4,405 workers died on the job in 2013
1/1/2015 FL: Worker died from carbon monoxide asphyxiation.
1/4/2015 TX: Worker fatally engulfed in grain storage bin.
1/7/2015 CO: Worker killed in fall from scissor lift.
1/10/2015 NC: Worker fatally engulfed in grain storage bin.
1/15/2015 GA: Worker killed in fall from scissor lift.
1/19/2015 TX: Worker fatally engulfed by cotton seeds in back of truck.
1/21/2015 MO: Worker killed in fall from scissor lift.
1/23/2015 NY: Worker killed in fly ash fire.
1/23/2015 CA: Landscape worker died from exposure to weed killer.
2/3/2015 TX: Worker crushed beneath trailer when repairing breaks.
2/6/2015 AL: Two workers killed in explosion at pyrotechnic plant.
2/8/2015 KY: Worker electrocuted when boom of oil well service rig contacted power line.
2/16/2015 GA: Worker fatally engulfed in gravel silo during cleaning operations.
2/20/2015 OK: Worker killed in tank explosion.
2/22/2015 MA: Worker on snow-covered roof killed in fall through skylight.
"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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