Fatality Summaries

Use the information in this table to build hazard awareness and prevent risk for similar occurrences in your workplace.

This table shares preliminary details about many of the fatalities reported to the Division of Occupational Safety and Health at the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (DOSH). When further details are available, entries may be updated in the annual summary.

This is not a complete list and is not meant for data or research purposes. Fatalities associated with natural causes or suicides are not listed.


Workplace Fatalities in Washington State 2015
Event Date Description of the Event  Industry
2/23/15 A worker was fatally injured after climbing down portable stairs and falling from the third step to the ground. Other Building Material Dealers
1/10/15 A worker was fatally injured after a log rolled down from above and pinned the worker between two other logs. Logging
1/5/15 Two workers were fatally injured after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
1/3/15 A worker was fatally injured after being struck by a motor vehicle while crossing the street. Other Gambling Industries

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