4,821 workers died on the job in 2014

3/1/2016 KS: Aaron Pfannenstiel and James Lee Jacobs killed in trench collapse.

3/3/2016 FL: Pablo Pedraza drowned when lawn mower fell into lake.

3/9/2016 TN: Leonardo Salaza killed in fall down elevator shaft.

3/12/2016 CA: Ernesto Hurtado and Osvaldo Ceron-Sevilla electrocuted by power line while pollinating palm trees.

3/12/2016 IN: Joseph Klein fatally shot during store robbery.

3/16/2016 NE: Jason Weston killed after becoming entangled in grain bin auger.

3/19/2016 IA: Arturo Castor-Cavanzon asphyxiated in oxygen deficient atmosphere of storage tank.

3/22/2016 GA: Carolyn Robinson-Mangham died after becoming trapped inside walk-in freezer.

3/23/2016 IN: Robert Samples fatally crushed by scrap metal bailer.

3/29/2016 NJ: Clifford Michael LeMay killed in fall from roof.

4/5/2016 IL: Vincente Santoyo struck and killed by falling beam during bridge demolition.

4/8/2016 TX: Ryan Peterson killed in fall through opening in floor of apartment building under construction.

4/12/2016 VA: Charles Cooper died after falling into vat of boiling water and oil.

4/12/2016 TX: Dennis Henneke and Jesus Gonzalez Jr. killed in gas pipeline explosion.

4/18/2016 WI: Carlos Puentes killed in fall from roof after being struck by lightning.

4/20/2016 IA: Roger Purk killed when arm became caught in slaughterhouse hide removing machinery.

"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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