Fatality Incidents

Report a death, in-patient hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye: 1-800-423-7233.

Descriptions of recent fatalities

  • A worker was fatally injured after a trench collapsed and engulfed the worker.(1/26/16)
  • A worker died after being stabbed several times by an unknown person.(1/10/16)
  • A worker was fatally injured after being struck by an automated forklift.(12/9/15)
  • A worker was seriously injured and later died from injuries after falling 15 feet from a stepladder onto a concrete floor below.(12/2/15)
  • A worker was fatally injured after being struck by a motor vehicle.(12/2/15)

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Worker Memorial Day - A solemn reminder

This annual ceremony is held during April to honor the memories of workers who die every year due to workplace hazards.

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