Fatality Incidents

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Descriptions of Recent Fatalities

  • A workers shoulder was injured after being bitten but later died while at home.(2/14/17)
  • A worker was fatally injured after the ATV the worker was riding hit a ditch and flipped and rolled approximately 2 times.
  • (11/3/16)
  • A worker died after sustaining a blunt force trauma to the head and exposure to smoke due to a workplace violence incident. (1/15/17)
  • A worker was fatally injured after being pinned between two belly dump trailers.(1/10/17)
  • A worker was fatally injured after being crushed between the rear portion of a truck and a trailer landing gear bracing.(1/5/17)

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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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