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Reports of Fatalities and Catastrophes


This table provides links to summaries of fatalities and catastrophes resulting in the hospitalization of three or more workers. Employers must report these incidents to OSHA within eight hours. The summaries below include only preliminary information, as reported to OSHA Area Offices or to States which operate OSHA-approved State Plans. OSHA investigates all work-related fatalities and catastrophes.

Reports of Fatalities and Catastrophes FY 14 (Oct. 1, 2013 – Sept. 30, 2014)

Fatality/Catastrophe Summaries are listed in descending order from newest to oldest. This is presented in PDF, Excel and CSV delimited files that can be sorted by additional fields.

The following table provides links to weekly summaries for Regional/State Totals of fatalities and catastrophes resulting in the hospitalization of three or more workers.

Summary totals of Fatalities and Catastrophes for FY14

Fatalities and Catastrophes Report Archives (FY09, through FY13)

Weekly summaries of fatalities and catastrophes reported in FY09, through FY13 are available on the Fatalities and Catastrophes Archive page.

OSHA Standard for Reporting of Fatalities and Catastrophes

OSHA Standard, 29 CFR Subpart 1904.39, Reporting Fatality, Injury and Illness Information to the Government requires that within eight (8) hours after the work-related death of any employee or the in-patient hospitalization of three or more employees, employers must orally report the fatality/multiple hospitalization by telephone or in person to the OSHA Area Office or to the State Plan Office that is nearest to the site of the incident. Employers may also use the OSHA toll-free central telephone number, 1-800-321-OSHA (1-800-321-6742).

Note: Anyone needing to report an emergency, fatality, or imminent life threatening situation, please contact OSHA's toll-free number immediately: 1-800-321-OSHA (6742)


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