We continue to honor our lost workers who died earlier this year who we were not previously aware of. Our hearts and thoughts are with the families and are available to help in any way.
While often unsuccessful with the later dates, we do our best to find a link for each incident to provide further details.
March 1, 2014 - Big Spring, TX - 31 year old Donald Wiesner of Abilene was critically injured on February 28, 2014 and died after he was struck by an unknown object while working for Bandera Drilling Co, Inc.
March 1 - Mount Pleasant, TX - 44 year old Danny Allen died on the job after he was struck by an unknown object. He was employed by Chad Menefee Construction.
March 1 - Spring, TX - 42 year old Pedro Sanchez was killed on the job when he fell from an unknown elevation while working for Renee LaPaz.
March 1 - Woodward, OK - 72 year old Michael F. Moore of Mooreland was a pumper on an oilfield site for Sampson Brothers, Inc. when he suffered asphyxiation after being caught in or between an unknown object.
March 3 - Kersey, CO - 51 year old Joe Sherman of Greeley died on the job from inhalation of a toxic substance while working for Now or Never Trucking, Inc. and Suncor.
March 3 - Atlanta, GA - 54 year old Virgil "Joe" Whorton Jr. of Cartersville was killed on the job when he fell from a roof. He was the owner of All-Top Roofing Services, Inc.
March 3 - Winterville, NC - 27 year old Antonio "Tony" W. Riddick of Elizabeth City was found lying in an isle of a grocery store by his co-worker. He later died at a hospital of unknown causes. He was employed by RGIS, LLS.
March 4 - Pagosa Springs, CO - 38 year old Colin Sutton was part of a ski patrol team who was skiing in the back country and was caught in an avalanche. He co-workers were able to free him but he died later at hospital. He was employed by Wolf Creek Ski Area.
March 4 - Blue Springs, MO - 44 year old Allen D. Clem of Kansas City was Product Development Technician 2 for Fike Corporation when he suffered fatal head trauma in a fall from an unknown elevation.
March 5 - Shelton, CT - 62 year old Paul E. "Goldy" Goldspink suffered a fatal heart attack while trying to tie down an excavator to a trailer. He was employed by City of Shelton DPW Transfers.
March 6 - Brooklyn, NY - 33 year old Manuel Colorado was killed on the job after he fell from an unknown elevation while working for Adar Steel Inc.
March 6 - Seagraves, TX - 42 year old James L. Croft of Tyler died on the job when he was crushed by a falling silo. Croft was operating an excavator while co-workers were attempting to take down a silo tank when it fell unexpectedly, landing on top of the vehicle cab. He was employed by WV, LLC and K&L Oil Field Demolition, a company which was taking down structures inside the Venture Chemicals plant.
March 6 - Hastings, MI - 42 year old Alicia Avalos-Rebolledo was killed when she was attacked by a bull as she attempted to herd cows to a milking station. She was employed by Valley Grove Dairy Farm.
March 7 - Buffalo, NY - 56 year old Stephen "Steve" Powlowski, Jr. of Tonawanda was working at his business, Steve's Auto Service, on a car when it caught on fire. The shop was engulfed in flames and he was dragged from the scene by co-workers but died later at hospital of burns.
March 7 - West Palm Beach, FL - 67 year old Richard Milke died on the job of an unknown cause while working for Home Depot USA, Inc.
March 8 - Los Angeles, CA - 67 year old Richard Chong was critically injured on March 6 when he fell from a ladder on the roof of his business, suffering head trauma. He was performing HVAC maintenance at his business, Daehung Refrigeration.
March 9 - Saint Cloud, FL - 45 year old Steven Cockerham died of a natural cardiac event while working for Osceolasc LLC.
March 9 - Fremont, OH - 28 year old Ramiro Sanchez was working as a bartender at the Last Call Bar when someone came into the bar with a gun and began firing, hitting Sanchez and two others. The other two who were also killed were relatives of Sanchez who were there celebrating a birthday.
March 9 - Buffalo, NY - 76 year old Leo Sucharski was a letter carrier for Buffalo-Western New York Branch 3 post office. After his shift on March 6 and parking his work truck, he slipped on the ice and suffered head trauma. He died on the 9th at hospital.
March 10 - South Beloit, WI - 51 year old Alfredo Arrendondo of Beloit was killed on the job when his arm became caught in a conveyor belt at Behr Iron & Steel, Inc.'s recycling plant.
March 10 - Italy, TX - 22 year old Jonathan Dehoyos of San Antonio, died on the job after he was struck by a work vehicle. He was working from a litter truck, picking up trash along an interstate when he jumped off the back of the truck to pick up trash. The truck driver did not realize he had jumped off, and backed into him. He was employed by M&M Striping & Power Washing LLC.
March 10 - Montgomery, AL - 43 year old Vettia Roche was a manager of a Taco Bell restaurant when she was attacked and beaten to death by two teenage employees. Those teens were charged with her murder. The parent company of the restaurant is Monty Mex Corporation.
March 10 - Sun City, AZ - 43 year old Christopher J. Shenker was the owner of CJ's Bathtub Refinishing & Repair at the time of his death. He was working in a customer's home and although he was wearing a respirator he was still overcome by noxious fumes.
March 11 - Newport, AR - 56 year old Larry Ball of Floral was killed on the job when was pinned between two pieces of machinery after an aluminum rolling mill cradle opened unexpectedly. He was employed by Norandal USA, Inc.
March 11 - Sarasota, FL - 63 year old Lam Hong Auy died on the job after she was pinned beneath a 2,000 pound machine that employees were attempting to move. She was employed by Eaton Corporation.
March 11 - Honolulu, HI - 54 year old Wayne Tanaka died on the job after he fell from an unknown elevation. He was employed by Higa Meat and Pork Market, Ltd at the time of his death.
March 11 - Poway, CA - 40 year old Leobardo Valdenegros was killed on the job after being struck by a motorist as he worked along a roadway. He was working for Heaviland Enterprises, Inc., a landscape company, blowing leaves along the road when he was struck.
March 12 - Irvine, PA - 26 year old Nikolai Giles Briggs of Clarendon was killed on the job when a crude oil tank exploded, knocking him some 60 feet away. He was employed by TNT Oil Company.
March 12 - North Smithfield, RI - 64 year old Lionel A. Belisle suffered a fatal heart attack while working as an associate at WalMart.
March 13 - St. Francisville, LA - 37 year old Suyapa Martinez died on the job after being struck by an unknown object, suffered blunt force trauma while working for Bluff's Golf LLC.
March 13 - Brooklyn, NY - 41 year old Shakir Qureshi died on the job from asphyxiation after inhaling a toxic substance while working for Layton Manufacturing Corp.
March 13 - Missoula, MT - 56 year old Ronald Mosher of Iona, ID died of a sudden cardiac arrest while working for Dillard's in Missoula.
March 13 - Habbronville, TX - 68 year old Walter Harrison Hill of Combs was a semi truck driver for Guardian Building Products Distribution when he fell from an unknown elevation and died of head trauma.
March 14 - Garland, TX - 37 year old Kevin Smith died as the result of blunt force trauma after being struck by an unknown object. He was employed by First Graphic Services, Inc.
March 14 - Shreveport, LA - 61 year old Steven Lynn Young of Stanton, TN, died on the job when he suffered head trauma after being struck by an unknown object. He was employed by South Industrial Mechanical Maintenance Company, LLC.
March 14 - Longwood, FL - 48 year old Willard B. Tincher of Sanford, died on the job after falling from an unknown elevation. He was employed by Florida Pool Enclosures, Inc.
March 14 - Golden Meadow, LA - 30 year old Albor Llamas was killed on the job after falling from an unknown elevation, suffering head trauma. He was employed by Scrap Cutting, Inc.
March 14 - Tilden, TX - 45 year old Glenn E. Weigang of Pleasanton died on the job after he suffered burns in an unknown incident. He was employed by Mesa Southern Well Services, LP.
March 15 - Lake Preston, SD - 51 year old Anthony "Tony" DeKnikker died on the job after he was caught in an object causing asphyxia. He was working for Prairie Ag Partners.
March 15 - Port Charlotte, FL - A 42 year old unidentified worker was killed on the job from an electric shock while working for BF Fort Myers, Inc.
March 16 - Santa Rosa Beach, FL - 76 year old Larry Kent Wolfe of Martinsville died after falling from an unknown elevation and suffered head trauma. He was working for his favorite charity, Caring & Sharing of South Walton Co., Inc.
March 17 - Santa Ana, CA - 48 year old Ignacio Garcia died on the job of a heat related illness while working for Mission Landscape Co.
March 18 - Atlanta, GA - 43 year old Vicki Moulder of Lawrenceville died she fell from an unknown elevation while working for The Coca-Cola Company.
March 19 - Converse, TX - 64 year old Edgardo Perez-Suarez was killed on the job after being struck by an unknown object. He was employed by Ingram Ready Mix, Inc.
March 19 - Chicago, IL - 55 year old Scott L. Tolbert of Joliet died on the job after falling from an unknown elevation. He was employed Chicago Doorways LLC.
March 20 - Tecumseh, NE - 63 year old James Bennet was employed by Midwest Farms Cooperative when he died of inhalation of an unknown substance.
March 20 - Sulphur, OK - 57 year old David Simpson died of asphyxiation after inhaling a toxic substance. He was employed by Premier Trading Transportation.
March 20 - Jamaica, NY - 44 year old Anthony Cirillo died under unknown circumstances while working for Consolidated Edison.
March 21 - Catoosa, OK - 48 year old Erendira Hernandez Gonzalez was killed on the job when struck by an unknown object while working for Mack's S&S Construction Co., Inc.
March 21 - Boston, MA - 57 year old David Tito Nyombi of Uganda, was killed on the job when he fell down an elevator shaft. He was employed by Dolly DYK Cleaning Corporation.
March 22 - Hannibal, OH - 39 year old Jason Putnam died on the job after being struck by an unknown object. He was employed by Graham County Land Company.
March 23 - Toms River, NJ - 41 year old Carlos Avilis was an employee for AJH Enterprises LLC when he fell from an unknown elevation, causing his death.
March 23 - Paragould, AR - 41 year old Lori L. Turner died after she suffered an electric shock while employed with Anchor Packaging, Inc., a food packaging company. Details of how she received the shock is not known.
March 24 - San Juan, Puerto Rico - 60 year old Arnaldo Rosa was killed on the job after being struck by an unknown object causing blunt force trauma. He was employed by Horizon Lines of Puerto Rico.
March 24 - Borden, IN - 59 year old Kenneth W. "Kenrod" McKinley of Crystal River, FL was working for Bryan Stumler Excavating Inc. cutting trees for a roadway project when he collapsed for an unknown reason.
March 25 - Crystal Springs, MS - 39 year old Garvin Barnes was a flagman for Dickerson and Bowen, Inc. working in a work zone near Highway 51 when he was struck by a motorist. One driver rear-ended a car, pushing it into Barnes. The company was a subcontractor for MDOT.
March 26 - Diamond, OH - 50 year old Jon K. Blystone of Youngstown, died on the job after his clothes caught fire as he painted a restroom. It is unclear how his clothes caught fire, but he ran out of the room engulfed in flames. He died later at an area hospital. He was employed by Green Acres Lake Park Resort.
March 28 - League City, TX - 61 year old Barry Benson of Texas City died on the job after he took a fall in an unknown incident. He was employed by Plant Process Equipment.
March 31 - Baton Rouge, LA - 68 year old Joey Rizzo suffered blunt force trauma when he was struck by an unknown object while working for The Home Depot USA, Inc.
March 31 - Coopersburg, PA - 60 year old Neil Horner of Quakertown died on the job after being struck by an unknown object. He was employed by Coopersburg Bagging Company.