Fatality Incidents

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Descriptions of Recent Fatalities

  • A worker was fatally injured after being shot by two armed individuals during a robbery.(4/6/17)
  • A worker was fatally injured after two stumps, being used as a tail hold, pulled out of the ground and hit the worker.(4/11/17)
  • A worker was fatally injured after being thrown approximately 20 feet of a bus while drilling a hole on a natural gas cylinder that was on top of the bus.(3/27/17)
  • An owner was fatally injured after falling off a 3 story apartment building roof. (3/21/17)
  • A worker was fatally injured after being crushed between a loader arm and the front bucket/cab of a skid steerer.(1/3/17)
  • A worker was fatally injured after a piece of equipment fell onto the workers head. (3/1/17)
  • A workers shoulder was injured after being bitten but later died while at home. (2/14/17)

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