4,821 workers died on the job in 2014

5/1/2016 FL: Douglas Whetstine died from chemical exposure in hexane processing area.

5/3/2016 ID: Burt Smith and Ernesto Saucedo killed and another worker severely injured in sewer line trench collapse.

5/5/2016 TX: Kenneth Brown electrocuted and another worker seriously injured when dump truck contacted a power line.

5/10/2016 LA: Arturo Acosta died from heat stress suffered on construction job site.

5/14/2016 WA: Daniel Christiansen electrocuted while pulling wire on refurbished fishing vessel.

5/17/2016 FL: Charles Jean died from heat stress while picking tomatoes.

5/18/2016 NE: Todd Kaup died after being engulfed by grain in storage bin.

5/24/2016 WI: Micah Gifford electrocuted by power lines while trimming tree.

5/24/2016 KY: Tyler W. Comer killed in fall from communications tower.

6/19/2016 AL: Regina Elsea fatally crushed by automotive assembly line robot.

6/20/2016 SD: Gerald Hendren died from heat related illness while digging post-holes for deck.

"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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