Occupational
& Environmental
Medicine
College of Human Medicine

Motor Vehicle

CASE MIFACE Summaries of MIOSHA Inspections
Case 215 27-year-old laborer for a tree trimming service died when the passenger side front tire of a GMC C8500 bucket truck that he was attempting to guide while it was backing into a parking space caught his foot and he was run over.
Case 315 36-year-old co-owner/operator of a small tree removal company died when the unsupported raised dump bed of a 1988 Ford F-600 dump truck came down unexpectedly, crushing him between the dump bed and the truck frame.
Case 368 47-year-old foreman/flagman of a tree trimming crew was struck by a driver entering the work zone and died several weeks later from the injuries sustained at the time of the incident.
Case 371 52-year-old tractor trailer driver died when he was struck by the pup trailer of another semi when maneuvering in a sugar beet field.