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: Cuts and lacerations
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: October 31, 2022
    Description: Worker was hit on the head while taking down a balcony that collapsed.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: October 13, 2022
    Description: Worker fell from a roof, breaking an ankle and leg.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Job Type: Operator
    Date: October 12, 2022
    Description: Rigging failed and equipment fell on and fractured worker’s foot.

  • Nature of injury: Asbestos exposure
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: October 7, 2022
    Description: Employees were working on a boiler covered with asbestos insulation without the proper safety precautions.

  • Nature of injury: Asbestos exposure
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: October 6, 2022
    Description: Employees hospitalized after being exposed to asbestos.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Carpenter
    Date: October 4, 2022
    Description: Worker fell from a roof resulting in a broken foot.

  • Nature of injury: Bruises and contusions
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Roofer
    Date: September 14, 2022
    Description: Worker fell 12 feet while roofing a garage and suffered bruising to shoulder and back.

  • Nature of injury: Multiply injuries
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Labourer
    Date: September 8, 2022
    Description: A truss fell on a worker when the rigging failed, resulting in a spinal injury and broken leg.

  • Nature of injury: Burns
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Electrician
    Date: August 25, 2022
    Description: A power flash caused burns to worker's hands.

  • Nature of injury: Fracture(s)
    Industry: Construction
    Job Type: Carpenter
    Date: August 16, 2022
    Description: Worker fell approx. 16 ft from a beam and suffered a hairline spinal fracture.

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