Incidents

The impact of workplace incidents and fatalities can be devastating to families, workplaces and communities. The following postings are intended to raise awareness of workplace hazards, fatal incidents and occupational health and safety resources to help prevent similar incidents from occurring.

The incidents and fatalities listed have occurred in regulated workplaces. Please note that at the time of publishing on this page, serious injuries and fatalities may still be under investigation and therefore no conclusions have been made as to root causes. These postings are developed with the intention of safeguarding the privacy of those involved and the integrity of accident investigations and possible legal proceedings.

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  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: September 10, 2018
    Description: Worker was working on the roof when they slipped and fell 19 feet to the ground.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: Food manufacturing
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: September 7, 2018
    Description: Worker was struck by a cut tree that was leaning on another tree while working nearby.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Silviculture
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: September 6, 2018
    Description: Worker was working in the woods when a tree limb fell on their head.

  • Nature of injury: Asbestos exposure
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: September 6, 2018
    Description: Workers were exposed to possible asbestos.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: August 25, 2018
    Description: Worker fell from a two-story home through an opening by the staircase.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Food manufacturing
    Job Type: Millwright
    Date: August 25, 2018
    Description: Worker was moving a chain sprocket when it fell and hit their ladder, causing them to fall 4 feet to the ground.

  • Nature of injury: Crushing injury
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: August 16, 2018
    Description: Worker’s hand was crushed by hydraulic press while cleaning the machine.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: Waste management
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: August 16, 2018
    Description: Chamber flooded and worker drowned.

  • Nature of injury: Cuts and lacerations
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: August 13, 2018
    Description: Worker’s foot was run over by a slab-type forklift.

  • Nature of injury: Fatality
    Industry: Public administration
    Job Type: Police officer
    Date: August 10, 2018
    Description: Two officers were shot while responding to a call.

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