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FACE Hazard Alerts & Fatality Data Summaries

Safety & Health Assessment & Research for Prevention (SHARP) — Research for Safe Work

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Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) data summaries may not be identical to those listed in the Workers' Memorial Day ceremony because of different inclusion criteria.

FACE hazard alerts

Construction Hazard Alert: Workers Severely Injured Using Demolition Robots (279 KB PDF).

Washington State Construction Fall Fatalities 2000-2015: Infographic (754 KB PDF).

Safety Success Story: Carpenter Saved From Potentially Fatal Fall (767 KB PDF).

Preventing injuries to Retail Workers: How to Protect Retail Workers from being Struck by Motor Vehicles (265 KB PDF).

Tire Explosion: A Hazard to Workers Inflating Large Vehicle and Off-Road Machine Tires (174 KB PDF).

Hazards to Orchard Tractor and Machinery Operators (128 KB PDF).
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Peligros para los operadores de tractores y otra maquinaria en las huertas (133 KB PDF)

Preventing Injuries and Fatalities Among Landscape Service Workers in Washington State (250 KB PDF). This hazard alert was designed to be printed as a double-sided tri-fold brochure. It can also be printed on 2 pages.

Crushing Hazards to Workers Under Vehicles (75 KB PDF).

Data summaries

Data by year

Data summaries of all workplace fatalities included in the fatality assessment and control evaluation (FACE) program.

Lists of incidents by quarter

Lists of incidents by year

Lists of all workplace fatalities included in the fatality assessment and control evaluation (FACE) program by year.

Trends over time

Industry and other reports

Criteria for inclusion in the FACE system

Who is included

All people who were working in the state or in or on the waters of the state and died due to a work-related incident. This includes workers who're based in other states but have fatal injury incidents in Washington.

The data listed are subject to change due to the lack of information at the time of publishing.

Types of incidents included
  • Acute trauma fatalities.
  • Acute chemical exposures.
  • Suicide.
  • Motor vehicle incidents.
Types of incidents not included
  • Naturally caused deaths (heart attacks, aneurysms, etc.) unless there is a work-related component.
  • Diseases due to long-term exposure (asbestos and silica).

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