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Advocates call for better reporting of on-the-job deaths

Posted 5/6/22

At least 45 workers across the city have died on the job in the past year. And that number is likely undercounted, according to workplace safety advocates.

“Whenever a worker dies on the job, we have to ask ourselves: did we do everything we could for this worker?” asked Charlene Obernauer, executive director of the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health.

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