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 File Type
16NY024 A 23-Year-Old Worker Pulled into a Wood Chipper on His First Day on the Job HTML PDF
16NY009 Operator of a Trailer Tipper Fatally Struck by a Tractor Trailer at a Landfill HTML PDF
16NY066 Worker Crushed Unloading Steel Waste Container HTML PDF
14NY013 Flatbed Truck Starts on Its Own, Crushing Auto Body Shop Worker HTML PDF
13NY080 Two Construction Workers Fatally Crushed When Cement Formwork Collapsed HTML PDF
12NY033 Restaurant Co-owner Fatally Crushed by a Dumbwaiter Car HTML PDF
12NY018 Mechanic Electrocuted When a Mobile Light Tower Contacted Powerline HTML PDF
12NY001 Snowmaker Killed After Sliding off an Icy Trail and Striking a Tree HTML PDF
11NY043 Operator Killed When Horizontal Auger Boring Machine Overturned HTML PDF
10NY060 A Department of Public Works Worker and a Volunteer Firefighter Died in a Sewer Manhole HTML PDF
09NY095 Tower Technician Killed When Guyed Tower Collapsed HTML PDF
08NY067 Contractor Crushed Against the Cab of a Dump Truck by the Dump Body HTML PDF
08NY021 Day Laborer at Boat Dock Drowns After Falling into River HTML PDF
08NY011 Crane Boom Collapse Kills Man During Disassembling HTML PDF
07NY137 Equipment Operator Killed by a Lock Ring Propelled from a Multi-Piece Rim Wheel HTML PDF
07NY107 Master Stonemason Dies in Fall from Handmade Work Platform Attached to Powered Industrial Truck HTML PDF
07NY092 Newspaper Carrier Killed in a Two-Car Head-On Collision HTML PDF
07NY080 Mechanic Killed When Aerial Work Platform Collapses HTML PDF
07NY033 A Plumber Dies After the Collapse of a Trench Wall HTML PDF
07NY015 Construction Laborer Dies After Falling Off Collapsed Precast Concrete Floor Slab HTML PDF
07NY013 Mechanic Dies After Being Pulled into a Snow Thrower HTML PDF
06NY084 Truck Driver Buried by Mulch at Town Solid Waste Site HTML PDF
06NY010 Equipment Operator Killed When Pinned to a Tree by an Excavator HTML PDF
06NY001 Worker Crushed by a Crate of Glass in a Residential Construction Site HTML PDF
05NY039 Three Construction Workers Killed After Being Struck by a Bus in a Highway Work Zone HTML PDF
05NY034 Guatemalan Tree-Service Worker Killed When Pulled into Brush Chipper HTML PDF
05NY013 Ironworker Foreman Crushed When Bridge Support Element Broke During Dismantling HTML PDF
05NY007 City Employee Killed When Clothing Became Entangled Around an Unguarded PTO Shaft on a Salt Truck HTML PDF
05NY001 Teenage Farm Worker Dies During Silage Defacer Entanglement HTML PDF
04NY135 Maintenance Mechanic Killed When Improperly Installed Overhead Garage Door Toppled Scissors Lift HTML PDF
04NY121 Farm Worker Dies During Grain Bin Auger Entanglement HTML PDF
04NY077 Farm Owner Dies During Tractor Overturn HTML PDF
04NY024 Machinist Crushed by a Steel Spool While Working on a Hydraulic Lift Table HTML PDF
04NY013 Department Store Employee Crushed in a Baling Machine HTML PDF
04NY012 Flagger Dies After Being Struck by a Pickup Truck in a Highway Work Zone HTML PDF
04NY010 Dairy Farm Owner Dies During Manure Pump PTO Entanglement HTML PDF
04NY002 Contractor Run Over by Front-End Loader at City Salt Stockyard HTML PDF
03NY049 Farm Worker Dies During Forage Chopper Entanglement HTML PDF
03NY040 Dairy Farmer Dies from Crushing Injuries Sustained While Loading Cows HTML PDF
03NY036 Truck Driver Dies During Payloader Crushing Incident HTML PDF
03NY034 Millwright Killed When Aerial Work Platform Tipped Over HTML PDF
03NY027 City Engineer Killed in Landfill Manhole When Retrieving Flow Meter HTML PDF
03NY024 Elderly Farm Worker Crushed to Death by Dairy Cows HTML PDF
03NY006 Worker Dies After Falling Through a Steel Grid Plate into an Underground Frozen Coal Cracker HTML PDF
02NY096 Worker Fatally Injured by Steel Blade While Cleaning a Dough Machine HTML PDF
02NY069 Farm Worker Dies during Manure Truck Overturn HTML PDF
02NY060 Elderly Part-Time Farmer Dies During Fall and Subsequent Runover by Tractor and Attached Brush-Hog HTML PDF
02NY059 Farmer Dies After Backhoe Crushing Incident HTML PDF
02NY055 Contractor Dies in Tractor Overturn While Skidding Logs HTML PDF
02NY027 Truck Driver Killed When Struck by Laminated Veneer Beams Falling from a Forklift HTML PDF
02NY026 Machine Operator Dies of Crushing Injuries When Caught by a Bridle Roller on a Hot Tin Coating Line HTML PDF
02NY023 Part-Time Farm Worker Dies During Tractor Overturn HTML PDF
02NY013 Logger Crushed While Felling a Tree HTML PDF
02NY012 Feed Mill Worker Dies in Grain Bin HTML PDF
02NY007 Truck Driver Run Over by Trash Compactor at Municipal Landfill HTML PDF