Investigations of Work-Related Fatalities


New York FACE investigations identify factors and conditions that contribute to work-related fatalities. This information can be used for developing recommendations to prevent future incidents.

Case Reports

Case No. Title
19NY038 Mechanic Service Technician Fatally Struck by Order Picker Carriage
20NY025 Farm Youth Killed When Caught in Sweep Auger Inside a Silo at Family Farm
20NY030 Town Highway Department Mechanic Crushed When Truck Fell Off Jack Stand
15NY032 Construction Worker Fatally Struck by Steel Sheet Pile Falling from a Vibratory Pile Driver
17NY023 Metal Recycling Worker Run Over by a Front-End Loader at a Scrap Yard
18NY063 Town Sanitation Worker Fatally Crushed While Riding on the Riding Step of a Refuse Collection Truck
18NY019 Equipment Operator Fatally Crushed by the Bucket of a Front-End Loader at a Scrap Yard
17NY014 Truck Driver Fatally Struck When Fencing Materials Fell from Flatbed Trailer During Unloading
16NY064 Machine Operator Fatally Struck by Safety Block Ejected from Mechanical Power Press
16NY024 A 23-Year-Old Worker Pulled into a Wood Chipper on His First Day on the Job
16NY009 Operator of a Trailer Tipper Fatally Struck by a Tractor Trailer at a Landfill
16NY066 Worker Crushed Unloading Steel Waste Container
14NY013 Flatbed Truck Starts on Its Own, Crushing Auto Body Shop Worker
13NY080 Two Construction Workers Fatally Crushed When Cement Formwork Collapsed
12NY033 Restaurant Co-owner Fatally Crushed by a Dumbwaiter Car
12NY018 Mechanic Electrocuted When a Mobile Light Tower Contacted Powerline
12NY001 Snowmaker Killed After Sliding off an Icy Trail and Striking a Tree
11NY043 Operator Killed When Horizontal Auger Boring Machine Overturned
10NY060 A Department of Public Works Worker and a Volunteer Firefighter Died in a Sewer Manhole
09NY095 Tower Technician Killed When Guyed Tower Collapsed
08NY067 Contractor Crushed Against the Cab of a Dump Truck by the Dump Body
08NY021 Day Laborer at Boat Dock Drowns After Falling into River
08NY011 Crane Boom Collapse Kills Man During Disassembling
07NY137 Equipment Operator Killed by a Lock Ring Propelled from a Multi-Piece Rim Wheel
07NY107 Master Stonemason Dies in Fall from Handmade Work Platform Attached to Powered Industrial Truck
07NY092 Newspaper Carrier Killed in a Two-Car Head-On Collision
07NY080 Mechanic Killed When Aerial Work Platform Collapses
07NY033 A Plumber Dies After the Collapse of a Trench Wall
07NY015 Construction Laborer Dies After Falling Off Collapsed Precast Concrete Floor Slab
07NY013 Mechanic Dies After Being Pulled into a Snow Thrower
06NY084 Truck Driver Buried by Mulch at Town Solid Waste Site
06NY010 Equipment Operator Killed When Pinned to a Tree by an Excavator
06NY001 Worker Crushed by a Crate of Glass in a Residential Construction Site
05NY039 Three Construction Workers Killed After Being Struck by a Bus in a Highway Work Zone
05NY034 Guatemalan Tree-Service Worker Killed When Pulled into Brush Chipper
05NY013 Ironworker Foreman Crushed When Bridge Support Element Broke During Dismantling
05NY007 City Employee Killed When Clothing Became Entangled Around an Unguarded PTO Shaft on a Salt Truck
05NY001 Teenage Farm Worker Dies During Silage Defacer Entanglement
04NY135 Maintenance Mechanic Killed When Improperly Installed Overhead Garage Door Toppled Scissors Lift
04NY121 Farm Worker Dies During Grain Bin Auger Entanglement
04NY077 Farm Owner Dies During Tractor Overturn
04NY024 Machinist Crushed by a Steel Spool While Working on a Hydraulic Lift Table
04NY013 Department Store Employee Crushed in a Baling Machine
04NY012 Flagger Dies After Being Struck by a Pickup Truck in a Highway Work Zone
04NY010 Dairy Farm Owner Dies During Manure Pump PTO Entanglement
04NY002 Contractor Run Over by Front-End Loader at City Salt Stockyard
03NY049 Farm Worker Dies During Forage Chopper Entanglement
03NY040 Dairy Farmer Dies from Crushing Injuries Sustained While Loading Cows
03NY036 Truck Driver Dies During Payloader Crushing Incident
03NY034 Millwright Killed When Aerial Work Platform Tipped Over
03NY027 City Engineer Killed in Landfill Manhole When Retrieving Flow Meter
03NY024 Elderly Farm Worker Crushed to Death by Dairy Cows
03NY006 Worker Dies After Falling Through a Steel Grid Plate into an Underground Frozen Coal Cracker
02NY096 Worker Fatally Injured by Steel Blade While Cleaning a Dough Machine
02NY069 Farm Worker Dies during Manure Truck Overturn
02NY060 Elderly Part-Time Farmer Dies During Fall and Subsequent Runover by Tractor and Attached Brush-Hog
02NY059 Farmer Dies After Backhoe Crushing Incident
02NY055 Contractor Dies in Tractor Overturn While Skidding Logs
02NY027 Truck Driver Killed When Struck by Laminated Veneer Beams Falling from a Forklift
02NY026 Machine Operator Dies of Crushing Injuries When Caught by a Bridle Roller on a Hot Tin Coating Line
02NY023 Part-Time Farm Worker Dies During Tractor Overturn
02NY013 Logger Crushed While Felling a Tree
02NY012 Feed Mill Worker Dies in Grain Bin
02NY007 Truck Driver Run Over by Trash Compactor at Municipal Landfill