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71-133-2014 New agriculture narrative
Backhoe Operator Crushed by Boom (467 KB PDF).
Slideshow (1.03 MB PDF).
Incident Date: October 15, 2013.

71-132-2014 New construction narrative
Ironworker Falls 72 feet from Mast Scaffold (376 KB PDF).
Slideshow (727 KB PDF).
Incident Date: January 6, 2014.

71-131-2014 New agriculture narrative
Pesticide Handler Run Over by Tractor (254 KB PDF).
Slideshow (675 KB PDF).
Incident Date: October 15, 2013.

71-130-2014
Orchard Tractor Operator Run Over by Mower Attachment (1371 KB PDF).
Slideshow (542 KB PDF).
Incident Date: April 29, 2013.

71-129-2014
Roofing Contractor Falls 35 Feet from Roof (453 KB PDF).
Slideshow (631 KB PDF).
Incident Date: November 30, 2012.

71-128-2014
Orchard Tractor Operator Run Over by Trailer-Mounted Water Tank (408 KB PDF).
Slideshow (1.08 MB PDF).
Incident Date: October 14, 2008.

71-127-2014
Painter/Rigger Falls 200 Feet from Bridge into River (290 KB PDF).
Slideshow (1.21 MB PDF).
Incident Date: October 7, 2012.

71-126-2013
Roofer Crushed Between Beam and Boom-Supported Elevating Work Platform (141 KB PDF).
Slideshow (695 KB PDF).
Incident Date: September 18, 2012.

71-125-2013
Sheepherder Dies When ATV Struck by Motor Vehicle (143 KB PDF).
Slideshow (401 KB PDF).
Incident Date: January 11, 2013.

71-124-2013
HVAC Technician Falls Through Skylight (125 KB PDF).
Slideshow (1.03 MB PDF).
Incident Date: June 15, 2012.

71-123-2013
Framer Electrocuted when Crane Hoist Line Contacts Power Line (235 KB PDF).
Slideshow (628 KB PDF).
Incident Date: June 7, 2012.

71-122-2013
Orchard Supervisor Run Over by Tractor and Attached Tank Sprayer (128 KB PDF).
Slideshow (278 KB PDF).
Incident Date: July 4, 2012.

71-121-2013
Carpenter Falls from Beam while Setting Rim Joist (129 KB PDF).
Slideshow (574 KB PDF).
Incident Date: January 5, 2012.

71-120-2013
Bulldozer Operator Caught Between Track and Fender (169 KB PDF).
Slideshow (367 KB PDF).
Incident Date: February 4, 2010.

71-119-2013
Orchard Laborer Crushed Between Grader and Semi-Truck (169 KB PDF).
Slideshow (662 KB PDF).
Incident Date: September 27, 2009.

71-118-2013
Deck Engineer on Barge Struck By Crane Counterweight (200 KB PDF).
Slideshow (1.29 MB PDF).
Incident Date: June 24, 2010.

71-117-2013
Laborer Falls through Roof Opening (146 KB PDF).
Slideshow (518 KB PDF).
Incident Date: October 31, 2011.

71-116-2012
Roofer Dies After Falling from Ladder or Roof (242 KB PDF).
Incident Date: January 18, 2010.

71-115-2012
Skid Steer Loader Operator Impaled by Rebar (195 KB PDF).
Incident Date: September 15, 2011.

71-114-2012
Farm Laborer Killed by Falling 1,500 lb Hay Bale (184 KB PDF).
Incident Date: February 14, 2012.

71-113-2012
Crane Operator Dies after Falling from Crane Turntable Deck (213 KB PDF).
Incident Date: July 26, 2010.

71-112-2012
Carpet Installer Dies After Falling from Window Opening (129 KB PDF).
Incident Date: November 12, 2009.

71-111-2012
Dairy Worker Struck by Bull (122 KB PDF).
Incident date: December 30, 2008.

71-110-2012
Painter Falls from Stepladder (71 KB PDF).
Incident date: October 12, 2010.

71-109-2012
Laborer Run Over by Reversing Dump Truck in Highway Work Zone (171 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 9, 2011.

71-108-2012
Orchard Tractor Operator Dies When Tractor Rolls Over (190 KB PDF).
Incident date: November 10, 2010.

71-107-2011
Electrician Falls from Ladder or Awning (195 KB PDF).
Incident date: October 21, 2009.

71-106-2011
Skid-Steer Loader Operator Crushed Between Backhoe Attachment and Cab (192 KB PDF).
Incident date: March 1, 2010.

71-105-2011
Framer Falls When Floor Section Collapses (85 KB PDF).
Incident date: December 22, 2009.

71-104-2011
Ranch Worker Dies When ATV Rolls Over (122 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 21, 2008.

71-103-2011
Contractor Killed When Boom Truck Crashes (69 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 27, 2009.

71-102-2011
Laborer Crushed Under House (103 KB PDF).
Incident date: December 12, 2009.

71-101-2011
Nursery Laborer Electrocuted When Irrigation Pipe Contacts Overhead Power Line (137 KB PDF).
Incident date: August 6, 2009.

71-100-2011
Ironworker Killed When Rebar Cage Collapses (72 KB PDF).
Incident date: February19, 2009.

71-99-2011
Floor Installer Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash (157 KB PDF).
Incident date: November 17, 2008.

71-98-2010
Crane Rigger Killed When Struck by Falling Crane Load (150 KB PDF).
Incident date: November 25, 2008.

71-97-2010
Orchard Laborer Caught in Tractor-Mounted Post Hole Digger (151 KB PDF).
Incident date: February 21, 2008.

71-96-2010
Laborer Struck by Boom of Excavator When it Tips Over (171 KB PDF).
Incident date: September 26, 2008.

71-95-2010
Roofing Contractor Falls from a Boom-Supported Elevating Work Platform (63 KB PDF).
Incident date: September 27, 2008.

71-94-2010
Operating Engineer Struck by Concrete Slab (152 KB PDF).
Incident date: September 4, 2008.

71-93-2010
Farm Tractor Operator Falls From Tractor and Run Over (146 KB PDF).
Incident date: May 21, 2009.

71-93-2010 en Español
Operador de granja cae del tractor y se atropello (129 KB PDF).
Fecha del Incidente: Mayo 21 de 2009.

71-92-2010
Cellular Tower Crew Foreman Killed in Fall from Antenna Mast (225 KB PDF).
Incident date: September 12, 2008.

71-91-2010
Farm Laborer Dies from Heat Stroke (234 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 18, 2005.

71-91-2010 en Español
Trabajador agrcola muere por golpe de calor (152 KB PDF).
Fecha del Incidente: Julio 18 de 2005.

71-90-2010
Well Driller Struck By Water Drill Pipe Sliding Off Back of Truck (105 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 8, 2008.

71-89-2010
Carpenter Struck By Concrete Pump Hose (116 KB PDF).
Incident date: June 26, 2008.

71-88-2009
Foreman Killed When Collapsing Steel Columns Knock Over Boom Lift (65 KB PDF).
Incident date: June 20, 2008.

71-87-2009
Laborer Killed When Run Over by Reversing Dump Truck (51 KB PDF).
Incident date: June 23, 2008.

71-86-2009
Security Guard at Construction Site Pinned between Door and Frame of Pickup Truck (63 KB PDF)
Incident date: March 12, 2008.

71-85-2009
Laborer Backed Over by Water Truck in Highway Work Zone (49 KB PDF).
Incident date: March 27, 2008.

71-84-2009
Aerial Platform Operator Crushed (56 KB PDF).
Incident date: February 21, 2008.

71-83-2009
Crane Operator Falls While Descending Crane (63 KB PDF).
Incident date: November 5, 2007.

71-82-2009
Siding Installer Supervisor Dies in Head-on Motor Vehicle Collision (50 KB PDF).
Incident date: January 19, 2008.

71-81-2009
Excavator Operator Killed When Excavator Tips Over (54 KB PDF).
Incident date: January 15, 2008.

71-80-2009
Framing Contractor Falls from Roof (50 KB PDF).
Incident date: November 7, 2007.

71-79-2009
Excavator Operator Killed When Excavator Rolls On Its Side (53 KB PDF).
Incident date: August 17, 2007.

71-78-2008
Carpenter Falls into Elevator Shaft (49 KB PDF).
Incident date: August 28, 2007.

71-77-2008
Laborer Falls into Trench and Struck by Excavator Bucket (49 KB PDF).
Incident date: August 20, 2007.

71-76-2008
Construction Equipment Mechanic Killed While Working Under Truck (47 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 26, 2007.

71-75-2008
Concrete Finisher Driving Flatbed Truck Dies When Vehicle Leaves Road and Crashes (52 KB PDF).
Incident date: June 17, 2007.

71-74-2008
Well Driller Helper Killed When Stationary Well Drilling Truck Tips Over (50 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 20, 2007.

71-73-2008
Construction Engineer Killed When Struck by Car in Highway Work Zone (46 KB PDF).
Incident date: June 22, 2007.

71-72-2008
Roofer Falls from Extension Ladder When it Collapses (46 KB PDF).
Incident date: June 5, 2007.

71-71-2008
Painter Killed When Scissor Lift Tips Over (47 KB PDF).
Incident date: April 21, 2007.

71-70-2008
Journeyman Telecommunications Technician Electrocuted After Contacting Overhead Power Line (43 KB PDF).
Incident date: May 21, 2007.

71-69-2008
Foreman Performing Maintenance Work on Fuel Storage Tank Killed in Explosion (38 KB PDF).
Incident date: March 28, 2007.

71-68-2007
Laborer Struck by Excavator Bucket (63 KB PDF).
Incident date: February 16, 2007.

71-67-2008
Mechanic Killed When Tunneling Locomotive Crashes (53 KB PDF).
Incident date: February 7, 2007.

71-66-2007
Carpenter/Pile Driver Struck by Falling "Strong-back" (57 KB PDF).
Incident date: December 12, 2006.

71-65-2007
Sider Falls from Scaffolding (50 KB PDF).
Incident date: December 4, 2006.

71-64-2007
Skid Steer Loader Operator Ejected and Crushed by Bucket (49 KB PDF).
Incident date: December 1, 2006.

71-63-2007
Carpenter Struck By Falling H-beam (60 KB PDF).
Incident date: November 13, 2006.

71-62-2007
Roofer Falls from Roof After Un-clipping from Lifeline (49 KB PDF).
Incident date: September 28, 2006.

71-61-2007
Pipe Layer/Laborer Falls into Catch Basin (64 KB PDF).
Incident date: September 28, 2006.

71-60-2007
Laborer Dies While Attempting to Stop Runaway Vehicle (52 KB PDF).
Incident date: September 12, 2006.

71-59-2007
Laborer Run-Over by Backing Dump Truck (50 KB PDF).
Incident date: August 23, 2006.

71-58-2007
Ironworker Falls While Moving Roof Decking Bundle (51 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 25, 2006.

71-57-2007
Laborer Dies from Heat Stroke (56 KB PDF).
Incident date: June 26, 2006.

71-56-2007
Framer Falls from Roof (49 KB PDF).
Incident date: June 26, 2006.

71-55-2007
Electrical Contractor Electrocuted After Contacting Energized Conductors (51 KB PDF).
Incident date: June 21, 2006.

71-54-2006
Workers Killed in Motor Vehicle Crashes (36 KB PDF).
Incident dates: April 27, May 15, May 23, August 7, August 25 and September 18, 2006.

71-53-2006
Apprentice Lineman Electrocuted After Contacting Underground Primary Cable (63 KB PDF).
Incident date: March 1, 2006.

71-52-2006
Laborer Electrocuted When Truck Mounted Boom Contacts Overhead Power Line (58 KB PDF).
Incident date: March 24, 2006

71-51-2006
Site Superintendent Falls Through Skylight Cutout (58 KB PDF).
Incident date: February 18, 2006

71-51-2006 en Español
Superintendente de campo se cae por la abertura de un tragaluz (98 KB PDF).

71-50-2006
Sider Installer Falls from Ladder (35 KB PDF).
Incident date: January 4, 2006

71-50-2006 en Español
Instalador de paneles laterales se cae de una escalera (30 KB PDF).

71-49-2006
Journeyman Carpenter Struck by Falling Wall Section (60 KB PDF).
Incident date: December 30, 2005.

71-49-2006 en Español
Jornalero golpeado por una sección de pared que se cayó (60 KB PDF).

71-48-2006
Carpenter Falls From Top Plate (35 KB PDF).
Incident date: December 27, 2005.

71-48-2006 en Español
Un carpintero se cae de la placa superior (30 KB PDF).

71-47-2006
Carpenter Falls From Balcony (78 KB PDF).
Incident date: November 1, 2005.

71-47-2006 en Español
Un carpintero se cae desde un balcón (75 KB PDF).

71-46-2006
Mechanic Crushed Between Bed and Frame of Dump Truck (57 KB PDF).
Incident date: October 13, 2005.

71-46-2006 en Español
Mecánico aplastado entre la caja y el chasis de un volquete (62 KB PDF).

71-45-2006
Operator Killed When Tractor Rolls Over (80 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 25, 2005.

71-45-2006 en Español
Operador muerto cuando un tractor se vuelca (88 KB PDF).

71-44-2006
Excavation Contractor Killed When Bulldozer Rolls Over While Unloading from Trailer (34 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 16, 2005.

71-44-2006 en Español
Un contratista de excavaciones murió cuando se volcó un buldózer mientras lo descargaban de un remolque (30 KB PDF).

71-43-2006
Helper Killed When Trench Collapses (33 KB PDF).
Incident date: October 21, 2004.

71-43-2006 en Español
Un ayudante murió cuando se desplomó una zanja (29 KB PDF).

71-42-2005
Contractor Struck By Falling Wall Section (75 KB PDF).
Incident date: September 6, 2005.

71-42-2005 en Español
Contratista golpeado por una sección de pared que se cayó (82 KB PDF).

71-41-2005
Workers Killed in Motor Vehicle Crashes (34 KB PDF).
Incident date: September 18, 2004, January 19, 2005, and January 31, 2005.

71-41-2005 en Español
Trabajadores muertos en choques de vehículos de motor (34 KB PDF).

71-40-2005
Specialty Trade Contractor Falls from Ladder (34 KB PDF).
Incident date: October 21, 2004.

71-40-2005 en Español
Contratista de productos especializados se cae de una escalera (30 KB PDF).

71-39-2005
Carpenter Falls Through Skylight Opening (65 KB PDF).
Incident date: September 24, 2004.

71-39-2005 en Español
Carpintero se cae por la abertura de un tragaluz (71 KB PDF).

71-38-2005
Ironworker Falls Through Roof Opening (36 KB PDF).
Incident date: August 30, 2004.

71-38-2005 en Español
Trabajador siderúrgico se cae por una abertura del techo (30 KB PDF).

71-37-2005
Carpenter Falls from Top Plate of House Wall (41 KB PDF).
Incident date: August 30, 2004.

71-37-2005 en Español
Un carpintero se cae desde la placa superior del muro de una casa (29 KB PDF).

71-36-2005
Electrician Electrocuted When Contact is Made with an Energized Disconnect Switch (34 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 20, 2004.

71-36-2005 en Español
Electricista electrocutado cuando hizo contacto con interruptor de desconexión (29 KB PDF).

71-35-2005
Carpenter Falls from Stepladder (35 KB PDF).
Incident date: June 24, 2004.

71-35-2005 en Español
Un carpintero se cae de una escalera de mano (29 KB PDF).

71-34-2005
Brush Cutter Operator Struck by Section of Pipe (33 KB PDF).
Incident date: June 18, 2004.

71-34-2005 en Español
Operador de una cortadora de maleza golpeado por una sección de tubo (28 KB PDF).

71-33-2005
Laborer Falls From Ladder (36 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 15, 2004.

71-33-2005 en Español
Un operario se cae de una escalera (30 KB PDF).

71-32-2005
Operator Killed When Construction Forklift Rolls Over (37 KB PDF).
Incident date: May 14, 2004.

71-32-2005 en Español
Operador muerto cuando un montacargas de construcción se vuelca (30 KB PDF).

71-31-2005
Granite Installer Struck by Falling Granite Slabs (36 KB PDF).
Incident date: May 10, 2004.

71-31-2005 en Español
Instalador de granito golpeado por placas de granito (30 KB PDF).

71-30-2005
Loader Operator Struck by Hopper Lid at Asphalt Batch Plant (36 KB PDF).
Incident date: February 23, 2004.

71-30-2005 en Español
Operador cargador golpeado por la tapa de una tolva en una planta de asfalto por lotes (30 KB PDF).

71-29-2004
Construction Laborer Struck by Headache Ball (23 KB PDF).
Incident date: February 16, 2004.

71-29-2004 en Español
Operario de la construcción golpeado por una bola de grúa (30 KB PDF).

71-28-2004
Roofing Contractor Killed When Parked Flatbed Truck Rolls Backward (22 KB PDF).
Incident date: February 9, 2004.

71-28-2004 en Español
Contratista de techados muerto cuando una plataforma estacionada se va para atrás (30 KB PDF).

71-27-2004
Worker Killed in Crash on Icy Road (22 KB PDF).
Incident date: January 26, 2004.

71-27-2004 en Español
Trabajador muerto en un choque en un camino con hielo (29 KB PDF).

71-26-2004
Construction Laborer Killed When Trench Collapses (23 KB PDF).
Incident date: September 25, 2003.

71-26-2004 en Español
Operario de construcción se murió cuando se desplomó una zanja (30 KB PDF).

71-25-2004
Drywall Sprayer Burned by Flash Fire (30 KB PDF).
Incident date: October 6, 2003.

71-25-2004 en Español
Aplicador de texturizado en tablaroca quemado por un fogonazo (29 KB PDF).

71-24-2004
Apprentice Carpenter Struck by Plywood Sheets (26 KB PDF).
Incident date: November 11, 2003.

71-24-2004 en Español
Aprendiz de carpintero golpeado por hojas de madera contrachapada (29 KB PDF).

71-23-2004
Roofing Foreman Run Over By Forklift (23 KB PDF).
Incident date: December 3, 2003.

71-23-2004 en Español
Capataz de techados atropellado por un montacargas (29 KB PDF).

71-22-2004
Construction Laborer Falls Through Skylight (25 KB PDF).
Incident date: September 4, 2003.

71-22-2004 en Español
Operario de construcción se cae por un tragaluz (29 KB PDF).

71-21-2004
Worker Changing Flat Tire Struck by Passing Vehicle (24 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 21, 2003.

71-21-2004 en Español
Trabajador que cambiaba una llanta, golpeado por un vehículo que pasaba (31 KB PDF).

71-20-2004
Sider Falls from Failed Pump Jack Scaffolding (14 KB PDF).
Incident date: December 22, 2003.

71-20-2004 en Español
Instalador de paredes cae de un andamio de gato que falló (29 KB PDF).

71-19-2004
Timber Faller Struck by Falling Tree (18 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 30, 2003.

71-19-2004 en Español
Talador golpeado por un árbol que se cae (28 KB PDF).

71-18-2004
Scaffolding Erector Falls from Scaffolding (14 KB PDF).
Incident date: August 16, 2003.

71-18-2004 en Español
Armador de andamios se cae de un andamio (28 KB PDF).

71-17-2004
Electrician Apprentice Killed When Van Leaves Roadway and Crashes (13 KB PDF).
Incident date: April 16, 2003.

71-17-2004 en Español
Aprendiz de electricista muere cuando una camioneta se sale del camino y choca (28 KB PDF).

71-16-2003
Bulldozer Operator Killed in Rollover on Icy Slope (17 KB PDF).
Incident date: May 14, 2003.

71-16-2003 en Español
Operador de buldózer muerto en un vuelco en una pendiente cubierta de hielo (28 KB PDF).

71-15-2003
Construction Supervisor Falls from Scaffold While Pouring Concrete into Form (21 KB PDF).
Incident date: February 10, 2002.

71-15-2003 en Español
Supervisor de construcción se cae de un andamio mientras vaciaba concreto (28 KB PDF).

71-14-2003
Worker Falls From Roof Through Skylight Opening (18 KB PDF).
Incident date: November 22, 2002.

71-14-2003 en Español
Trabajador se cae de un techo a través de una abertura para un tragaluz (28 KB PDF).

71-13-2003
Sheet Metal Worker Falls Through Opening in Roof (18 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 9, 2003.

71-13-2003 en Español
Trabajador de lámina metálica cae a través de una abertura en el techo (29 KB PDF).

71-12-2003
Front-end Loader Strikes Worker in Trench (19 KB PDF).
Incident date: November 6, 2002.

71-12-2003 en Español
Cargador frontal golpea a trabajador en una zanja (28 KB PDF).

71-11-2003
Excavator Operator Struck by Falling Tree Limb (12 KB PDF).
Incident date: December 11, 2002.

71-11-2003 en Español
Operador de una excavadora golpeado por una rama de árbol que se cae (29 KB PDF).

71-10-2003
Worker Electrocuted When Track Hoe Boom Contacts Overhead Power Line (19 KB PDF).
Incident date: December 2, 2002.

71-10-2003 en Español
Trabajador electrocutado cuando el aguilón de la retroexcavadora hace contacto con las líneas eléctricas aéreas (38 KB PDF).

71-9-2003
Brick Mason Falls From Scaffolding (14 KB PDF).
Incident date: April 8, 2002.

71-9-2003 en Español
Instalador de ladrillos cae de un andamio (28 KB PDF).

71-8-2003
Worker Killed After his Truck Leaves Road (50 KB PDF).
Incident date: July 21, 2002.

71-8-2003 en Español
Mecánico de diesel muerto, después de que su camión se salió de un camino de grava (28 KB PDF).

71-7-2003
Painter Electrocuted When Manlift Contacts Powerline (14 KB PDF).
Incident date: August 4, 2002.

71-7-2003 en Español
Pintor electrocutado cuando el aguilón del elevador de personal hace contacto con cable eléctrico (28 KB PDF).

71-6-2003
Worker Struck by Vehicle When Exiting Trench (15 KB PDF).
Incident date: June 10, 2002.

71-6-2003 en Español
Trabajador golpeado por un vehículo cuando salía de una zanja en un camino (28 KB PDF).

71-5-2002
Worker Falls Sixty-five Feet From Scaffold (13 KB PDF).
Incident date: May 13, 2002.

71-5-2002 en Español
Un trabajador se cae 65 pies desde un andamio (28 KB PDF).

71-4-2002
Excavation Contractor Run Over by Runaway Semi-tractor (13 KB PDF).
Incident date: April 18, 2002.

71-4-2002 en Español
Contratista de excavaciones atropellado por un semi-tractor fuera de control (28 KB PDF).

71-3-2002
Worker Falls Nine Feet From Plank (13 KB PDF).
Incident date: April 1, 2002.

71-3-2002 en Español
Un trabajador cae 9 pies desde un tablón (30 KB PDF).

71-2-2002
Worker Crushed While Maintaining a Construction Hoist (12 KB PDF).
Incident date: January 26, 2002.

71-2-2002 en Español
Trabajador aplastado entre un contrapeso y el refuerzo de un mástil mientras realizaba el mantenimiento en un elevador de construcción (21 KB PDF).

71-1-2002
Electrocution of Crane Operator (13 KB PDF).
Incident date: February 12, 2002.

71-1-2002 en Español
Trabajador electrocutado cuando el sistema de irrigación hace contacto con las líneas eléctricas aéreas (29 KB PDF).


Additional information

Related information is available from L&I's Division of Occupational Safety & Health (DOSH) program's Learning From Workplace Fatalities.

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