Tag Archives: Fatalities

Key findings from the 2019 & 2020 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

  – The 5,333 fatal occupational injuries in 2019 represents the largest annual number since 2007. There were 4,764 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2020, a 10.7-percent decrease.   – A worker died every 99 minutes … Continue reading

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Fatalities Lower in 2017

There were a total of 5,147 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2017. Down slightly from the 5, 190 fatal injuries reported in 2016. Fatal falls were at their highest level in 26 years at 887. Violence … Continue reading

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What is your life worth??

I ask this question all the time? How much is your life worth today if you die??? It really doesn’t matter who’s at fault because your dead. This stunt man was worth $12,675.00 According to OSHA fines and violation, a … Continue reading

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State Fatality Work Injuries

How does your state compare from the previous year? North Carolina had 24 increased fatality work injuries.

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Hire more Inspectors

Concerned about the pace at which OSHA is hiring new inspectors, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) is requesting information on the agency’s staffing levels. In a letter sent on Oct. 4 to Loren Sweatt, OSHA’s acting assistant secretary of labor, DeLauro … Continue reading

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Tree service owner sentenced to 15 years

Each training class I provide, I always start off by talking about OSHA and the General Duty Clause 5A(1). Here is an example of a company owner not training someone and hiring a youth. Life lost and a business owner … Continue reading

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Rigger fatality

I know I talk to people all the time on the streets and in the classroom and one of the things I always say is during assembly and dis-assembly people get hurt. Training helps to eliminate the chances of not … Continue reading

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