3. Operators and assistants using powder-actuated tools must be safeguarded with eye protection [28 CFR 1926.302(e)(12)]
Worker was killed after a cigarette lighter used to check the level of a 55-gal. drum of flammable liquid ignited the liquid's vapor and exploded. Worker died from burns and blunt head trauma.
Worker suffered blunt force head trauma after riding bicycle off a four-foot loading dock.
Walt Disney World Co., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Worker testing a roller coaster was struck and killed by one of the coaster’s carts.
United Space Alliance, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899-0001
Worker died after an apparent 215-foot fall from a space shuttle launch structure.
1/14/2011 Knoxville Zoological Gardens,
Knoxville, TN 37914
Worker (elephant keeper) was struck by the head and trunk of an elephant while giving the animal a treat.
1/26/2011 First Student Inc.,
Center Moriches, NY 11934
Worker was crossing the parking lot and was struck by a snowplow.
1/28/2011 Metro Express, Inc.,
Ontario, CA 91764
Worker was found unresponsive in a vehicle carrying dry ice with the engine running. Possible asphyxiation.
1/29/2011 Lowell Transitional Living Center Inc.,
Lowell, MA 01852
Worker was murdered by a client.
1/31/2011 Liberty Building Services,
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Worker tripped in an office and fell.
2/1/2011 Arcelor Mittal LaPlace,
LaPlace, LA 70068
Worker was disconnecting a hose from an air gun attached to a ladle filled with molten steel when the worker was splashed with the molten steel.
2/5/2011 CCAPS, LLC DBA ServiceMaster,
Belmont, MA 02578
Worker was electrocuted when cleaning a wet carpet and moving an old lamp.
Old Dominion Tree Services, Poquoson, VA
Worker (14 years old) was pulled into a wood chipper.
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