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Fall Safety Stand-Down in Construction
Fall Safety Stand-Down in Construction

OSHA Workers' Memorial Day 2015 PSA

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Workers' Memorial Day, April 28, 2015

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4,585 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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