Workplace Fatality Information (January – May 2015)

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MIOSHA releases fatality data for first five months of 2015 and what employees can do to improve workplace safety.

safetyfirstInformation provided by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) show eight workplace fatalities so far in 2015. The most frequent causes of death were from being struck or crushed. These types of injuries represented 75% of all fatalities.

MIOSHA releases this information to help employers build hazard awareness and prevent risk for similar occurrences in the workplace. Occupations represented in the data include sheet metal worker, crane operator trainee, laborer, shipping coordinator, painter, part-time truck driver, energy center operator, carpenter foreman.

People should always come before company profits. We encourage employees to contact MIOSHA about workplace safety or health hazards. This process allows a person to request withholding of their name from an employer. More information about the MIOSHA complaint process.

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