4,821 workers died on the job in 2014

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.

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

4/25/2016 TX: Eduardo Garcia died from heat exposure while framing roof.

4/29/2016 IL: John Behme killed in explosion when tiller struck gas main.

5/1/2016 FL: Douglas Whetstine died from chemical exposure in hexane processing area.

5/3/2016 ID: Burt Smith and Ernesto Saucedo killed and another worker severely injured in sewer line trench collapse.

5/5/2016 TX: Kenneth Brown electrocuted and another worker seriously injured when dump truck contacted a power line.

5/10/2016 LA: Arturo Acosta died from heat stress suffered on construction job site.

5/14/2016 WA: Daniel Christiansen electrocuted while pulling wire on refurbished fishing vessel.

6/19/2016 AL: Regina Elsea fatally crushed by automotive assembly line robot.

6/20/2016 SD: Gerald Hendren died from heat related illness while digging post-holes for deck.

"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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