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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.

In-house Case Reports: Agriculture


Report No.

Incident State


2006-04 NC Migrant farm worker dies from heat stroke while working on a tobacco farm - North Carolina
2003-04 NC Female Hispanic farm worker dies after falling from the elevated forks of a forklift - North Carolina
2002-10 OH Youth farm worker dies after falling into operating feed grinder/mixer - Ohio
2000-18 PA A 15-Year-old male farm laborer dies after the tractor he was operating overturned Into a manure pit - Pennsylvania
2000-06 GA Sixteen-year-old farmworker dies in a cotton packing machine after being covered with a load of cotton - Georgia
2000-01 NC Worker dies from crushing injuries after falling into a baling machine - North Carolina
1998-15 MI 9-year-old child helping with blueberry harvest dies after being run over by cargo truck on field road - Michigan
1993-20 WV Part-time farmer dies in tractor rollover - West Virginia, June 26, 1993
1992-29 MN Farm owner and son asphyxiated in manure waste pit - Minnesota, August 11, 1992
1992-28 MN Hog farm co- owner and employee die of hydrogen sulfide poisoning in manure pit - Minnesota, August 8, 1992
1989-46 MI Five family members die after entering manure waste pit on dairy farm, July 26, 1989
1989-44 GA Two farm laborers die in oxygen-deficient manure pit, June 26, 1989
1987-49 IN Farmer dies in Indiana, May 26, 1987
1987-39 IN Farm worker asphyxiated in grain silo in Indiana, November 1, 1986
1986-22 IN 21 year-old electrocuted while moving grain auger in Indiana
1986-07 GA Two electrocuted on farm in Georgia
1986-06 GA Three electrocuted on farm in Georgia

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