The weekly death toll: Details of 6 workers killed on the job Nov. 23-27 (12/16)
Bradens Towing & Collision, Wheeling, WV 26003 Worker was performing detail work on a vehicle and ingested a wheel cleaning solution.
Resource Management-Chicago Ridge, L.L.C. Worker was walking back to his location and was struck by a forklift.
Nicor Gas, Naperville, IL 60564 Worker was operating a Vermeer ditch witch backfilling a hole. The stringer was struck by a passing vehicle and the ditch witch tipped over, landing on top of the worker.
Pfeiffer & Sons, La Porte, TX 77571 Worker was in the process of installing a wireless point at a facility. He was using a 6-ft ladder to access the ceiling, fell backwards off the ladder, striking his head on the concrete floor.
Palacios Marine and Industrial, Corpus Christi, TX 78469 Worker was working on the 2nd floor of a building and fell through an open door way to the ground.
Ross Construction, Spicewood, TX 78669 Worker was changing the hydraulic fluid in a dump truck with the dump bed raised. The dump bed fell, pinning him.
OSHA’s weekly fatality reports can be accessed by clicking on the “Worker Fatalities” link front and center on OSHA’s web site homepage.