4,679 workers died on the job in 2014
11/02/2015 MA: Jeffrey Marhefka killed in fall from scaffold.
11/04/2015 IL: Janusz Kulik struck and killed by falling I-beam.
11/09/2015 UT: Larry Nickell killed in fall while installing solar panel.
11/12/2015 TX: Steven Reyna asphyxiated from CO2 exposure.
11/13/2015 CA: Joseph Michael Ojeda killed in natural gas explosion.
11/13/2015 OK: Roberto Garcia Ochoa killed in trench collapse.
11/16/2015 MS: Jose Marquez killed in fall from bridge.
11/19/2015 MD: Robert Mathias Sr. died from exposure to diesel additive.
11/26/2015 CO: Ronald Weisbart died after being buried under feed and hay.
11/27/2015 KY: Richard Schrader died from inhalation of dust from construction project.
12/1/2015 TX: Rosemary Arreola asphyxiated while cleaning tank that held Petroleum Distillate.
12/5/2015 NC: Mason Cox killed after becoming caught in wood chipper.
12/10/2015 NM: Christopher Kennedy killed in fall from ladder.
12/16/2015 GA: John Gonzales killed in fall from tree.
12/17/2015 AL: Trenton Way fatally shot during robbery.
12/21/2015 FL: Chelsey Marie Atkinson killed when tractor fell down embankment and flipped over into canal.
12/23/2015 ME: Eliot Lamb fatally crushed by falling tree trunk.
"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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