Fatality Incidents

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Descriptions of recent fatalities

  • A worker was fatally injured after slipping and hitting their head while working from home.(6/3/16)
  • An owner was fatally injured after being shot in the back of the head by another person.(6/15/16)
  • A worker was injured after being struck by a truck that was backing up but later died from those injuries.(6/3/16)
  • A worker died after driving through a pedestrian barrier and going over the edge of a bridge into the water below.(5/16/16)
  • A worker was fatally injured after losing control of a bike and riding it into a building wall.(5/31/16)

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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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