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 being involved in a motor vehicle accident.(7/8/16)
  • A worker was fatally injured after being ejected from a work platform and falling 48 feet to railroad tracks below.(7/1/16)
  • A worker was fatally injured after falling from a ladder to the ground while installing overhead telecommunications line.(6/27/16)
  • An owner was fatally injured after being shot in the back of the head by another person.(6/15/16)

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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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