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Minnesota OSHA Compliance -- Fatalities investigated



Fatalities investigated by Minnesota OSHA:  federal-fiscal-years 2010 through 2014



Occupational fatality type
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
Total
Amputation 0 0 0 0 0 0
Asphyxiation 0 0 0 0 0 0
Burns 0 0 0 1 0 1
Chemical exposure 4 1 0 0 0 5
Contact with object/equipment 5 8 7 9 8 37
Drowning 0 2 0 1 0 3
Electrocution 1 1 2 2 2 8
Explosion 0 1 2 0 0 3
Fall 5 7 5 5 5 27
Other 0 1 0 0 2 3
Total 15 21 16 18 17 87
Percent in construction industry 20% 19% 56% 39% 35% 34%
Percent in general industry 80% 81% 44% 61% 65% 66%

Updated February 2015

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