Fatality Incidents

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

Descriptions of recent fatalities

  • A worker was fatally injured after being struck in the head by a log while standing below a turn being sent to the landing. (11/24/14)
  • A worker was fatally injured after falling 30 feet from a ladder while cleaning out gutters. (11/13/14)
  • A worker was seriously injured but later died from the injuries sustained after falling 70-80 feet to the ground below while topping an 85 plus foot tree. (9/26/14)
  • A worker was fatally injured after a tree was felled onto the worker. (9/25/14)

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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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