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52-31-2014

New Operator Dies after Excavator Tips Over Bridge and Falls into River Below (2.33 MB PDF / 7 min.) (#08WA00101)

52-30-2014

New Timber Harvester Operator Killed Following a Chain Shot Incident (3.34 MB PDF / 7 min.) (#10WA04801)

52-29-2013

New Orchard Tractor Operator Dies when Run Over by Trailer-Mounted Water Tank Towed by Tractor (2.44 MB PDF / 7 min.) (#08WA053)

52-28-2013

Truck Driver Dies after being Run Over by Propane Transport Rolling Backward at Bulk Plant (1.3 MB PDF / 5 min.) (#11WA013)

52-27-2013

Orchard Laborer Dies when Crushed Between a Motor Grader and Semi-Truck in Washington State (1 MB PDF / 4 min.) (#09WA04701)

52-26-2012

Operator Dies after Being Caught between Bulldozer's Track and Fender (1.2 MB PDF / 5 min.) (#10WA015)

52-25-2012

Machinist Dies After Being Struck by Rotating Steel Bar Stock in Lathe in Washington State (2 MB PDF / 7 min.) (#10WA01001).

52-24-2012  
Deck Engineer on Barge Dies When Struck by Crane Counterweight in Washington State (4.8 MB PDF / 14 min) (#10WA040).

52-23-2012
Carpet Installer Dies after Falling 32 Feet at a Commercial Jobsite (845 KB PDF / 3 min) (#09WA05101).

52-22-2011
Crane Operator Dies after Falling From Crane Turntable Deck in Washington State (818 KB PDF / 3 min) (# 10WA046).

52-21-2011
A Commercial Cleaning Company Worker Dies of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning at a Warehouse in Washington State (1136 KB PDF / 3 min) (# 06WA021).

52-20-2010
Assembler / Fabricator Dies When Struck by “L” Rack Loaded with Glass Mirrors in Washington State (747 KB PDF / 2 min) (#08WA049).

52-19-2009
A 16-Year-Old Worker Dies When Struck by a Portable Gantry Crane used as an Engine Hoist (747 KB PDF / 2 min) (#03WA03901).

52-18-2008
Maintenance Worker Electrocuted While Attempting to Change a Light Bulb in Washington State (195 KB PDF) (04WA080).

52-17-2008
Two Teen Workers Asphyxiate in an Agricultural Silo (457 KB PDF / 1 min) (03WA038).

52-16-2007
Temporary Construction Worker Dies After Falling from a Scaffold Plank in Washington State (626 KB PDF / 2 min) (02WA019).

52-15-2006
Maintenance Worker Killed When Struck by a Vehicle Along a Highway in Washington State (203 KB PDF) (02WA048).

52-14-2006
Flagger Fatally Injured When Struck by a Car at a Highway Work Zone in Washington State (271 KB PDF) (00WA011).

52-13-2005
Utility Construction Supervisor Killed When Struck by a Pickup Truck at a Work Zone in Washington State (263 KB PDF / 2 min) (02WA034).

52-12-2004
Temporary Worker Killed when Caught in Machinery at a Bottling Plant in Washington State (276 KB PDF) (00WA012).

52-11-2004
City Worker Killed When Struck by a Dump Truck in Washington State (148 KB PDF) (00WA041).

52-10-2003
Lineman Killed After Being Struck by a Car in Washington State (248 KB PDF) (00WA040).

52-9-2003
Logger Killed by Log (224 KB PDF).
During a helicopter logging operation in Washington State (99WA070).

52-8-2002
Flagger Killed When Struck by Dump Truck (347 KB PDF).
This fatality occurred during road construction in Washington State (99WA070).

52-7-2002
A Fifteen Year-old Worker was Killed After he Fell From the Roof of a Building While Helping Wash its Windows (120 KB PDF) (98WA113).

52-6-2001
A Sixteen Year-old Farm Worker was Killed While Driving a Tractor Pulling a Hay Baler on a Public Roadway (225 KB PDF).
The tractor left the roadway and overturned on the worker (99WA056).

52-5-2000
Cedar Salvage Logger Killed When Struck by Falling Cedar Blocks (281 KB PDF).
During a helicopter logging operation in Washington State, a salvage logger was killed by blocks of cedar that fell on him. Cedar blocks were being hoisted by a helicopter to a landing site when a sling failed and the blocks struck a logger below (98WA10301).

52-4-2000
Construction Contractor Killed by Fall From Ladder (329 KB PDF).
Contractor was putting finishing touches on a building when his ladder fell and he struck the ground in Washington State (98WA08601). Attached appendices outline discussions of underlying medical conditions and work at height, other specialty ladders and accessories to make work at heights safer, and some applicable WISHA standards.

52-3-1999
Night Foreman Killed After Falling From a Hay De-Stacker (305 KB PDF).
Washington State (98WA06301).

52-2-1999
Tree Faller Struck by Tree (374 KB PDF).
Logger killed when struck by top of falling tree, which was felled by an adjacent cutter in Washington State (98WA07601).

52-1-1998
Sawmill Unscrambler Operator (221 KB PDF).
The operator was killed when struck by a board ejected by trim saw in Washington State (98WA06001).

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