The summer heat is on: Learn how employers are keeping workers safe as temperatures soar.
When severe weather strikes, OSHA has resources for employers on protecting workers during cleanup and recovery operations.
Learn about OSHA's resources for employers on protecting young workers hired for summer jobs.
All employers must notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye. Know the deadlines and required reporting procedures.
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More than 4,500 workers lose their lives on the job every year. Below are the names of just a few who have died in recent months. OSHA's mission is to prevent workplace deaths, injuries and illnesses.
1/2/2017 MN: Kelly Hoban died in fall inside grain tank.
1/4/2017 ND: Christopher Oakland died in oil field explosion/fire.
1/5/2017 GA: Joshua Price died in trench collapse.
1/11/2017 OK: Brian Anderson died after being struck by forklift.
1/12/2017 FL: Robin Mendoza drowned while performing commercial diving work.
1/15/2017 WA: Amy Hooser died from smoke inhalation.
1/16/2017 FL: Elway Gray, Louis O'Keefe and Robert Wilson died from exposure to fumes inside storm drain.
1/21/2017 TX: Roper Copelin died and another worker was hospitalized from arc flash in electrical room.
1/24/2017 MA: Alphonse Ferent fatally crushed beneath pallet jack.
1/25/2017 NY: John Joseph Higgins died after being engulfed by fertilizer.
1/29/2017 TX: Rogelio Martinez died in fall while washing windows.
2/3/2017 IL: Donald J. Tentler fatally crushed between aerial lift and tower.
2/3/2017 AL: Gary Plunkett died from exposure to gas in sewer line.
2/8/2017 FL: Oscar Cabrera died and another worker was hospitalized after train struck aerial lift.
2/8/2017 LA: Jody Gooch, William Rolls and Sedrick Stallworth died after pressurized tank exploded.
2/10/2017 MS: Chengnen Sun and Willie Pleas drowned in lake while fishing.
2/28/2017 Washington, DC: Valnei Nascimento died in a trench collapse.
3/1/2017 NV: Darrel Naito died after falling through floor opening.