Iowa FACE Investigation Reports: ID# Directory

To report an occupational fatality, call the Iowa FACE Program at 800-513-0998

Full narrative reports written according to NIOSH protocol. This directory arranges the reports by ID number, starting with the most recent.

For example, 2006IA007 stands for the year of the event/ the state it occured in (IA)/ and the number assigned to the incident.

2012IA041 Diesel Mechanic Died in Motor Vehicle Crash

2012IA009 Bathtub Refinishing Technician Died from Inhalation of Paint Stripper Vapors

2012IA001 Farmer Engulfed in Soybeans While Operating Grain Vacuum in Steel Bin

2011IA075 Truck Driver Died of Thermal Injuries After His Tractor-Trailer Crashed into Concrete Median on the Interstate and Burst into Flames

2011IA043 Farmer Dies from Injuries After Being Attacked by Bull

2011IA039 17-Year-Old Farm Worker Caught Between Bucket of a Wheel Loader and Door Header of a Cattle Shed

2011IA035 Convenience Store Cook Died from Smoke Inhalation

2011IA013 Law enforcement officer killed in line of duty

2010IA054 Construction laborer fell from ladder

2010IA017 Fatal Burn Injury While Bulldozing and Burning Brush

2010IA005 Special Needs Sanitation Route Helper Caught in Tailgate of Waste Collection Truck

 2009IA037 Farmer Caught in Compression Rollers of Hay Baler

2009IA012 Farmer Engulfed Then Asphyxiated by Corn in Grain Bin

2008IA081 Farmer Crushed by Corn Head when Disengaging it from Combine

NEW 2008IA074 Farm Worker Electrocuted While Pressure Washing in Swine Barn

2007IA081 Farmer killed when large round bale tumbled from forks in loader bucket

2006IA007 Farmer Attacked and Killed by Dairy Bull

2005IA075 Farmer Fatally Injured in Tractor Posthole Auger Entanglement

2005IA086 Truck driver entangled in drive train while freeing seized brakes

2005IA042 Handyman Plumber Asphyxiated in Entry into Water Service Manhole Vault

2005IA034 Farmer Crushed Against Tractor Tire by Gravity Flow Wagon Box while Unhitching

2005IA027 Farmer Killed When Raised Front-end Loader Bucket Attachment Falls

NEW 2005IA024 & 025 Farmer and employee died after collapse and attempted rescue in manure storage pit

2005IA022 Man, 29, Died when Tractor with Front-end Loader Full of Rocks Overturned

2005IA020 Farmer engulfed and suffocated in soybeans during unloading of steel grain bin

2005IA019 Exit pit worker entangled in horizontal directional drill back reamer

2005IA015 Farmer Died When Tractor Overturned While Feeding Cattle on Hillside

2005IA013 Tractor moving large round bale on loader forks overturned onto farmer

2005IA004 Part-time Metal Salvager Died when Crushed in Tractor Overturn with Loader

2005IA002 Farmer Pitched from Cart that Tipped while Being Unloaded by Grain Vacuum

2004IA058 Farmer Asphyxiated when Entangled in Drives of Box-type Manure Spreader

2004IA051 Driver pinned under haul truck that went off quarry road and tipped over

2004IA021 Farmer Run Over by Tractor and Rotary Cutter

4IA60 53-Year-Old Cattle Farmer Entangled in Exposed Rotating Conveyor Shaft

4IA59 45-Year-Old Cattle Farmer Entangled in Exposed Rotating Conveyor Shaft

4IA36 Metalworking Shop Owner Crushed Between Skid Steer and Forklift Attachment

4IA19 Farm Boy Dies in ATV Rollover While Helping Father Chop Silage

4IA17 12-Year-Old Farm Boy Dies While Hitching Up Hay Wagon

2004IA014 Farmer Crushed Under Falling Dump Trailer Box While Repairing Lift Cylinder

2004IA011 Mechanic Dies When Tractor Overturns While Removing Tree Stump in Cemetery

4IA06 Farmer Dies When Entangled in Old Flight Elevator PTO Shaft

2004IA005 Hispanic Laborer Entangled in Auger at Pork Processing Plant

3IA72 Overturn of a Tractor with ROPS Folded Down Kills Operator

3IA60 Farmer Crushed in Machine Shed Doorway While Using Skid-Steer Loader

3IA58 Hog Farmer Dies from Asphyxiation after Manure Pit Agitation

3IA57 Warehouse Forklift Operator Crushed Against Rack Beam

3IA56 Farmer Killed in Tractor Rollover While Setting a Fence Post

3IA55 Construction Worker Electrocuted When Boom Forklift Contacted Power Lines

3IA54 Farmer Crushed Under Bucket of a Skid-Steer Loader

3IA45 Auto Mechanic Dies from Explosion While Welding a Barrel in His Shop

3IA43 Worker Falls to His Death in a Telescoping Boom Forklift Overturn

3IA36 Satellite TV Company Manager Dies While Preparing Pickup Truck for Transport

3IA35 Tractor Operator Run Over and Killed While Making Repairs

3IA27 Anhydrous Ammonia Nurse Tank Rupture Kills Agricultural Cooperative Worker

2003IA022 Tractor with Cable Hitched to Tow Brush Overturned Rearward on Farmer

3IA21 Welder Falls from Boom Forklift Platform When Boom Shifts Laterally

3IA20 Teenager Dies in Tractor Overturn When Home-Made Rollbar Fails 

2IA61 Swine Confinement Worker Dies from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

2IA57 Man Crushed Between Skid-Steer Loader and Dump Truck

2IA56 Farmer Killed When Tricycle Tractor With Front-End Loader Overturns

2IA51 Farmer Falls to His Death from Grain Bin Ladder

2IA50 Young Farmer Crushed Under Rolling Silage Wagon

2002IA031 Two Sewer Pipe Relining Workers Killed by Toxic Sewer Gas

2002IA030 Front Hopper Gate Operator Run Over by Chip Spreader during Street Resurfacing

2IA24 Tanker Truck Driver Killed by Unshielded PTO Shaft

2IA3 Construction Worker Killed When Cement Forms Fell From Crane

01IA042 Tree Excavator Killed While Using Skid-Steer Loader and Tree Shear

01IA038 Operator of Skid-Steer Loader Killed When Thrown Out of Seat

01IA21 Two Railroad Repair Workers Asphyxiated in Damaged Tank Car

01IA020 City Street Worker Was Struck and Killed by a Speeding Car

01IA017 Farmer Suffocates In Grain Bin While Unloading Corn

01IA005 Farmer Caught and Killed by Input Shaft of Roller Mill

01IA004 Farmer Was Killed When Pinned by Old Skid-Steer Loader

01IA002 Towman Crushed To Death While Hooking Up Disabled Propane Truck

01IA001 Extra Rider on Garbage Truck is Killed When He Falls Under Truck

00IA082 Farmer Fatally Injured by Rotary Mower When Tractor Seat Falls Off

00IA064 Tree Trimmer Falls To His Death as Boom Truck Collapses

00IA055 Two Farmers / Brothers Killed By Young Angus Bull

00IA048 Worker Crushed in Rubber Tire Assembly Machine

00IA031 Water tower worker killed as mobile tower crane crashes to the ground

00IA005 Sanitation assistant crushed between garbage truck and compactor

00IA003 Operator of Horizontal Boring Machine Is Crushed To Death

99IA093 Operator Crushed By Backhoe Boom While Doing Maintenance

99IA085 Construction worker crushed between falling dumptruck box and frame

99IA038 Sewer maintenance worker killed by nozzle tip on Jet / Vac hose

99IA011 Farmer crushed to death under broken corn planter

99IA010 Driver of 3-wheeled agricultural sprayer killed during overturn

99IA007 Dairy farmer dies while cleaning his barn with skid-steer loader

99IA005 Tractor operator killed in an overturn while moving a sandblasting trailer

99IA003 Youth farm worker is killed when he becomes entangled in PTO driveline of an old grinder-mixer

98IA075 Sawmill worker killed while unplugging woodchips from a chipper duct

98IA074 Female machine operator killed when working on a punch press

98IA073 Farmer starts tractor, which then runs over and kills him

98IA072 Farmer slips off tractor step and falls into path of moving truck

98IA071 Two auto mechanics crushed to death under falling tow truck

98IA067 Farmwife was killed as a gravity flow wagon filled with soybeans tipped over on her

98IA058 Tractor operator backs into tree branch and is crushed against steering wheel

98IA056 Farmer crushed underneath rotary mower while changing blades

98IA053 Electrician falls to his death from an old wooden transformer platform

98IA048 Farmer falls to his death from combine during maintenance.

98IA045 Arc welder dies in explosion while using an old barrel as a worktable.

98IA043 Farm worker suffocates in flowing grain while clearing a blocked grain auger

98IA035 Farmer suffocates under grain while using a grain vacuum

98IA017 Salesman killed while lifting portable elevator that had tipped over in street

98IA003 Paper mill employee killed as safety plate pins him against a paper winder

97IA052 Mobile tower crane falls 180 feet to the ground killing the crane operator

97IA031 Farmer crushed under a skid-steer loader bucket

96IA067 Sheet metal roofer slips and falls through joint in ceiling

96IA065 Construction worker falls head-first into 16-foot concrete pit

96IA061 Wife is pinned between tractor loader bucket and foundation wall while helping husband build new home

96IA055 Asphalt machine runs over and kills worker

96IA042 Tractor avoids oncoming car but rolls in a ditch killing the operator

96IA041 Farmer crushed under planter while changing flat tire

96IA033 Gravel pit worker dies while cleaning off a stalled conveyor belt

96IA015 Farmer is killed by skid-steer loader when it rolls into creek bed

96IA008 Construction worker killed by hydraulic excavator while working in trench

96IA003 Iron worker falls 19 stories after welding lead melts steel cage cable

95IA047 Man dies after getting his leg caught in a grain auger

95IA042 Farmer slips while climbing into tractor, is run over and killed

95IA040 Farmer crushed to death while changing U-joint on older farm truck

95IA035 Farmer dies after getting caught in auger of a combine header

95IA033 Auto salvage yard worker crushed while working under car

95IA029 Farmer killed from tractor rollover while loading hay on hillside

95IA027 Metal conveyor belt slides down incline crushing supervisor.

95IA024 Aerial truck arm breaks, causing tree trimmer to fall to his death

95IA021 Youth falls from ladder and dies while changing lightbulb

95IA019 Loading dock worker crushed between forklift and flatbed truck

95IA017 Farmer dies when a tree falls on him from a front-end loader

95IA009 12-year-old boy dies from a tractor rollover in a roadside ditch

95IA007 Construction worker falls to his death while repairing elevator

95IA006 Retired farmer dies in barnyard from tractor rollover

95IA005 Silo maintenance worker dies after getting caught in unloading auger

95IA001 Farmer dies while cleaning foot pedals of skid-steer loader

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