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ELEMENTS OF AN OREGON FACE INVESTIGATION

  • Type of industry involved
  • The victim's age, sex, occupation
  • The task(s) the victim was performing
  • The tools or equipment the victim was using
  • The energy exchange resulting in fatal injury
  • The working environment
  • Number of employees in the company
  • Company safety program
  • The role of management in controlling how these factors interact

Oregon FACE is a research program; investigators do not enforce compliance with State or Federal occupational safety and health standards and do not determine fault or blame.