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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 December 1, 2012)
Date of Incident Company and Location Preliminary Description of Incident
3/4/2012 Lucky Food Mart, Merrillville, IN 46410 Convenience store worker was killed after being shot by two robbers.
3/23/2012 Cambelt International, Salt Lake City, UT 84104 Worker killed when crushed between a bolster and ram while performing maintenance on a press machine.
11/20/2012 Landmark Roofing Inc., Miami, FL 32025 Worker died after falling from a residential roof while conducting roofing operations.
11/21/2012 Eastport Bible Church, Eastport, NY 11941 Worker died after falling 9 feet from a garage roof while installing asphalt shingle.
11/24/2012 AKDOT&PF, Girdwood, AK 99587 Worker died after being struck by a vehicle while assisting another vehicle on the shoulder of a highway.
11/27/2012 Twin States Utilities Inc., Henderson, KY 42420 Worker died after being pinned between a trailer and a truck while working on the highway.
11/28/2012 Highway Technologies Inc., Las Vegas, NV 89115 Worker died after a stack of metal guardrails he was loading on a truck fell on him.
11/28/2012 Tipton County Highway Department, East Union, IN 46031 Worker died after his dump truck collided with a semi-truck in an intersection.
11/28/2012 Duval Glass & Mirror Inc., Jacksonville, FL 32211 Worker died after falling 25 feet while performing window maintenance.
11/29/2012 Co-Am Enterprise LLC, Hope, AR 71857 Worker was crushed and killed by cattle while directing them through an alley way.
11/29/2012 Michael Welch dba Welch Roofing, Cornelius, NC 28031 Worker died after slipping and falling from a roof while installing new shingles.
11/30/2012 TJ Lambercht, Delphi, IN 46923 Employee died after s trench caved in on him.
11/30/2012 Unique Roofing Concepts Company, Redmond, WA 98053 Worker died after falling 35 feet from a roof.
11/30/2012 Berry Brothers Sawmill Inc., Cypress Inn, TN 38452 Worker died when a fan blade from a chipper struck him.
11/30/2012 Rangel's Workforce Inc., LaFollette, TN 37849 Worker died after falling 16 feet from a roof while installing plywood.
11/30/2012 City of Chicago - Police Department - 3rd District, Chicago, IL 60637 Three police officers were hospitalized following a motor vehicle crash that occurred as they were responding to a robbery.