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4,821 workers died on the job in 2014

8/2/2016 TX: Jose Mendoza died from heat stroke while prepping cars for paint.

8/5/2016 GA: James (Kip) Evans struck and killed by saw while cutting pipe

8/8/2016 AZ: Juan Pablo Garcia Lopez and William David Tryon suffocated inside underground storage tank.

8/12/2016 VA: William Christopher Scheier killed after becoming caught in shearing machine.

8/14/2016 CA: Henry Wimbley died onboard vessel from smoke inhalation during fire.

8/15/2016 NJ: Jorge Gomez fatally crushed by freight container.

8/22/2016 TX: 8/22/2016 TX: Jerid Peterson electrocuted after making contact with live wire while working on electric pole.

8/25/2016 MI: Gerrit Blok killed in fall from ladder.

8/31/2016 TX: José Sepeda and Alfredo Valez struck and killed by falling block on drilling rig.

9/1/2016 WI: Dennis L. Marschall asphyxiated from exposure to chlorine gas.

9/3/2016 TX: Delores Young died from strangulation when lanyard got stuck in conveyor belt.

9/6/2016 GA: William Davis killed in fall down manhole.

9/8/2016 CA: Cesar Meza died after falling from bench and striking head.

9/14/2016 TX: Jose-Angel De La Torre killed and another worker injured in oil tank explosion.

9/15/2016 FL: Anthony Smith electrocuted when aerial lift contacted high voltage wires.

9/21/2016 VA: Russell Allen Polen killed when trench collapsed during replacement of sewer line.

9/24/2016 TX: Darrell Bennett struck and killed by backhoe.

9/26/2016 GA: Dustin Jennings killed in fall through roof while installing air conditioning unit.

9/29/2016 WA: Harold Burns fatally crushed by equipment that fell from truck during loading.

"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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