GEORGIA'S FALLEN WORKERS
These are a few of the men and women that went to work in Georgia and were fatally injured never going home to their families at the end of their shift. We remember, honor and recognize these men and women for their dedication and hardwork. We would like to sincerely thank the families that shared their loved one's picture and their tragic loss with USMWF.
~ 6/15/1985 - 7/10/2009 ~
Damien Whipple, 24
Damien was killed in September 2009 while working for Rescar Industries in Gordon, Georgia. He died he fell off of a train onto the tracks and was pinned under another train while switching rail cars.
Federal OSHA investigated the incident and proposed a $32,000.00 penalty for nine serious violations. In an informal settlement the penalty was reduced to $1,600.00 for four serious violations and one other.
Inspection: 312527617 - Rescar Industries, Inc.
He is deeply missed by his mother, sisters and brothers, family and friends. We know he is resting with God.