/15
NIOSH_Pub_2015-190 NIOSH-Funded Program and Stakeholders Work to Prevent Falls from Temporary Wooden Platforms on Bridge Decks 06/11
NIOSH_Pub_2015-186

NIOSH-Funded State FACE Investigation Leads to Safer Handicapped-Accessible Accelerator Pedals

06/04
Report Number Title Date Posted
ARTBA_Video_052015

ARTBA Video Series Focuses on Road Worker FatalitiesExternal

05/06
ASSE_BD_052015

American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), ByDesign Newsletter
Municipal electrician Dies After Falling From an aerial Lift Truck’s raised Bucket After it was Struck by a Semi-Tractor Trailer-MassachusettsExternal
2015 / 14(3):4-5

05/05
Report Number Title Date Posted
NSC_S+H_022015

National Safety Council, Safety+Health Magazine
FACE Value – Worker Crushed by Industrial Washing MachineExternal

03/30
NSC_S+H_032015

National Safety Council, Safety+Health Magazine
FACE Value – Worker Killed by Falling Tree BranchExternal

03/30
NSC_S+H_022015

National Safety Council, Safety+Health Magazine
FACE Value – Worker Crushed by Industrial Washing MachineExternal

03/30
OR_Toolkit_032015

OR FACE Toolbox Talks

03/30
13MI197

Hunt Club Member Died When Struck by the Top of the Tree He Had Felled – Michigan

03/23
13MI102

Airport Manager Killed When Homemade Drag Struck Him While Smoothing a Runway – Michigan

03/23
09MI075

Semi-Truck Driver Died When Struck by Precast Concrete Panel That Fell From Semi Trailer – Michigan

03/23
09NY095

Tower Technician Killed When Guyed Tower Collapsed – New York

03/23
04NJ034

Roofer Killed After Falling From a Ladder Lowered From a School Roof – New Jersey

03/23
13OR027

Collapsed roof trusses kill carpenter foreman – Oregon

03/17
13OR008

Contract sanitation worker killed cleaning meat blending equipment – Oregon

03/17
13OR005

Vineyard worker killed in fall from trailer – Oregon

03/17
13MA019

Landscaper Working from a Raised Portable Work Platform Was Electrocuted When a Pole Saw Contacts Overhead Power Line – Massachusetts

03/17
12NY033

Restaurant Co-owner Fatally Crushed by a Dumbwaiter Car – New York

03/17
11IA013

Law Enforcement Officer Killed in Line of Duty – Iowa

03/17
10WA048

Timber Harvester Operator Killed Following a Chain Shot Incident – Washington

03/17
10WA001

Machinist Dies After Being Struck by Rotating Steel Bar Stock in Lathe – Washington

03/17
10NY060

Department of Public Works Worker and a Volunteer Firefighter Died in a Sewer Manhole – New York

03/17
09WA047

Orchard Laborer Dies when Crushed Between a Motor Grader and Semi-Truck – Washington

03/17
08IA074

Farm worker electrocuted while pressure-washing interior of swine barn – Iowa

03/17
05IA024

Farmer and his employee died after collapse and attempted rescue in manure storage pit – Iowa

03/17
WA_71-135-2015

Tractor Operator Crushed by Trailer, WashingtonCdc-pdfExternal

  • Fatality Narrative – as slideshowCdc-pdfExternal (To view as a slideshow, open the file by clicking the “as slideshow” link, click “Tools” in the command bar menu and then “Full Screen Mode” in the drop down menu. Or you can press ctrl+L.)
03/17
14KY031

Factory Manager Bypasses Lockout/Tag-out and is Electrocuted – Kentucky

03/17
14KY021

Truck Driver Falls from Tanker Truck to His Death – Kentucky

03/17
14KY012

Hispanic Laborer is Crushed by Gantry Roller Press While Retrieving a Dropped Hammer – Kentucky

03/17
13KY066

Flagger Struck by Motorist and Killed – Kentucky

03/17
13KY061

Laborer Falls 55 to 75 Feet to the Ground While Spray Painting Grain Bins – Kentucky

03/17
13KY038

Tree Trimmer is Struck and Killed by Falling Tree Limb – Kentucky

03/17
11KY031

Two Semis Collide – Fire Ensues; Both Drivers Perish – Kentucky

03/17
11KY006

Roadside Responder is Struck by a Box Truck and Dies – Kentucky

03/17
11KY001

Semi-Truck Driver Dies After Being Struck by Flatbed Driver in Crossover Collision – Kentucky

03/17
10KY009

Two Tree Trimmers Die When Struck By Errant Semi Tractor-Trailer – Kentucky

03/17
08KY025

Semi-truck Driver Dies After Striking A Bridge Abutment – Kentucky

03/17
08KY010

Coal Truck Driver Fatally Injured in Collision With another Coal Tractor-Trailer – Kentucky

03/17
07KY071

A 53-Year-Old Male Iron Foreman Dies After Fall From Steel Decking – Kentucky

03/17
07KY070

Semi-Tractor Trailer Driver Hauling Chicken Dies After Striking A Rock Wall – Kentucky

03/17
05KY089

Passenger Dies When Semi-Truck Trailer Hits Cow In Roadway – Kentucky

03/17
05KY075

Semi Owner-Operator Dies in Rollover After Speeding Through A Curve – Kentucky

03/17
05KY074

Long Haul Trucker Dies After Striking an Embankment at the End of an Interstate Highway Off-Ramp – Kentucky

03/17
Report Number Title Date Posted
KY_Alert

Semi Drivers Killed due to Rear-End Collisions – KentuckyCdc-pdfExternal

02/17
WA_71-133-2014

Backhoe Operator Crushed by Boom, WashingtonCdc-pdfExternal

  • Fatality Narrative – as slideshowCdc-pdfExternal (To view as a slideshow, open the file by clicking the “as slideshow” link, click “Tools” in the command bar menu and then “Full Screen Mode” in the drop down menu. Or you can press ctrl+L.)
02/17
14KY001

Auto Technician Mistakes Handicapped-Accessible Accelerator Pedal for Brake Pedal and Fatally Pins Co-Worker – Kentucky

02/17
13CA003

A Welder Dies When He Is Struck by a Projectile from a Truck’s Hydraulic Tank – California

02/17
07OR011

Salesman killed when forklift falls off truck loading ramp – Oregon

02/17
14KY008

Hispanic Laborer Killed When Struck By Falling Plywood on a Commercial Construction Site – Kentucky

02/05
14KY007

Tanker Truck Involved in Deadly Crash on Interstate – Kentucky

02/05
14KY002

Construction Flagger Struck and Killed in Two-Lane Highway Work Zone – Kentucky

02/05
13NJ015

Laborer Dies after Falling Through 40-Foot High Roof of Recycling Facility – New Jersey

02/05
13MI091

Painter Died When Elevated Scissor Lift Tipped to Side When Tire Entered Pavement Depression – Michigan

02/05
13MI090

Laborer Died Due to Hypertensive and Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease with a Contributing Factor of Hyperthermia – Michigan

02/05
13MI019

Bus Driver Died While Attempting To Open Bus Doors While Bus Was Moving – Michigan

02/05
13MI009

Assistant Manager at Fertilizer Mixing Facility Dies When Pinned Under Overturned 1972 Tractor Without a ROPS – Michigan

02/05
13KY059

Roofer Dies After Gust of Wind Knocks Him And A Co-Worker Off Roof – Kentucky

02/05
13KY046

Grain Truck Driver Killed at Train Crossing – Kentucky

02/05
13KY042

A Metal Fabrication and Finishing Foreman Dies After 25 Foot Fall at a Commercial Building Site – Kentucky

02/05
13KY039

Truck Driver Dies When Tractor-Trailer Leaves The Road And Plunges Into A Creek-Bed – Kentucky

02/05
13CA004

An Electrician Dies When He Is Crushed Between a Traveling Hoist and a Plating Tank – California

02/05
12OR018

Experienced Journeyman Machinist Killed While Operating an Engine Lathe – Oregon

02/05
12NJ078

Tree-care Worker is Crushed by Cut Tree Section During Storm Damage Cleanup – New Jersey

02/05
12NJ024

Mechanic Crushed Underneath Four-ton Wood Chipping Machine – New Jersey

02/05
12NJ021

Laborer Killed after being Struck by a Slab of Concrete that had been Lifted – New Jersey

02/05
Report Number Title Date Posted
08WA001

Operator Dies after Excavator Tips Over the Side of a Bridge into River – Washington

01/26
11OR050

Timber faller killed while working under a hung tree limb – Oregon

01/26
10OR006

Truck driver crushed between semi-trailer and loading dock – Oregon

01/26
07OR017

Highway worker crushed by swinging backhoe boom – Oregon

01/26
06OR044

Young warehouse worker killed by backing forklift – Oregon

01/26
06OR026

Machine operator dies after head crushed in machine – Oregon

01/26
06OR014

Log truck driver killed when brakes fail on steep road – Oregon

01/26
06OR009

Logger killed by 41-foot pole sliding down steep hill – Oregon

01/26
06OR001

Mechanic killed pouring gasoline on fire – Oregon

01/26
12MA024

Municipal Mechanic Fatally Injured When Crushed Between a Skid-steer Loader’s Frame and Bucket – Massachusetts

01/26
12MA016

Municipal Police Officer Fatally Injured When Struck by a Backing Dump Truck – Massachusetts

01/26
12MA013

Municipal Electrician Dies after Falling out of an Aerial Lift Truck’s Raised Bucket after It Was Struck by a Semi-Tractor Trailer – Massachusetts

01/26
12KY011

Truck Driver Dies When Tractor-Trailer Overturns After Leaving Road – Kentucky

01/26
12CA012

A Machine Operator in a Food Processing Plant Dies When Trapped Inside a Steam Pressure Cooker – California

01/26
12CA006

A Tree Trimmer Dies When He is Crushed by Palm Tree Fronds – California

01/26
12CA005

A Stagehand Falls from the Ceiling of an Amphitheater – California

01/26
OR_Toolkit_012015

OR FACE Toolbox Talks

01/26
WA_71-134-2015

Carpenter Falls from Ladder, WashingtonCdc-pdfExternal

  • Fatality Narrative – as slideshowCdc-pdfExternal (To view as a slideshow, open the file by clicking the “as slideshow” link, click “Tools” in the command bar menu and then “Full Screen Mode” in the drop down menu. Or you can press ctrl+L.)
01/15
ASSE_BD_012015

American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), ByDesign Newsletter
Carpenter Fell From the Roof of a Single Family Home Under Construction-MassachusettsExternal
2015 / 14(2):6-7

01/13
2012-02

Hispanic worker falls from residential roof – North Carolina

01/12
NSC_S+H_012015

National Safety Council, Safety+Health Magazine
FACE Value – Operator Crushed when Auger OverturnsExternal

01/08
Page last reviewed: January 8, 2015 (archived document)