4,585 workers died on the job in 2013
3/04/2015 CA: Worker died after being pulled into seeder/spreader.
3/5/2015 TX: Worker died after being overcome by paint fumes.
3/10/2015 TX: Three workers killed in oil well explosion.
3/12/2015 DE: Worker trimming trees killed in fall from ladder.
3/13/2015 WV: Worker killed in fall through skylight.
3/23/2015 NC: Two workers killed in fall from scaffold platform.
3/28/2015 KS: Worker cleaning silo fatally engulfed in cement.
3/28/2015 TX: Worker killed in fall from cellular tower.
4/02/2015 UT: Worker struck and killed by part of oil drill assembly.
4/10/2015 MS: Worker killed in fall at residential construction site.
4/12/2015 AL: Pedro Garcia killed in fall from roof.
4/14/2015 NE: Dallas Foulk & Adrian LaPours killed in explosion of tanker containing petroleum waste.
4/21/2015 TN: Frank Wade died in fall from a ladder.
4/22/2015 GA: Clarence Timms died after inhaling hydrogen sulfide.
"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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The Cost of Injuries
by David Michaels on May 12, 2015
Renewing Our Commitment to Worker Safety
by David Michaels and Joseph Main on April 27, 2015
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