Iowa FACE Investigation Reports: Pictorial Directory

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

These are full narrative reports written according to NIOSH protocol. This directory contains pictures and the titles from each report, which when clicked, take the user to the actual report (PDF).

2010IA017 Fatal Burn Injury While Bulldozing and Burning Brush






2009IA037 Farmer Caught in Compression Rollers of Hay Baler







Photo of grain bin site2009IA012 Farmer Engulfed Then Asphyxiated by Corn in Grain Bin





IA2006 report photo



2006IA007 Farmer Attacked and
Killed by Dairy Bull









Photo of tractor with auger entanglement


2005IA075  Farmer Fatally Injured in Tractor Posthole Auger Entanglement





Entry into Water Service Manhole Vault


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






Photo of flow in 2 ft. wide sewer pipe



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









Photo of tractor with rotary cutter



2004IA021   Farmer Run Over by Tractor and Rotary Cutter





Photo of wagon



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





photo of overturned tractor without ROPS

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





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



picture of overturned tractor2005IA015 Farmer Died When Tractor Overturned While Feeding Cattle on Hillside





Photo of overturned tractor


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




photo of overturned tractor


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





photo of auger

 2004IA005 Hispanic Laborer Entangled in Auger at Pork Processing Plant









Photo of tipped over cart

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





Photo of conveyor shaft


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




Photo of conveyor shaft


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




Photo of skid loader



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







Photo of ATV


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






Photo of the hay wagon


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




Front of trailer box supported by pallet fork tines of skid steer

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





Photo of


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






Photo of overturned tractor


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




Photo of interior of hog confinement building


3IA58 Hog Farmer Dies from Asphyxiation after Manure Pit Agitation




Photo of the anhydrous ammonia tank


3IA27 Anhydrous Ammonia Nurse Tank Rupture Kills AgriculturalCooperative Worker




Photo of the two trucks


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




Photo of tractor


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




Photo of auto mechanic's shop


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




Photo of forklift inside warehouse




3IA57 Warehouse Forklift Operator
Crushed Against Rack Beam









Photo of the crane



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









Photo of forklift touching power lines



3IA55 Construction Worker Electrocuted
When Boom Forklift Contacted Power Lines




Photo of overturned forklift


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




Photo of skid steer loader near doorway of machine shed



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

(Report revised May 1, 2007)








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




Photo of tractor


3IA35 Tractor Operator Run Over and
Killed While Making Repairs




Photo of tractor


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




Front view of rock-chip spreader machine


2002IA030 Front Hopper Gate Operator Run Over by Chip Spreader during Street Resurfacing (Revised 6/16/08)




Photo of heater unit




2IA61 Swine Confinement Worker Dies
from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning










Photo of front view of skid-loader


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





Photo of rear of tractor


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





Full view of grain bins


2IA51 Farmer Falls to His Death from Grain Bin Ladder





PHoto of the silage wagon



2IA50 Young Farmer Crushed
Under Rolling Silage Wagon









Photo of truck with broken PTO


2IA24 Tanker Truck Driver Killed by Unshielded PTO Shaft




Photo of crane by tower



2IA3 Construction Worker Killed
When Cement Forms Fell From Crane










Photo of loader


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





Photo of loader


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





Photo of train car

01IA21 Two Railroad Repair Workers Asphyxiated in Damaged Tank Car




Photo of street intersection


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





Photo of grain bin


01IA017 Farmer Suffocates in Grain Bin While Unloading Corn





Side shot of roller mill



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










Photo of skid-steer loader




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








Photo of tow bar


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




Photo of garbage truck


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




Photo of seating area of tractor




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








Photo of side of the truck


00IA064 Tree Trimmer Falls to his Death as Boom Truck Collapses




Photo of site of bull attack


00IA055 Two Farmers / Brothers
Killed By Young Angus Bull




Photo of tower



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













Photo of garbage truck with back half open

00IA005 Sanitation assistant crushed between garbage truck and compactor

HTML version of report




Photo of Bore Machine


00IA003 Operator of Horizontal Boring Machine Is Crushed To Death

HTML version of report



Photo of backhoe


99IA093 Operator Crushed by Backhoe Boom While Doing Maintenance




Photo of the dump truck

99IA085 Construction worker crushed
between falling dumptruck box and frame

HTML version of report




Photo of workers holding jetvac hose


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

HTML version of report





Photo of the corn planter

99IA011 Farmer crushed to death under broken corn planter

HTML version of report





Photo of overturned sprayer


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

HTML version of report




Photo of skid-steer loader



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

HTML version of report








Photo of overturned tractor


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

HTML version of report




Photo of the flywheel


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

HTML version of report




Photo of wood chipper


98IA075 Sawmill worker killed while unplugging woodchips from chipper duct

HTML version of report




Photo of

98IA073 Farmer run over by tractor while starting it when not in the operator's seat

HTML version of report



Photo of tractor steps



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









Photo of tilting jack


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





Photo of wagon



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







Photo of tractor under tree branch


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




Photo of rotary motor


98IA056 Farmer crushed underneath rotary mower while changing blades





Photo of platform next to transformer


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




Photo of combine



98IA048 Farmer falls to his death from combine during maintenance








Photo of barrel after the explosion


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





Photo of grain bin



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








Photo (staged) of worker vacuuming grain


98IA035 Farmer suffocates under grain
while using a grain vacuum






Photo of tipped-over


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



Photo of crane


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




Photo of skid-steer loader



97IA031 Farmer crushed under skid-steer loader bucket









Photo of metal roof



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








Photo of the concrete pit


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





Photo of the

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




Photo of asphalt machine


96IA055 Asphalt machine runs over and kills worker




Photo of red tractor


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





Photo of planter


96IA041 Farmer crushed under planter while changing flat tire





photo of the gravel conveyor



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









photo of skid-steer loader



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









Diagram of hydraulic excavator in trench box




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












Photo of welding cage and cable after the fall




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







Photo (staged) of leg caught in auger


95IA047 Man dies after getting leg caught in grain auger




Photo of the tractor


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




Photo of the grain truck


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




Photo of the combine



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








Photo of fork lift in salvage yard


95IA033 Auto salvage yard worker crushed while working under car




Photo of the metal conveyor



95IA027 Metal conveyor belt slides down incline, crushing supervisor








Photo of the aerial truck arm




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







Diagram of lightbulb in metal halide lamp



95IA021 Youth falls from ladder and dies while changing lightbulb









Photo of the forklift and stack of drywall


95IA019 Loading dock worker crushed
between forklift and flatbed truck





Photo of overturned tractor


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





Photo of FACE Trauma Investigator in the barnyard


95IA006 Retired farmer dies in barnyard from tractor rollover




Photo of open doorway in grain bin


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





Photo of skid-steer loader in barn doorway


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


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