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FATALITY ASSESSMENT AND CONTROL EVALUATION (FACE) PROGRAM

Through the Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program, NIOSH conducts investigations of fatal occupational injuries. The primary intent of this program is to provide interested users with access to the full text of hundreds of fatality investigation reports.

State FACE Reports: Kentucky

The following reports are the products of our Cooperative State partners and are presented here in their original unedited form from the states. The findings and conclusions in each report are those of the individual Cooperative State partner and do not necessarily reflect the views or policy of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

KY State FACE Website


Report No. Incident State Title  

2011KY072 KY Owner/operator hauling asphalt flux dies after driving into a ravine and striking trees.
2011KY009 KY Semi truck driver falls asleep while driving, crashes and dies.
2010KY043 KY Steel worker falls from highway bridge and dies (revised).
2010KY008 KY Semi tractor-trailer driver dies in median crossover crash; 10 others die.
2010KY006 KY Municipal solid waste collector dies after falling from solid waste vehicle hopper area.
2009KY079 KY Land surveyor struck and killed by passenger vehicle.
2009KY078 KY Service technician working alone dies after being assaulted.
2009KY071 KY Foreign-born semi driver dies after driving over embankment.
2009KY059 KY Arborist dies after fall from tree.
2008KY074 KY Solid waste driver dies after single vehicle rollover.
2008KY065 KY Out-of-state electrician electrocuted while restoring service at a personal residence.
2008KY029 KY Driver of a semi-tractor pulling twin trailers fatally injured in single vehicle crash.
2008KY007 KY Roofing foreman dies from telescopic boom lift fall.
2007KY091 KY Team semi driver dies after rig is struck by impaired driver.
2007KY008 KY Hispanic carpenter dies after falling from homemade platform.
2006KY100 KY Coal truck driver dies in rollover after tire on trailer fails.
2006KY079 KY Dump truck driver dies after being entangled in power-take-off drive shaft.
2006KY057 KY Dump truck driver dies after his vehicle was struck by a train.
2005KY036 KY Dump truck driver dies after unintentional release of asphalt.
2005KY008 KY Male semi-truck driver killed in rollover crash on county road.
2005KY001 KY Emergency roadside technician dies when struck by a single-unit truck on an interstate shoulder.
2004KY060 KY Horse farm owner dies when pinned under golf cart.
2003KY134 KY Equine farm manager dies from accidental overdose of xylazine.
2003KY124 KY Metal fabrication shop owner dies when crushed by falling steel plate.
2003KY115 KY Licensed electrician dies when electrocuted by 480 volts.
2003KY107 KY 38 year-old construction laborer dies when trench walls collapse.
2003KY097 KY Roofing laborer dies after 60-foot fall.
2003KY087 KY Laborer dies when caught in arms of a skidsteer loader.
2003KY073 KY Bulldozer owner/operator drowns while trying to repair a pond.
2003KY072 KY Master plumber dies when trench collapses.
2003KY056 KY 28-year-old sound technician dies after falling from lift.
2003KY053 KY Construction laborer dies from heat stroke at end of workday.
2003KY049 KY Bulldozer owner/operator dies when thrown off bulldozer track.
2003KY030 KY Highway construction worker dies when struck by semi-tractor trailer.
2003KY028 KY Traffic technician dies from fall while changing traffic signal bulb.
2003KY017 KY Hispanic laborer dies from fall off roof.
2002KY131 KY Chinese immigrant restaurant owner electrocuted.
2002KY127 KY 41 year-old male dies after being struck in the head with an auger.
2002KY108 KY Hispanic worker dies due to trench cave-in.
2002KY106 KY 21 year-old male dies when struck in the head with a track hoe bucket.
2002KY099 KY Hispanic worker dies in tractor rollover.
2002KY085 KY Migrant worker dies in tractor rollover.
2002KY074 KY Asphalt compactor operator dies when machine slides and falls 17 feet.
2002KY041 KY Two laborers die from a scaffolding fall inside a water tank.
2002KY025 KY Backhoe operator dies after backhoe tips over.
2001KY062 KY Youth riding as passenger on tractor killed by overturn.
2001KY046 KY Brick mason dies from fall through scaffolding.
2000KY119 KY 15-year-old dies in utility golf cart overturn.
2000KY096 KY Construction worker dies after being struck by a falling excavator bucket.
2000KY051 KY Logger fatally injured by falling tree.
1998KY116 KY Road construction worker killed in tractor overturn.
1998KY115 KY Lumber company employee falls 48" from storage rack to his death.
1998KY106 KY Log rolls off truck at sawmill killing the truck driver.
1998KY103 KY Log rolls off truck at sawmill killing employee.
1998KY099 KY Knotted log rolls off truck and kills logger at sawmill.
1998KY077 KY Tractor driver killed in overturn while mowing.
1998KY072 KY Farmer killed when tractor punctures gas line causing an explosion.
1998KY063 KY Logger fatally injured by falling limb.
1998KY056 KY 66-year-old male dies in tractor overturn while mowing.
1998KY049 KY 53-year-old dies in tricycle tractor overturn while transporting round bale.
1998KY046 KY Tractor operator killed by rotary mower while mowing highway right-of-way.
1998KY044 KY Factory worker entangled in conveyor belt rollers.
1998KY031 KY Factory worker caught in overhead conveyor while hanging transformers.
1998KY024 KY Farmer run over by tractor.
1998KY018 KY Farmer dies when caught beneath overturned tractor.
1998KY014 KY Electrician dies in 6-foot fall from ladder.
1997KY122 KY Dislodged tree strikes logger.
1997KY111 KY Construction worker dies in 7-foot fall.
1997KY110 KY Skidder operator thrown from vehicle during rollover.
1997KY093 KY Farmer killed in tractor rollover.
1997KY082 KY Farmer crushed when run over by tractor and disc.
1997KY080 KY Farmer run over by rotary mower.
1997KY073 KY Logger crushed during repair work on skidder.
1997KY071 KY Professional roofer dies in fall.
1997KY044 KY Tractor/baler operator killed in entanglement.
1997KY032 KY Bulldozer operator killed in rollover.
1997KY031 KY Logger killed when struck by tree limb during hauling.
1997KY029 KY Rear tractor rollover kills farmer.
1997KY028 KY Farmer killed when tractor slides over embankment while mowing.
1997KY022 KY Migrant worker killed in 22-foot fall inside building.
1997KY019 KY Farmer killed when tractor overturns on embankment.
1997KY018 KY Logger killed during tree felling.
1997KY016 KY Farmer killed when tractor turns over.
1997KY008 KY Farmer killed on tractor during logging operations.
1996KY125 KY Pug mill operator killed after entanglement.
1996KY122 KY Sawmill worker killed by circular saw.
1996KY105 KY Hunting preserve operator crushed by rotary cutter.
1996KY102 KY Logger killed when struck by tree.
1996KY093 KY Welder dies after 30-foot fall from steel structure.
1996KY089 KY Logger killed by falling snag.
1996KY088 KY Farmer killed in tractor rollover.
1996KY085 KY Retired farmer thrown from and run over by tractor in Kentucky.
1996KY077 KY Mill owner dies in tractor rollover.
1996KY073 KY Farmer killed when crushed by tractor.
1996KY071 KY Farmer killed when caught in hay baler.
1996KY050 KY Front end loader overturns on seed/fertilizer store owner.
1996KY049 KY Maintenance worker killed in 25-foot fall from I-beam.
1996KY046 KY Logs roll off truck at sawmill killing the truck driver.
1996KY037 KY Farmer killed when thrown from tractor.
1996KY028 KY Welder is crushed by rock chipper.
1996KY019 KY Logger killed by falling snag.
1996KY018 KY Worker killed in fall from oil tank.
1996KY009 KY Farmer strangled by jacket caught on exposed auger shaft.
1995KY126 KY Farmer dies in cornpicker.
1995KY122 KY Farmworker killed when caught in power take-off (PTO).
1995KY110 KY Log rolls off truck during unloading and strikes logger.
1995KY102 KY Logger killed when log rolls off truck at sawmill.
1995KY088 KY Farm worker killed in tractor rollover on public roadway.
1995KY078 KY Logger killed by falling snag.
1995KY073 KY Logger killed in endloader rollover.
1995KY068 KY Welder is crushed by an unmanned pipelayer.
1995KY055 KY Farmer crushed in hay baler.
1995KY050 KY Farmer run over after falling from tractor.
1995KY047 KY Retiree dies in tractor rollover.
1995KY046 KY Farmer is run over by disc after falling from tractor.
1995KY043 KY Farmer killed after tractor overturns into creek bed.
1995KY039 KY Farmer killed in tractor rollover.
1995KY030 KY 86 year old farmer is killed after being hit by tree branch.
1995KY017 KY Retiree/part-time farmer killed when run over by bush hog.
1995KY015 KY Prison employee killed in tractor rollover.
1995KY011 KY Farmer killed when run over by tractor in barn.
1994KY161 KY Log loader runs over worker at stave mill.
1994KY144 KY Retiree dies after tractor overturns into creek.
1994KY124 KY Kentucky retiree is killed when the tractor he was operating overturns.
1994KY115 KY Farmer pinned when tractor overturns into dry creek bed.
1994KY111 KY Farmer struck by truck and killed on public roadway.
1994KY100 KY Farmer is killed when the tractor he was operating over turned.
1994KY097 KY Farm tractor overturns, crushing part-time farmer.
1994KY091 KY Part-time farmer is killed in ROPS equipped tractor roll over.
1994KY090 KY Farm worker is killed in tractor roll over.
1994KY084 KY Part-time farmer is killed after losing control of his tractor.
1994KY078 KY Farmer is killed after being run over by wagon.
1994KY063 KY Farmer is run over by tractor after losing control on public roadway.
1994KY059 KY Farmer dies after being run over by tractor while checking gas wells.
1994KY051 KY Demolition foreman dies after 35-foot fall through hole in flat roof.
1994KY045 KY Part-time farmer dies after pick-up truck over turns.
1994KY044 KY Part-time farmer drowns in pond after tractor rollover.
1994KY043 KY Part-time farmer dies after tractor leaves public roadway and overturns.
1994KY040 KY Tractor overturn kills farmer.
1994KY038 KY Logger killed when struck by log that rolled of truck during unloading operation.
1994KY029 KY Tree trimmer dies after 50 foot fall while in bucket truck.

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