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According to OSHA, there were 4,821 workers killed on the job in 2014. These fatalities range from slips and falls to improper use of respiratory protection, and proper training is one tool that might have protected them.
Utility workers die after losing consciousness in a drainage hole due to a buildup of hydrogen sulfide and methane. A rescue worker is in the hospital after removing his air pack to enter the confined space.