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Fatality Incidents

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

Descriptions of recent fatalities

  • A co-owner was seriously injured but later died from the injury after falling down some stairs while helping to move a refrigerator.(10/29/16)
  • A worker sustained serious injuries after falling to the ground but later died from those injuries.(10/1/16)
  • A worker was fatally injured after a tree top fell onto the worker.(9/26/16)
  • A worker was fatally injured after a 3000 pound potato conveyor/table fell onto the worker while trying to secure it on a trailer.(9/29/16)
  • A worker was fatally injured after the truck the worker was operating was hit by a freight train.(9/27/16)

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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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