4,585 workers died on the job in 2013

5/4/2015 NJ: Selvin Lopez killed in trench collapse.

5/5/2015 MO: David Herrera Orozco struck and killed by tree limb.

5/8/2015 NV: Lawrence Waddell killed in trench collapse.

5/12/2015 CA: Enzo Doganier killed in fall from platform.

5/14/2015 TX: Elias Contreras killed in fall from basket of truck-mounted aerial lift.

5/18/2015 WV: Jacob McClain struck and killed by tree during felling operations.

5/30/2015 TX: Raymundo Martines electrocuted during power line removal.

6/1/2015 CA: Soledad Villanueva killed in fall from tractor.

6/4/2015 LA: Demarcus Hall electrocuted after contacting utility line.

"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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