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OSHA To Focus On Cell Tower Employees After Increase In Worksite Fatalities

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OSHA is concerned about the alarming increase in preventable injuries and fatalities at communication tower worksites. In 2013, 13 fatalities occurred in this industry, more than in the previous two years combined. This disturbing trend appears to be continuing, with four worker deaths occurring in the first five weeks of 2014.

Solis Speaks Out On Fatal Occupational Injuries In 2011

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In a statement regarding the slightly lower number workplace fatalities for 2011, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis said, “We will continue to collaborate with employers, workers, labor leaders, and safety and health professionals to ensure that every American who clocks in for a shift can make it home safe and sound at the end of the day.”