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 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)

View summaries of other work-related fatalities.

Useful Incident Information for Prevention

Video Library – Search Using the Keywords and Subjects

Research

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.


Other Links


Related Links

End of main content, page footer follows.

Access Washington official state portal

  © Washington State Dept. of Labor & Industries. Use of this site is subject to the laws of the state of Washington.

Help us improve