FACE Reports

Reports from the NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program


FACEValue: Laborer killed in trench collapse

A 32-year-old Hispanic laborer was killed when the side of an 8-foot trench collapsed. At the time of the incident, the victim was working as part of a five-man contractor crew excavating a concrete footing to support the concrete basement of a new single-family home.
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FACEValue: EMT killed in ambulance crash

A 27-year-old emergency medical technician was killed when the ambulance she was riding in struck an elevated train track support beam. The victim worked for an independent ambu-lance service that had been operating for 45 years
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