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 a storage with product fell onto the worker. (8/2/18)
  • A police officer was fatally injured after being hit by a patrol car while deploying spike strips to slow down another vehicle. (7/22/18)
  • Two workers, one seriously injured but later died from those injuries and another who died on scene after both struck by a spring line while standing on a dock. (6/28/18)
  • A worker was fatally injured after being struck by a broken rail while testing a spill gate open process. (6/13/18)
  • An owner was seriously injured but later died from those injuries after falling 6 feet from a ladder. (5/31/18)
  • A worker was fatally injured after a forklift rolled over onto the worker. (5/14/18)
  • A worker was fatally injured after a metal structure fell onto the worker. (4/20/18)
  • An employee was fatally injured after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. (4/16/18)
  • A worker was fatally injured after falling from a ladder while preparing an aircraft for fueling. (4/8/18)
  • A worker was fatally injured after falling 17 feet 11 inches while installing a metal roof system. (3/8/18)

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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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