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Worker Fatalities

2/1/2014 West Virginia: Two workers killed in a communications tower collapse.

2/04/2014 Kentucky: Worker killed in fall through manhole.

2/10/2014 North Dakota: Worker died after being engulfed by grain.

2/10/2014 New Hampshire: Eight workers hospitalized after a drum of nitric acid solution exploded.

2/16/2014 Louisiana: Worker electrocuted while repairing a transformer.

2/21/2014 California: Worker was struck and killed by a falling tree.

2/22/2014 New York: Restaurant worker died from carbon monoxide exposure.

2/22/2014 Mississippi: Worker struck and killed by a crane boom.

2/28/14 New York: Worker killed after becoming engulfed by mulch.

3/2/14 Ohio: Worker killed in maintenance shop fire.

3/3/14 Colorado: Worker died from exposure to oil tank fumes.

3/5/14 Michigan: Worker inspecting parts crushed when injection molding machine activated.

3/8/2014 Iowa: Worker killed in fall from frost covered roof.

3/12/2014 Kentucky: Worker was caught and killed in a press while trying to retrieve a hammer.

3/12/2014 Arkansas: Temporary worker killed in fall from rooftop.

3/13/2014 New York: Worker died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

3/25/2014 Kansas: Two workers killed when a wireless communications tower collapsed.

3/27/2014 Georgia: Worker died in a grain storage silo after becoming entrapped by sweep auger.

4,628 workers died on the job in 2012*
Reports of Fatalities and Catastrophes - through March 29, 2014

(*BLS Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries)

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