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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: Massachusetts

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.

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Report No. Incident State Title  

2011MA1NF MA Two 11th grade students shocked in separate incidents in the same electrical technology vocational school program - Massachusetts.
2011MA050 MA Temporary worker died while cleaning a double auger screw conveyor machine.
2011MA031 MA Arborist dies in fall from a tree after being hoisted by a crane to the tree - Massachusetts.
2011MA008 MA Municipal lead custodian dies in fall from mobile scaffolding.
2010MA036 MA Carpenter fell from the roof of a single family home under construction.
2010MA032 MA Immigrant roofer struck by a bag of gravel that fell from a roof - Massachusetts.
2010MA019 MA Immigrant roofer electrocuted when an aluminum ladder platform hoist contacted overhead power line - Massachusetts.
2009MA044 MA Mechanic repairing a multi terrain loader pinned between the loader's lift arm and frame - Massachusetts.
2009MA042 MA Warehouse worker fatally injured when struck by falling metal grates - Massachusetts.
2009MA031 MA Municipal laborer dies after being struck by a motor vehicle while closing a water gate valve - Massachusetts.
2009MA020 MA Municipal laborer dies after falling off the back of a forward moving refuse collection truck - Massachusetts.
2008MA1NF MA A cooperative placement 11th grade student was injured while operating a jointer in a millwork shop - Massachusetts.
2008MA054 MA Municipal forestry foreman drowns while on emergency duty during an ice storm - Massachusetts.
2008MA046 MA School traffic supervisor was fatally injured when struck by a motor vehicle - Massachusetts.
2008MA042 MA Laborer dies after falling from an aluminum extension ladder at a residential construction site - Massachusetts.
2008MA037 MA Police officer dies when struck by a car at night while directing traffic at a local fair - Massachusetts.
2008MA028 MA Laborer dies after being backed over by dump truck at a nighttime highway work zone construction site - Massachusetts.
2008MA026 MA Plumbing supply warehouse worker dies in a fall from a raised order picker - Massachusetts.
2008MA019 MA Forklift operator crushed between forklift cage and mast while loading waste paper into a trailer - Massachusetts.
2008MA001 MA Truck driver suffocates when engulfed while clearing jammed woodchips being unloaded from an open top trailer with a movable floor unloading system - Massachusetts.
2007MA058 MA Mechanic dies while changing a tire mounted on a multi-piece split rim wheel - Massachusetts.
2007MA045 MA Iron worker crushed in collapse of a telescopic boom lift - Massachusetts.
2007MA040 MA Two hospital workers die when a motor vehicle crashes into a hospital lobby - Massachusetts.
2007MA025 MA A painter falls 12 feet while painting a pump hose platform system - Massachusetts.
2007MA019 MA Laborer struck by skid-steer loader while exiting from a tarp-enclosed area on a construction site - Massachusetts.
2006MA1NF MA Two 10th grade students injured in separate incidents in the same mill/carpentry vocational school shop - Massachusetts.
2006MA059 MA Carpenter dies from carbon monoxide poisoning while using a gasoline powered generator Inside a construction-site storage container - Massachusetts.
2006MA045 MA Dockworker dies due to carbon monoxide poisoning while using a gasoline powered pressure washer to clean inside a freshwater tank - Massachusetts.
2006MA043 MA Apprentice electrician electrocuted while wiring an elevator disconnect switch - Massachusetts.
2006MA027 MA A municipal worker struck by a motor vehicle while patching a pothole - Massachusetts.
2006MA024 MA Trackman dies after being caught between a people mover and a clip applicator while replacing railroad ties - Massachusetts.
2005MA074 MA Landscaper dies inside the hopper of a truck mounted pneumatic blower - Massachusetts.
2005MA059 MA Worker killed when crushed by multiple granite slabs - Massachusetts.
2005MA044 MA Floor sander dies when wood floor refinish product ignites.
2005MA038 MA Window washer is pulled off a roof and falls 53 feet when the rolling roof outrigger to which his lifeline was attached rolls off the roof - Massachusetts.
2005MA035 MA A machine operator dies after becoming caught in a computer numerical controlled vertical milling machine - Massachusetts.
2005MA018 MA Temporary laborer was fatally injured when caught between an idler pulley and conveyor belt at a recycling facility - Massachusetts.
2004MA2NF MA A 17-year-old student severely injures leg on a construction site while working at a steel erection company as part of a cooperative work experience - Massachusetts.
2004MA043 MA Airport ramp worker dies after being struck by a deicing truck - Massachusetts.
2004MA038 MA Roofer electrocuted and another severely shocked when the aluminum extension ladder he was moving contacted an overhead power line - Massachusetts.
2004MA032 MA Two Vietnamese floor sanders die when wood floor finish product ignites.
2004MA006 MA Worker killed when caught inside a palletizer hoist area - Massachusetts.
2004MA005 MA Two tow truck drivers killed when struck in a highway breakdown lane.
2004MA002 MA Assistant supervisor dies while releasing a jammed product from a plastic injection molding machine - Massachusetts.
2003MA2NF MA Four hotel maintenance workers exposed to excessive levels of carbon monoxide in boiler room - Massachusetts.
2003MA1NF MA A 15-year-old student amputates fingers while operating an unguarded table saw in woodworking class - Massachusetts.
2003MA066 MA Watchman dies after being struck by freight train while assisting in snow clearing from train tracks - Massachusetts.
2003MA057 MA Laborer killed while inflating a tire mounted on a multi-piece rim wheel.
2003MA041 MA City equipment operator killed when run over by a rotary riding mower.
2003MA034 MA Youth killed while operating a forklift at a plumbing supply company.
2003MA030 MA Crane operator killed when outrigger sinks into unstable soil causing the crane to overturn.
2003MA018 MA Laborer is killed when backed over by asphalt milling machine.
2003MA010 MA Two window washers fall 90 feet when their horizontal static line failed.
2003MA006 MA Vibratory hammer operator killed when crushed between a crane superstructure and its left rear track.
2003MA001 MA Hospital employee clearing snow killed when his skid-steer loader broke through a ventilation grate located in a sidewalk.
2002MA042 MA A Portuguese speaking laborer working for a Korean speaking employer is fatally injured after falling from an extension ladder - Massachusetts.
2002MA030 MA A Spanish speaking roofer dies after falling from a roof of a residential structure - Massachusetts.
2002MA016 MA Temporary Hispanic laborer dies after being struck by a turning devices at a concrete product manufacturing facility - Massachusetts.
2002MA010 MA Vessel mechanic drowns after falling from a ladder between a tugboat and the dock - Massachusetts.
2002MA002 MA Machine operator dies after becoming caught in a shirt pressing machine - Massachusetts.
2002MA001 MA Massachusetts laborer dies after arm is caught in rock crushing machine conveyor belt.
2001MA041 MA Vehicle mounted work platform tips killing bridge inspector - Massachusetts.
2001MA039 MA Police officer dies after being backed over by a dump truck - Massachusetts.
2001MA037 MA Boat handler is fatally crushed while placing wooden blocks under a partially supported boat - Massachusetts.
2001MA020 MA Country club maintenance employee run over by a tractor while training a new employee - Massachusetts.
2001MA016 MA Massachusetts tractor operator killed while wheel harrowing a tobacco field.
2000MA070 MA A 61-year-old salesman dies after falling 10 feet from an operator-up high lift truck.
2000MA069 MA State worker fatally injured while operating a bulldozer at a state mental health facility - Massachusetts.
2000MA061 MA Police officer fatally injured when struck by a backing dump truck at a public roadway construction work zone - Massachusetts.
2000MA058 MA Massachusetts youth killed while operating forklift at seafood processing facility.
2000MA055 MA Construction laborer killed after a backhoe slid into an excavation - Massachusetts.
2000MA054 MA Police officer killed when struck by motorist while directing traffic at roadway work zone.
2000MA050 MA Youth killed while driving golf cart at country club - Massachusetts.
2000MA042 MA Massachusetts mechanic killed when a 55-gallon drum exploded.
2000MA035 MA Massachusetts laborer crushed in baler at paper recycling facility.
2000MA014 MA Massachusetts self-employed farmer killed when a corn chopper head attachment for a forage harvester falls onto him.
2000MA003 MA Massachusetts stock clerk dies from fall out of a tipped vertical lift.
1999MA070 MA Massachusetts foundry manager dies when caught in die casting machine.
1999MA068 MA Separate rotating shafts entanglements kills two Massachusetts fishermen.
1999MA058 MA Massachusetts inventory control clerk dies after falling from a high lift order picker truck.
1999MA033 MA A Massachusetts drill press operator strangled after his shirtsleeve was caught and tightened by rotating drill bit.
1999MA032 MA A self-employed welder fatally injured during an explosion while welding a rim wheel to repair air leaks.
1999MA026 MA Massachusetts bakery worker fatally injured in a fall from a stepladder.
1999MA022 MA Self-employed residential contractor dies in ten foot fall through floor opening on Massachusetts construction site.
1999MA002 MA Fourteen-foot fall kills ironworker at a Massachusetts construction site.
1998MA049 MA Operator dies when caught between mast and cage of forklift in a Massachusetts warehouse.
1998MA043 MA Self-employed electrician dies while driving aerial lift in parking garage.
1998MA035 MA Temporary laborer dies in fish processing plant in Massachusetts.
1998MA033 MA Carpet installer killed in forklift tipover at a Massachusetts warehouse.
1998MA030 MA Massachusetts elevator mechanic dies in twenty foot fall from a fixed ladder on the side of a building.
1998MA021 MA Massachusetts pile driver dies when struck by pile in trench.
1997MA050 MA Carpenter dies in fall through wall opening in factory renovation site.
1997MA044 MA Project engineer dies in fall from roof in Massachusetts.
1997MA038 MA Pest control technician dies in 100 foot fall from roof in Massachusetts.
1997MA031 MA Construction laborer dies in trench cave-in at oil tank removal site in Massachusetts.
1996MA037 MA Independent contractor dies when struck by protective hood from chipper/shredder at waste management facility in Massachusetts.
1996MA031 MA Construction laborer crushed by unattended rolling street sweeper at asphalt plant in Massachusetts.
1996MA029 MA New Jersey carpenter dies in fall from scaffold in Massachusetts.
1996MA027 MA Self-employed Massachusetts siding installer dies after 11 foot fall from scaffold.
1996MA023 MA Self-employed painter in Massachusetts dies in fall of twelve feet from "widow's walk" at a single-family home.
1996MA016 MA Landscaper dies when struck by front end loader in Massachusetts.
1996MA011 MA Massachusetts temporary laborer is crushed in baler at recycling facility.
1995MA043 MA Massachusetts construction machine operator dies under conveyor of stone crushing machine.
1995MA042 MA Massachusetts plumber falls when extension ladder collapses.
1995MA041 MA Massachusetts mason falls when granite block tips onto scaffold.
1995MA039 MA Construction laborer crushed by asphalt truck while paving interstate highway.
1995MA027 MA New Jersey painter/de-leader dies in fall from suspended scaffold in water tank in Massachusetts.
1995MA026 MA Foreman dies when struck by front end loader at a Massachusetts scrap metal recycling plant.
1995MA020 MA Massachusetts woodworker dies when struck by knife launched from overhead router.
1995MA016 MA Iron worker apprentice dies in fall of fifty feet on Massachusetts construction site.
1995MA014 MA Massachusetts iron worker dies in fall from structural steel framework.
1995MA013 MA Night crew associate dies after fall at retail building supply outlet in Massachusetts.
1995MA007 MA Production employee crushed to death by toppled metal coils at Massachusetts steel fabrication facility.
1995MA002 MA Massachusetts assembler/welder crushed to death beneath twelve ton steel tank.
1994MA070 MA Massachusetts warehouseman dies in fall from mezzanine.
1994MA069 MA Massachusetts maintenance man dies when crushed beneath container box of dump truck.
1994MA068 MA Massachusetts public utility electrician electrocuted during routine operations and maintenance.
1994MA067 MA New Hampshire construction project manager dies when crushed by five ton concrete slab on Massachusetts construction site.
1994MA066 MA Massachusetts warehouse/delivery worker dies when crushed by toppled granite slabs.
1994MA021 MA Massachusetts laborer dies when caught in conveyor machinery at scrap metal business.
1994MA019 MA Pilot plant operator killed in pressure vessel release at a Massachusetts biotechnology company.
1994MA018 MA Temporary worker dies when crushed in screen printing press.
1994MA016 MA Massachusetts newspaper girl dies after being struck by a jeep while delivering her route from a bicycle.
1994MA014 MA Massachusetts landscaper/laborer dies when crushed in small skid steer loader.
1994MA012 MA Massachusetts loading dock worker dies in explosion of beer truck.
1994MA011 MA Massachusetts construction worker dies in fall through a roof opening while performing iron work.
1994MA010 MA Massachusetts concrete plant driver/yardman asphyxiated in materials hopper.
1994MA008 MA Massachusetts newspaper boy dies when struck by a van while crossing the street on his bicycle.
1994MA007 MA Massachusetts plant operator dies in fall at a petroleum marketing terminal.
1994MA005 MA Building contractor dies in fall from second story porch on residential construction site.
1994MA004 MA Massachusetts steel company field superintendent dies in thirty foot fall from ladder.
1994MA003 MA Massachusetts arborist electrocuted on contact with 13,800 volt public utility powerline.
1994MA002 MA Massachusetts maintenance supervisor dies in twenty foot fall through rooftop skylight opening.
1994MA001 MA Massachusetts mason dies in fall from construction site scaffolding.
1993MA016 MA Massachusetts roofing company laborer dies in fall through skylight.
1993MA015 MA Massachusetts mason dies in 85 foot fall when tower climbing work platform collapses.
1993MA014 MA Massachusetts window washer dies in six floor fall from a ten floor building.
1993MA013 MA Massachusetts carpenter dies in fall through floor opening at a home construction site.
1993MA012 MA Massachusetts metal building assembler dies in fall from rooftop.
1993MA011 MA Massachusetts carpenter dies when crushed beneath prefabricated modular roof panel.
1993MA010 MA Massachusetts maintenance foreman dies when crushed beneath steel framework.
1993MA009 MA Self-employed Massachusetts electrician dies during electrical connection of equipment.
1993MA008 MA Bridge painter dies in fall while working on Massachusetts bridge.
1993MA007 MA Massachusetts specialty foundation company laborer dies in machinery entanglement.
1993MA006 MA Rhode Island window washer dies in seven story fall from Massachusetts rooftop.
1993MA005 MA Massachusetts swimming pool company president drowns during routine service call.
1993MA004 MA Cleaning company laborer crushed by toppled paper bales while working at Massachusetts recycling plant.
1993MA003 MA Massachusetts carpentry foreman dies when metal ladder contacts overhead public utility powerline.
1993MA002 MA Night watchman drowns from fall into Massachusetts river.
1993MA001 MA Self-employed general contractor dies in fall from ladder in Massachusetts.
1992MA020 MA Massachusetts trash collection company operations manager dies when crushed between conveyor truck and dumpster.
1992MA019 MA Massachusetts plater dies following hydrofluoric acid spill exposure during transfer process.
1992MA018 MA Massachusetts water works specialty valve foreman dies in oxygen deficient valve chamber.
1992MA017 MA Self-employed Massachusetts real estate developer/builder electrocuted by construction site generator.
1992MA016 MA Carpentry/roofing foreman dies in fall through roof opening in Massachusetts.
1992MA015 MA Massachusetts drill foreman dies in fall when portion of offshore marine rockdrilling rig resettles in ocean floor.
1992MA013 MA Lumber company/sawmill laborer dies following strike in the head.
1992MA012 MA Massachusetts bridge painter dies in fall from toppled aerial scissor lift.
1992MA011 MA Laborer/tender dies in fall from scaffolding In Massachusetts.
1992MA010 MA Elevator service/repair helper electrocuted in Massachusetts.
1992MA009 MA Massachusetts lead chemical technician dies in explosion during chemical synthesis process.
1992MA008 MA Truck driver dies in fall from flat bed trailer in Massachusetts.
1992MA007 MA Demolition laborer dies in fall through roof opening in Massachusetts.
1992MA006 MA Self-employed general contractor dies in fall from rooftop in Massachusetts.
1992MA005 MA Carpentry foreman dies in fall from scaffolding in Massachusetts.
1992MA004 MA Off-duty municipal firefighter/EMT drowns in Massachusetts River.
1992MA003 MA Self-employed carpentry specialist electrocuted when he contacted energized public utility powerline in Massachusetts.
1992MA002 MA Facilities maintenance foreman dies in fall from ladder in Massachusetts.
1992MA001 MA Massachusetts public utility lineman dies of thermal burns when aerial lift hydraulic hoses ruptured and ignited.
1991MA007 MA Employee electrocuted while dismantling a metal edged box resting on a flexible electrical cord.
1991MA006 MA Sign erector dies in falling 90 feet from a ladder hung over a billboard in Massachusetts.
1991MA005 MA Roofer dies after backing off a roof and falling 33 feet to the ground in Massachusetts.
1991MA004 MA Carpenter dies after falling 11 feet off a ladder jack scaffold in Massachusetts.
1991MA002 MA Custodian dies in a confined space in a hospital laundry.
1991MA001 MA Insulator dies after falling 26 feet to the ground in Massachusetts.
1990MA005 MA A tree worker dies after falling from a tree.
1990MA004 MA Construction laborer crushed by steel plate in trench.
1990MA003 MA Roofer dies after falling from a flat roof.
1990MA001 MA A roofer falls to his death.

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