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Published January 07, 2013, 04:45 PM

North Dakota has a record 44 work-related deaths in 2011

(WDAY TV) -- The U.S. Department of Labor says North Dakota recorded a record 44 work-related deaths in 2011.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

(WDAY TV) -- The U.S. Department of Labor says North Dakota recorded a record 44 work-related deaths in 2011.

The agency says that was up from 30 work-related deaths in 2010.

This is video from an accident in August of 2011 in Fargo's Industrial park

An employee of Buhler Industries, 49-year old Noren Ellinson, suffered

a traumatic brain injury, after a bin fell on him

August 16th. He died 2-days later.

Fatal occupational injuries in the state were at the lowest level in 1992, when 20 deaths were reported.

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