Friday, October 22, 2021

 In Review:

Each day USMWF extensively researches articles regarding work incidents, illnesses and diseases to share with you recognizing those we have lost.  But, also to gain attention to such losses to prevent similar incidents, illnesses and diseases from occurring. 

USMWF knows and understand that these articles represent only a few of the 14 workers lost each day due to a work related incident in the United States as not every incident is recognized by the local media.

We never forget those that went to work and never came home to their families and we hope that you remember them and their stories.

Please check out USMWF's Facebook page also for daily post of articles regarding work related incidents, illnesses and diseases. 


(October 22, 2021)

United States

Alec Baldwin fires prop gun on movie set, killing cinematographer-By and


Fired grain elevator worker shot 3 people, killing 2, Nebraska officials say
An employee retrieved a gun from an office and fatally shot the fired worker at the Agrex Elevator in Superior, a town in southeast Nebraska near the Kansas border, authorities said.- By The Associated Press

SUPERIOR, Neb. — A man who had been fired from a grain elevator in Nebraska on Thursday returned with a gun and shot three people, killing two, before he was shot and killed by another employee, the Nebraska State Patrol said.


(October 20, 2021)

Police: NYC deli worker killed in dispute over store credit

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City deli worker was stabbed to death late Tuesday by a customer who became enraged and pounded on the store's windows after he was denied store credit, police said.


 (October, 20, 2021)

Worker killed by wood chipper likely dragged in by snagged jacket, Michigan cops say- By Kaitlyn Alanis

A man killed by a wood chipper was likely dragged in after his jacket got caught on a branch being fed in, Michigan police say.


Tow truck driver killed delivering tractor in Ontelaunee- Victim identified as Jose Tirado Zamot, 46, of Reading-,

ONTELAUNEE TWP., Pa. — A tow truck driver lost his life Tuesday night in an accident on the job in Berks County

Jose Tirado Zamot, 46, of Reading, was dropping off the tractor part of a tractor-trailer at Berman Freightliner on Ashley Way in Ontelaunee Township, according to the Northern Berks Regional Police Department.


 (October 20, 2021)

Construction worker killed in Newton County bridge collapse-By - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A construction worker was killed Tuesday when a portion of a bridge collapsed, sending him and two co-workers into the Yellow River, the Newton County Sheriff’s Office said.
 (October 19, 2021)

Brookville Man Killed While Working Along Union County Roadway-By Travis Thayer

(Union County, Ind.) – A Brookville man was killed while working along a rural Union County roadway.

Indiana State Police responded to the area of Clifton Road and U.S. 27 to investigate a single vehicle crash around 9:00 a.m. Monday.


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