4,679 workers died on the job in 2014

9/8/2015 IL: Timothy Koziol killed in fall when scissor lift tipped over.

9/9/2015 NC: Javier Barrio-Santiago struck and killed by felled tree.

9/9/2015 AZ: Rito Obeza died from heat stress-related illness.

9/14/2015 IL: Conrad Pete struck and killed by felled tree.

9/17/2015 VT: Kyle Young died from heatstroke during police training exercise.

9/23/2015 PA: Michael Hill killed by arc flash while working near electrical cabinet.

9/28/2015 PA: Jacob Casher killed in trench collapse.

9/28/2015 PA: Manuel Melendez & James Williams electrocuted when excavator boom contacted power line.

10/1/2015 KY: Brandon Jermaine Mitchell struck and killed by falling tree first day on the job.

10/4/2015 IA: Matthew A. Stele killed in fall through hole in roof.

10/8/2015 LA: Samuel Brinlee, Casey Ordoyne & Jason Phillippe killed when gas pipeline exploded.

10/14/2015 FL: Donovan Thorney fatally crushed between truck and telephone pole.

10/20/2015 OH: Kevin Brandt struck and killed by steel coil being moved by overhead crane.

10/21/2015 OK: Victor Ramirez electrocuted when paving machine contacted power lines.

"No one should have to sacrifice their life for their livelihood, because a nation built on the dignity of work must provide safe working conditions for its people."
Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez



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