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Weekly Fatality/Catastrophe Report

This table contains the weekly 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. The fatalities listed here include only those that initially appear to be work-related, but exclude fatalities that do not appear to be work-related, such as an apparent heart attack of a sedentary worker. OSHA investigates all work-related fatalities and catastrophes. After OSHA's investigation is complete, these reports will be updated with inspection results and citation information.

Weekly Summary (Federal and State data tabulated week ending March 26, 2011)
Date of Incident Company and Location Preliminary Description of Incident
1/10/2011 Triumph Aerostructures Vought Aircraft Division, Grand Prairie, TX 75211 Worker died after falling from a tractor trailer while trying to secure materials.
3/2/2011 Witmer Mulch, Willow Street, PA 17584 Worker was killed after being struck in the head by a mulch hopper.
3/9/2011 Reeco Well Services, Inc., Lovington, NM 88260 One worker killed and three workers injured from a fire at an oil well rig.
Valley Transportation, Inc., Hueytown, AL 35023 Worker was struck and run over by a moving truck.
3/16/2011 ACTV Inc., Bolivar, MO 65613 Worker was electrocuted after contacting a power line while putting up advertisement signs.
3/17/2011 Drywall Systems Plus, Inc., Fort Knox, KY 40121 Worker died after being struck by a fallen metal wall panel.
3/18/2011 Richard McKenzie & Sons, Inc., Frostproof, FL 33843 Worker was ejected from and run over by a front-end loader.
3/18/2011 City of Cathedral City- Police Dept., Cathedral City, CA 92262 Officer crashed during a vehicle pursuit.
3/18/2011 P & C Construction, Santa Fe, TX 77510 Worker performing steel erection died after falling 50 feet from collapsed beams and columns.
3/19/2011 T. K. Stanley, Beaumont, TX 77713 Worker was crushed between two derricks sections.
3/20/2011 Yellow Cab of Lexington, Lexington, KY 40510 Worker found shot in cab.
3/21/2011 Woodall Electric, Inc., Moselle, MS 39459 Worker was electrocuted after contacting live lighting parts.
3/22/2011 Baldwin Paving Company, Inc., Marietta, GA 30060 Worker was pinned between asphalt roller and a dumpster.
3/23/2011 SAE Vinyl Siding, Cincinnati, OH 45251 Worker setting up a scaffold system was electrocuted when the pole contacted an overhead utility line.
3/23/2011 Thieman Stampling Co., New Bremen, OH 45869 Worker was found dead on the floor of a welding shop.
3/23/2011 Emjay Environmental Recycling, Ltd., Brentwood, NY 11717 Worker was caught in a machine.