4,821 workers died on the job in 2014
1/2/2016 IL: John Jaloway struck and killed by falling concrete wall.
1/2/2016 KS: Robert Haigler struck and killed by part of metal lathe.
1/4/2016 TX: Jullian Gallardo killed in chemical fire explosion.
1/4/2016 OH: Larry Ververka asphyxiated by carbon monoxide from forklift exhaust.
1/7/2016 MA: Norval Bryant killed in fall from scaffold.
1/13/2016 IL: Todd William McWhirter killed in fall from aerial lift while trimming trees.
1/19/2016 IN: Khushwilder Singh fatally shot during robbery.
1/19/2016 TX: Martin Cline struck and killed by forklift.
1/20/2016 ID: Francisca Gomez died after being caught in conveyor.
1/21/2016 MN: Christopher Cahoon killed in propane heater explosion.
1/26/2016 WA: Harold Felton killed in trench collapse.
2/3/2016 UT: Carmen Lindhardt died after becoming caught in dough mixer.
2/5/2016 TX: Joseph Ybarra killed in fall from mast of ship.
2/8/2016 GA: Justin Deems killed in feed mill explosion.
2/16/2016 IL: Christopher Thick killed in fall from forklift.
2/17/2016 IA: Stefan Watermann killed in fall from telecommunications tower.
2/25/2016 KS: Renee Benjamin, Joshua Higbee and Brian Sadowsky fatally shot by coworker.
2/25/2016 WV: Walter Lemaster killed in fall from bucket of boom truck crane.
"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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