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



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