Fatality Incidents

Report a workplace death or in-patient hospitalization: 1-800-423-7233.

Descriptions of recent fatalities

  • A worker was injured after falling 19 feet to the concrete ground below but later died due to complications from the injuries. (3/31/15)
  • A taxi driver was fatally injured after being shot while on duty. (3/30/15)
  • A worker was fatally injured after being crushed by a tree that fell onto the worker. (3/25/15)
  • A worker was injured after falling from a stepladder onto an electrical junction box but died 18 days later due to complications. (2/4/15)
  • A worker was fatally injured after falling approximately 60 feet from a platform to the concrete dock below. (3/12/15)

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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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