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Warehouse Worker Crushed by Forks of Laser Guided Vehicle

In December 2015, a 45-year-old warehouse dock coordinator at a water bottling company died after he was crushed when the elevated forks of an automat...

Farmer Starting Tractor From Ground Run Over by Tractor, Michigan

A male farmer in his 70s died when he was run over by his John Deere 3020 diesel tractor he was starting while standing on the ground. The decedent wa...

Concrete Finisher Electrocuted When Bull Float Contacted an Energized Power Line

In the summer of 2016, a male concrete finisher in his 30s was electrocuted when the handle of the 29-foot-long metal bull float he was using contacte...

A Tree Trimmer is Electrocuted While Trimming a Palm Tree

A tree trimmer was electrocuted while trimming palm trees in the back yard of a private residence. The trees were located in the northwest corner of t...

A Tree Feller Dies When Struck By a Tree Limb While Felling a Fire-Damaged Tree

A 21-year-old male tree feller, working from a bucket truck as part of a small tree-felling crew, died when struck by a large tree limb he had just cu...

Construction Worker Killed when Trench Collapsed, Oregon

On May 5, 2016, a 29-year-old construction worker employed by a small excavation contractor was killed when the trench he was working in collapsed and...

Laborer Injured in a Fall When a Portable Platform Ladder Overturned – Massachusetts

On December 12, 2015 a 68-year-old male senior laborer (victim) was seriously injured in a fall while working from a platform ladder. The victim, empl...

Construction Fatality Narrative: Roofer Falls 18 Feet from Wet House Roof

A 50-year-old roofer died when he fell 18 feet from a house roof. He had 20 years of experience as a roofer and had worked for his employer’s roofi...

OSHA Safety and Health Information Bulletin: Preventing Hearing Loss Caused by Chemical (Ototoxicity) and Noise Exposure

An informational bulletin from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) about Preventing Hearing Loss Caused by Chemical (Ototoxicity) a...

Oregon FACE Report: Construction worker died after falling 20-25 feet from a pump-jack scaffold

A 46-year-old owner of a small residential siding company died from injuries sustained when he fell approximately 20-25 feet from a pump-jack scaffold...