4,679 workers died on the job in 2014
7/8/2015 CO: Matthew Duran fatally crushed by backhoe in excavation.
7/9/2015 KY: Tony Craig electrocuted by power line while trimming tree.
7/17/2015 CA: Bernardo Junior Morales killed in fall from oil derrick platform.
7/17/2015 IL: Daniel Blatz fatally crushed by forklift.
7/17/2015 KY: Cesar D. Cruz Diaz died from heat stroke.
7/18/2015 CA: Irma Pascual Cruz died from overexposure to heat in grape field.
7/21/2015 KY: Zachary A. Adams struck and killed by felled tree.
7/28/2015 IL: Mike Yearack killed in fall from a scissor lift.
7/30/2015 CA: Miguel Martinez killed in fall while trimming palm tree.
8/08/2015 FL: Michael Casino killed in fall during food preparation.
8/10/2015 VT: Jerry Merrow electrocuted when ladder contacted power line.
8/12/2015 WA: Edward Dumaw died from exposure to chlorine gas.
8/14/2015 TX: Pedro Rangel struck and killed by forklift.
8/19/2015 GA: Christopher Coker killed when storage tank exploded.
8/20/2015 TX: Shun Jones died from heat exposure after first day of job on waste collection truck.
8/22/2015 NC: Terrance Jordan killed after falling into gravel blending machine.
8/26/2015 IA: Bret Steck fatally engulfed in grain silo.
8/28/2015 ID: Bill Schmadeka crushed by overturned logging equipment.
8/31/2015 KS: Lincoln Aquiriano electrocuted when ladder contacted high voltage line.
9/8/2015 IL: Timothy Koziol killed in fall when scissor lift tipped over.
9/9/2015 NC: Javier Barrio-Santiago struck and killed by felled tree.
9/9/2015 AZ: Rito Obeza died from heat stress-related illness.
9/14/2015 IL: Conrad Pete struck and killed by felled tree.
"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
September 29, 2015
Teen contractor loses leg, co-worker loses fingers at Case Farms
September 17, 2015
OSHA revises publication to protect the safety of firefighters
September 16, 2015
OSHA safety citations upheld for 'Midnight Rider' production company
Farm Safety: A Lifestyle, Not a Slogan
By Amy Wangdahl on September 23, 2015
All Workers Have Rights
By David Michaels and David Weil on September 3, 2015
New Safety Fine Map
by Kimberly Darby on August 21, 2015
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