Occupational
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Medicine
College of Human Medicine

Fall

CASE MIFACE Summaries of MIOSHA Inspections
Case 234 47-year-old male automobile loader died while installing the second of two bridge plates between two railroad cars.
Case 247 74-year-old male supervisor for a distribution warehouse had an unwitnessed fall from a ladder stand as he was taking down an 8-foot long, cord and plug fluorescent light fixture located over a shelving rack.
Case 31 58-year-old truck driver died after falling from a large, stationary dump truck.
Case 436 62-year-old laborer died when he fell approximately 18-20 feet from a fruit storage crate raised by a forklift.
Case 45 38-year-old truck driver was asphyxiated when he was buried in processed human waste sludge at a landfill.
Case 484 52-year-old school bus driver slipped and fell on ice/snow while walking through a blacktop paved parking lot on his way to his car after completing his morning bus run.
Case 488 A 72-year-old mechanic died from injuries sustained in an approximate 3.5-foot fall from a semi-tractor cab secured on the bed of a parked low-boy trailer.