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peopleJames L Gabel, 58

James was killed on the job in October 2012 while working for Allied Seed Genetics in Geneva, Nebraska. He was killed when combine ran over him.

Federal OSHA investigated the incident and proposed a $5,600.00 penalty for two serious violations. In an informal settlement the penalty was reduced to $4,200.00 for two serious violations. This case is closed.

Inspection: 667099.015 - Allied Genetics, Llc

This photo was sent in by his widow Sandra Gabel.

~ 11/24/1953 - 10/2/2012 ~

peopleAnthony M. "Tony" Gabriele, 49

Tony was killed on the job in January 2015 while working for Silvi Concrete (Riverside) in Bristol, Pennsylvania. He was killed when a silo collapse and he was buried under mounds of cement. On January 11th Tony was found after being buried for three days.

Federal OSHA investigated the incident and proposed no penalty or violations.  This case is closed.

Inspection: 1016643.015 - Riverside Construction Materials, Inc.

This photo was sent in by his widow Angela LaPrade Gabriele.

~ 8/22/65 - 1/11/2015 ~

peopleDustin Wayne Galyan, 25

Dustin was killed on the job in February 2015 while working for Texoma Power Line Company in Jones, Oklahoma. He was killed while working in an extended bucket attempting to put an armor guard on the line and was electrocuted.

Federal OSHA investigated the incident and proposed a $14,000 penalty with three serious violation. This case is still open.

Inspection: 1040868.015 - Texoma Powerline, Inc.

This photo was sent in by his mother Stephanie Galyan.

---- My son Dustin Wayne Galyan he was born 02-26-1989 he was 25 yrs old. He lived in Jones, Oklahoma. He died 02-13-2015, he was a lineman and got electrocuted on the job. Dustin leaves behind a 15 month old son, mother, father 2 sisters and 4 brothers, and tons of family and friends... He was a great guy, who loved his family, he was the type of guy that never met a stranger, he would give you the shirt off his back and never ask you for anything in return.. He is loved and missed by so many.... Thank you, for inviting us to the workers Memorial day candlelight vigil, it meant a lot to me. Dustin is also survived by an unborn daughter, who is due in August.

~ 2/26/1989 - 2/13/2015 ~

peopleRaymundo C. Gonzalez, 54

Ray was killed on the job in November 2004 while working for BP in Texas City, Texas. He was killed in a super heated steam explosion. Leonard Maurice Moore was also killed in this incident.

Federal OSHA investigated the incident and proposed a $109,500.00 penalty with seven serious and one willful violation. In an informal settlement the penalties were reduced to $102,500.00 for six serious violations and one willful violation. This case is closed.

Inspection: 306482266-Bp Products North America, Inc.

This photo was sent in by his widow Mary Gonzalez.

---- Less than 6 months later, another explosion occurred at this same worksite, killing 15 workers.

~ 1/4/1950 - 11/12/2004 ~

peopleMatthew Goodner, 30

Matthew (from Iowa) was killed on the job in October 2011 while working for American Tower Corp. in Newton, Massachusetts. He fell 1,000 feet while replacing an antenna pole and safety ladder on the tower.

There is no OSHA data.

This photo was sent in by his mother Mary (Mike) Yetmar.


~ 12/3/1980 - 10/11/2011 ~

peopleJames Grahame, 52

James was killed from Mesothelioma while working for SBC (now AT&T), CWA Local 9410 in San Francisco, CA. He died when he contracted mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos while performing his telecommunications work.

This case is not in the CAL-OSHA jurisdiction.

This photo was sent in by his friend David Hurlburt.

~ 2/12/1951 - 11/25/2003

peopleMark Allen Gray, 27

Mark was killed on the job in July 2009 while working for Catenary Coal/Sample Mine (Hawkeye Contracting) Company in Eskdale, West Virginia. He died when he was in a truck rollover and drowned in a pond.

MSHA investigated and issued one citation; a civil penalty has not yet been assessed by MSHA.

This photo was sent in by his aunt Carol Confere.

---- Catenary Coal Co. Tribute by his wife Bevery McCarty Gray: Mark's life was tragically ended working as a surface miner in WV when his articulated truck rolled into a sediment pond, entrapping him and he drowned. Mark was a very compassionate person who loved life and was loved by many. He loved children and for years, along with his wife, taught Sunday School for several years. Mark was an avid fisherman and loved to hunt. He was a beautiful person, inside and out and many lives were changed due to this preventable accident.

~ 7/28/2009 ~

peopleJason E. Gudat, 31

Jason was killed on the job in May 2011 while working at Fairfield Coal (Sutropolis) in Petersburg, Ohio.

This photo was sent in by his parents Karen A. Harris and Arden F. Harris Sr.

----This is my son Jason E. Gudat born November 19, 1979 (age 31) has twin sister Jaymie Lynn Gudat Andrews died April 25, 2011 E. Fairfield Coal (Subtropolis) Petersburg, Ohio. I am Jason's mother Karen A. Harris, my husband Arden F. Harris Sr. his father Ronald Gudat grandmother Mildred Loudon he has a twin sister Jaymie Lynn Gudat Andrews a sister Stephanie Ann Gudat Burns step brothers Clyde Harris Arden Harris Jr. Step sisters Elaine Clark Teresa Bostwick Crystal Mounts Joy Shawver many nieces and nephews.

~ 11/19/1979 - 05/25/2011 ~