Fatality Bulletins

Red Tractor flipped over in an orchard with a blue tarp behind the tractor. Caption reads: 2010 was an especially deadly year for tractor-related deaths in Washington State.Workplace fatalities are preventable when hazards are identified and addressed. Proper planning, exposure controls, work practices, and training are key steps to keeping these tragic losses from occurring in your workplace.

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Fatality Bulletins from L&I (in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Format)
Title Release Date
Cell tower maintenance worker falls 93 feet to his death. (136 KB PDF) August, 2013
Tree trimmer dies after falling from crane hook (903 KB PDF) August, 2012
Rolling propane truck runs over driver (674 KB PDF) August, 2012
Worker killed by bulldozer (475 KB PDF) August, 2012
Worker crushed by falling hay bales (445 KB PDF) August, 2012
Equipment operator dies from rotating disc on excavator (674 KB PDF) August, 2012
Operator Killed in Tractor Rollover (328 KB PDF) November, 2010
Worker Killed in Equipment Rollover (409 KB PDF) November, 2010
Worker Killed by Forklift Attachment (321 KB PDF) November, 2010
Worker Killed by Overhead Barn Door (274 KB PDF) November, 2010
Floor Jack Slips, Kills Worker (163 KB PDF) August, 2010
Worker Killed by Engulfment in Salt Pile (156 KB PDF) June, 2010
Worker Killed in Wood Chip Conveyor (177 KB PDF) June, 2010
Lathe Operator Killed by Rotating Shaft (206 KB PDF) April, 2010
Worker Killed While Operating Fueling Truck (57 KB PDF) January, 2010
Worker Killed While Driving Recycling Truck (56 KB PDF) January, 2010
Worker Killed While Operating Transfer Dump Truck (58 KB PDF) January, 2010
Worker Killed While Clearing Stuck Bowling Pin (66 KB PDF) January, 2010
Worker Killed in Farm Sprayer Roll-over (61 KB PDF) April, 2009
Worker Electrocuted while Replacing Damaged Light Fixture (83 KB PDF) April, 2009
Worker Killed When Struck by Suspended Crane Load (78 KB PDF) April, 2009
Employee Killed when Clothing Caught on Power Take-Off Shaft (123 KB PDF) July 17th, 2008
Employee Killed Maintaining Hydraulics on Forklift (74 KB PDF) June 27th, 2008

 

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