OHSU

Machine-related

Experienced journeyman machinist killed while operating an engine lathe (published April 2014)

Millwright fatality involving a hydraulic accumulator (published December 2013)

Mechanic killed by excavator bucket during maintenance (published September 2012)

Temporary mill worker killed in fall down manlift shaft (published September 2010)

Highway worker crushed by swinging backhoe boom (published January 2009)

Mill worker killed by flying chunk of wood from chipper (published December 2007)

Machine operator dies after head crushed in machine (published October 2007)

Worker killed when jacket pocket activated machinery (published June 2007)

Mechanic killed when collar caught on PTO driveline (published December 2006)

Bulldozer movement kills operator standing on track (published May 2006)

Ranch hand killed by bulldozer while logging (published May 2006)

Mechanic killed while inspecting masonry stacker machine (published April 2006)

Operator crushed while repairing running machine (published March 2006)

Fabricator killed by ruptured hydraulic press fitting (published March 2006)

Technician crushed when aerial platform lift engaged (published February 2006)

Janitor using propane buffer killed by carbon monoxide (published February 2006)

Operator killed when bulldozer slides off logging road (published January 2006)

Machine operator electrocuted while shoveling pellets (published January 2006)

Parked forklift crushes operator against semi-trailer (published September 2005)

Forklift crushes operator working underneath on starter (published September 2005)

Effort to clear rock jam in operating rock crusher fatal (published April 2005)

Sawmill worker crushed during debarker maintenance (published March 2005)

Auto salvage worker killed by unsecured car on transporter (published August 2004)

Worker is thrown from cab of crane and is crushed (published July 2004)

Farmer is killed when he falls beneath moving combine (published July 2004)

Construction worker dies when he leans out of the protective cage of a skid steer forklift and is crushed (published July 2004)

Load of lumber shifts and falls on construction worker killing him (published July 2004)