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College of Human Medicine

All Fatality Types

CASE MIFACE Summaries of MIOSHA Inspections
Case 121 59-year-old truck driver was killed when he was pinned and crushed against a receiving dock wall by a truck backing up in the dock well.
Case 134 33-year-old truck driver was killed when he was run over by the duel wheels of a tractor while checking the air brake connections for an air leak between a tractor and trailer.
Case 137 21-year-old airport baggage handler was struck and crushed by a mobile belt loader.
Case 141 59-year-old operating engineer for a heavy equipment company was killed while unloading a Genie JLG from a trailer.
Case 146 35-year-old truck driver was killed as he was walking across the parking/yard area in front of a loading dock and was struck from behind by another truck as it was exiting the area.
Case 161 18-year-old wingwalker/guideperson at an airport was killed when he was struck by a 65,000-pound Equi-Tech push back tractor tug.
Case 165 38-year-old lift truck driver in a frozen food distribution center was killed when several tons of frozen food that had been stored on racks fell onto him when the racks collapsed.
Case 188 69-year-old truck driver was killed when he was pinned between a 53-foot long trailer and a loading dock.
Case 204 52-year-old tow truck driver was killed when he was pinned under a vehicle he was attempting to jump start.
Case 206 33-year-old truck driver was killed when an 18-foot long 12-inch diameter water main pipes weighing 700 pounds fell from the forks of a front-end loader as the pipe was being unloaded from a trailer and struck him.
Case 212 27-year-old mechanic died when an air shock bag he was installing on the rear axle of a 35-passenter vehicle struck him.
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 253 56-year-old truck driver sustained a fatal crush injury to his chest
Case 271 45-year-old forklift operator died of complications of being pinned between a forklift and a load of parts transported by another forklift operator.
Case 283 58-year-old semi-truck driver died due to complications of exposure to a diesel fuel splash.
Case 31 58-year-old truck driver died after falling from a large, stationary dump truck.
Case 334 32-year-old driver died following an attempt to contain a natural gas leak which occurred when his 53-foot long semi-tractor trailer struck associated piping at a well site.
Case 335 40-year-old truck driver died when he was struck by a semi tractor while in the parking lot of the shipping terminal.
Case 344 23-year-old truck driver died when he was pinned between two trailers at a transportation hub.
Case 357 24-year-old ramp agent died when he was pinned by a 2001 Tug 660 Belt Loader Wide Body conveyor against a plane.
Case 360 51-year-old roll off truck driver was electrocuted when the dump box contacted an energized 7,600-volt overhead power line.
Case 378 23-year-old truck driver for a land clearing company died when the truck he was operating overturned, pinning him.
Case 41 50-year-old truck driver died after being knocked off a tanker by an exploding hatch lid.
Case 410 56-year-old truck driver transporting non-hazardous neutralized sulfuric acid and water waste died when he was overcome by hydrogen sulfide while rinsing his tanker car.
Case 433 65-year-old pipeline station operator died when he was struck by a train.
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 47 60-year-old grain elevator worker died after being struck by a tote bag of black beans weighing approximately 2000 pounds.
Case 56 69-year-old truck driver was crushed and killed when a bundle of steel rods from the load of eight bundles he was delivering to a manufacturing facility fell onto him.
Case 57 39-year-old truck driver was struck by a hose under pressure that came loose during a leak test of a tanker.
Case 59 45-year-old truck driver died from an electrocution when attempting to free a snagged communications wire from the top of his water delivery semi-trailer truck.
Case 67 49-year-old agricultural laborer died while working in a 30-foot diameter metal grain bin with the 15-foot sweep auger running.
Case 87 38-year-old mechanic died from hypoxia after entering a tanker that had been pressurized with nitrogen.
Case 97 57-year-old mobile straddle stacker lift operator died from injuries he received from being run over by the wheels of a sliding chassis trailer.
Case 99 24-year-old railroad conductor/switcher on a spur railroad was killed when he was crushed between a derailed railroad car and a stationary concrete column.