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2020 Michigan Work-Related Deaths

Case Summary

The table below contains preliminary information about Michigan workers who have died in 2020 as a result of an injury sustained while at work. The information has been obtained from public media sources, MIOSHA and stakeholder reporters. MIFACE has not verified this information; verification may conclude that the death is out of scope.

A MIOSHA Program-Related fatality is determined by whether the individual who died was employed in an industry included in MIOSHA jurisdiction as defined in Public Act 154 of 1974, as amended and the fatality may be related to a MIOSHA standard.

Case Number

Date of Injury

Occupation Description  County
5. 2/11/20 Farmer A farmer died in a farming accident. Calhoun
4. 2/13/20 Sawmill Laborer MIOSHA Program-Related Fatality. Please access information here.


3. 1/14/20 Cleaner A cleaner died in a motor vehicle accident.


2. 1/5/20 Delivery Driver A delivery driver died of complications from coronary artery disease.


1. 1/6/20 Postal Worker A postal worker died in a motor vehicle accident.