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 getting stuck between the cab and arm of an excavator.(5/19/16)
  • A worker was fatally injured after falling approximately 49 feet from a scaffold to the cement below. (5/16/16)
  • A worker was seriously injured after falling from a mezzanine to the floor below, but later died from those injuries. (5/15/16)
  • A worker was fatally injured after falling into a grease trap and drowning. (4/15/16)

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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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